This class is taught by a certified childbirth educator who reviews the anatomy of pregnancy, the stages of labor, breathing techniques for each stage of labor, epidural anesthesia, and basic infant care. Classes are held on the first Saturday of each month from 9 am to 4 pm (lunch is provided) at Foundation Hall on the campus of Danville Community College (DCC).
Classes are taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, who teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, positions for breastfeeding, and proper latch on. This class is for both expectant moms and dads and is held on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at Foundation Hall on the campus of Danville Community College (DCC).
Infant Safety and CPR
This class gives parents the confidence to handle emergency situations and prevent accidents and injuries from occurring with infants and children by teaching safety measures and the basics of infant CPR. Classes are free to the public and are held on the first Tuesday of each month from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Family Birthing Center of Danville Regional Medical Center.
Expectant parents are encouraged to take all three classes. Registration is required for all classes. For more information or to register for classes, call Tammy Moorefield at 434.799.4527 or