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Firelands Offering Free Parenting Class

Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering the next Happiest Baby on the Block parenting class on Tuesday, July 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Firelands Regional Medical Center’s South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky.

The Happiest Baby on the Block is based on the techniques of world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp.  Dr. Karp has been featured on Good Morning America, The Dr. Phil Show, ABC World News Tonight, CNN, and numerous national radio programs.

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Healthcare Provider CPR Courses Offered at Firelands

Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering the Healthcare Provider CPR Certification Course on the following dates:

• Tuesday, July 1, 8-11:30 a.m.
• Monday, July 14, 1-4:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, July 29, 8-11:30 a.m.

The classes will be held at Firelands Regional Medical Center’s South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue.  This Healthcare Provider Course is for medical professionals and students beginning course work in healthcare professions only.  The class fee is $50 per person.

Those attending will learn adult, child, and infant CPR in cases where there are either one or two rescuers and Obstructed Airway Management for adults, children, and infants.  Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training is also included.

The Foundation for Firelands provides funding to make this program possible. Registration is required and can be made by calling Firelands Regional Medical Center at 419-557-6740.

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Two-Day Childbirth Class Offered at Firelands

Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering a Childbirth Preparation class on Friday, July 18, from 6-9 p.m. and continuing on Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Childbirth Preparation classes are held at Firelands Regional Medical Center, South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky.

Participants will learn breathing patterns and relaxation exercises to be used during labor and delivery.  Induction of labor, medication and anesthesia options, Caesarian birth and recovery will also be discussed.

Childbirth classes are taught by experienced obstetrical nurses from Firelands Regional Medical Center with a clinical background focused on contemporary childbirth methods.  It is recommended that this course be taken during the last trimester of pregnancy and that expectant mothers select a class that ends at least three weeks before their due date.

The cost for the class is $35 per couple.  No one will be refused this course due to inability to pay.  The Foundation for Firelands provides funding to make this program possible. To register, call Firelands Regional Medical Center at 419-557-7840.

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