Women's Health

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.
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