Childbirth Education

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Taxonomy Code: LJ-5000.1500

Programs that offer classes or other educational experiences which prepare prospective mothers and their birth partners emotionally and physically for the labor and birth process. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of birth, relaxation and breathing techniques, different types of labors, birthing/delivery options and postpartum care. Also included are programs that prepare other members of the family (grandparents and siblings) for the arrival of a new family member.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BREASTFEEDING CLASSOffers one, 2 1/2 hour class discussing the advantages of breast milk and provides practical information and strategies for successful breastfeeding. Maternal nutrition is also discussed. Also provides inpatients with individualized breastfeeding insturction given by the Nursing Staff and a Certified Lactation Consultant on the patient care unit.NassauBREASTFEEDING CLASSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATIONProvides four, 2 hour classes held weekly. Classes give couples the opportunity to learn about the birthing experience and teaches pregnant women how to work effectively with their bodies through a combination of exercise, relaxation, breathing techniques, focal points and imagery. Call for dates and times.NassauCHILDBIRTH PREPARATIONWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION CLASSESOffers classes for parents expecting their first child or those who have never attended childbirth classes before. The six weekly sessions are taught by registered nurses certified by the Council of Childbirth Education specialists. Topics reviewed include: signs of labor, labor process, possible medications, anesthesia, newborn care, breathing and relaxation techniques, bottle/breastfeeding, and post-partum care. A tour of the maternity area and films on labor and delivery are also included. Classes run throughout the entire year.NassauCHILDBIRTH PREPARATION CLASSESMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION/LAMAZEOffers a five session course on topics including: phases and stages of labor, the role of the labor partner, relaxation, pushing and breathing techniques, analgesic/anesthesia options, cesarean birth and postpartum expectations. Offers refresher classes for women who have given birth more than two years earlier. Call for further information.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSETNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSET
INFANT CAREProvides a 2 hour class for expectant parents with instruction and discussion on infant bathing, dressing, feeding and safety. Call for dates and times.NassauINFANT CAREWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LAMAZEOffers lamaze instruction to expectant mothers and their coaches. Provides information on normal labor, birth, any difficulties that could arise during delivery, and the early postpartum period. Teaches relaxation skills, breathing strategies, massage techniques and comfort measures to ease pain. Provides information on anesthesia choices and breastfeeding. Offers tour of maternity unit. Offered through Family Education Program. Call to register.SuffolkLAMAZEST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
LAMAZE/CHILDBIRTH EDUCATIONProvides childbirth preparation education in small groups. Comfort measures for labor and birth includes coaching , relaxation, and breathing techniques. Anatomy and physiology, cesarean preparation, pain medications, hospital procedures and body mechanics are also included in the curriculum.SuffolkLAMAZE/CHILDBIRTH EDUCATIONCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATIONOffers Lamaze program of childbirth education, prenatal care, exercise and information. Classes, scheduled frequently, are kept small. For fee information, dates and times, and to make reservation call (888)321-3627.SuffolkLAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATIONSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
LAMAZE INSTRUCTIONOffers individual Lamaze Instruction by a Certified childbirth Educator to high-risk antepartum inpatients who can attend classes off the unit.NassauLAMAZE INSTRUCTIONWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LAMAZE INTERNATIONALProvides information and referral for expectant parents and refers callers to Lamaze Certified Educators (LCCEs). Provides Childbirth Preparation Classes, Early Pregnancy Education, Breastfeeding Education and Lactation Consultation, Newborn Baby Care, Assisting at Births as a Doula/Birth Assistant, Infant and Toddler CPR and First Aid, Infant Massage and New Mother's Groups. Call for additional information.LAMAZE INTERNATIONALLAMAZE INTERNATIONAL
LONG ISLAND MIDWIVESProvides an educational outreach and directory for licensed midwives living or practicing on or near Long Island. Also provides the consumer information about finding a midwife as well as a directory of Long Island doulas and childbirth educators. Visit website for additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND MIDWIVESLONG ISLAND MIDWIVES
MATERNITY SERVICESMaternity Center provides prenatal programs baby care and safety courses intensive care for premature newborns and those with health problems full range of prenatal testing classes in childbirth, Lamaze and breast feeding. The Center has its own entry and parking lot. An orientation for expectant parents is held every Saturday at 9am call for reservations as space is limited.SuffolkMATERNITY SERVICESSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
NEW MOTHER'S SUPPORT NETWORKOffers pregnant women low or no cost pre-natal programs covering newborn-infant care, breast feeding, CPR/Tot-saver, pre-natal exercise and Lamaze training. Participants in the Lamaze class have the opportunity, at no charge, for a one time visit by a registered nurse to assist in newborn care.SuffolkNEW MOTHER'S SUPPORT NETWORKSUFFOLK Y-JCC
OBSTETRICS/NEONATAL SERVICESProvides obstetrical and neonatal medical services. Also offers expectant parents an array of pre- and post-natal classes including the following: early pregnancy class, First Time Around prepared childbirth, Lamaze Course breast feeding course labor refresher Lamaze course Big Brothers/Big Sisters Class Grandparents Class New Mother's Support Group Infant Massage Classes and Caring for Your Baby Class.SuffolkOBSTETRICS/NEONATAL SERVICESGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PRENATAL LECTURESOffers expectant mothers and fathers information on pregnancy, stages in childbirth, labor and delivery and infant care. Offers a series of (3) Lectures one every other month on Tuesday evenings. They are (I Your Pregnancy, II Labor and Delivery, and III New Mom New Baby) You can attend one or all lectures. Offered through Family Education Program. Call for schedule and fees.SuffolkPRENATAL LECTURESST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
WOMEN'S SERVICESProvides breast screenings, breast self examination classes, OB/GYN services, perinatal education, Mom and Me Care program and the Birthplace Maternity Center.SuffolkWOMEN'S SERVICESGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

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