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Childbirth Education

HGH Childbirth Education Instructor Becky Egbert

Childbirth Education Classes

Humboldt General Hospital hosts a Childbirth Education course designed to help mothers-to-be achieve the kind of birth they desire. Women in their fifth to eighth month of pregnancy are encouraged to attend. Childbirth Education instructor Becky Egbert will lead the discussion. Mothers and coaches are encouraged to bring a couple of pillows and wear comfortable clothing for the instruction. Lunch and snacks are provided by Humboldt General Hospital. To cover the cost of the course, a voluntary donation is accepted, but is not required. Optional Lactation and Newborn Care classes are also available.
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Lactation Classes

Learn from our lactation educator, Becky Egbert, about the natural process of breastfeeding, lactation, physiology of the breast, positioning, identification of infant feeding cues, nutrition and storage of breast milk. Please bring a doll or stuffed animal. To cover the cost of the course, a voluntary donation is accepted, but is not required. Please call to pre-register at (775) 623-5222, ext. 1268.
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Newborn Care Classes

Join Childbirth Education instructor Becky Egbert as she discusses what to do after the baby is born. This class will cover feeding, sleeping, diapering, circumcision and umbilical cord care, bathing and dressing. Parents-to-be also will learn about temperament, crying and comforting techniques, behavior states and newborn communication. Husbands/fathers/coaches are welcome to attend. To cover the cost of this course, a voluntary donation is accepted, but is not required. Please call to pre-register at (775) 623-5222, ext. 1268.
Click here for the 2015 schedule