Pregnancy

Beautiful Beginnings: Childbirth Prep


June 11 | 7 to 9 p.m. (Session 1 of 5) 
Southern Ocean Medical Center

Certified childbirth educators provide information on the stages of labor and delivery, hospital routines and medical interventions, comfort measures and pain-relief options. A tour of the Maternity Unit is included. 5 week sessions unless indicated.

For more information, please call 1-800-560-9990.

Baby Talk: Infant Care 101

This class provides all of the skills and information needed to care for your newborn at home during the first weeks. Emphasis is on hands-on practice with dolls as parents learn to hold and soothe, bathe and feed their newborns. For a complete list of dates and locations or to register for an upcoming class, please call 1-800-560-9990 or visit our online events calendar.


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Children who were exposed to antidepressants in the womb may score higher on certain tests of mental abilities at the age of 12, a small, preliminary study suggests.

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Some first-trimester bleeding occurs in up to 1 in every 4 pregnancies. Now, new research suggests that if bleeding extends beyond a day there could be implications for baby's birth weight.

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Pregnant women may want to skip all soft drinks while they're expecting if they want their child's learning and memory skills to be sharper, new research suggests.

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Girls whose moms were overweight or had high blood sugar during pregnancy may be more likely to enter puberty early, a large new study suggests.

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Pregnant women who take certain antidepressants may unknowingly compromise the brain development of their child, researchers suggest.

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Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are apt to have breathing issues in childhood and beyond, a new study has found.

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