Selected Community Events
Prepared Birthing Class
Apr 4, 2013 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St
This class meets once a week for five consecutive weeks. The class is for women (and their support person) in their sixth or seventh month of pregnancy. The class size is limited to 12 couples and allows closer interaction with the instructor for practice and reinforcement of skills. The class includes discussions about labor, birth and early postpartum; instruction in comfort measures, massage techniques and labor support; and exploration of communication skills between the woman, her support person and members of the health care team. In addition, the class covers what challenges may occur and available options. The class includes a tour of the Family Birthing Center. The first class is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St. The cost is $70. Please register two weeks prior to the class as space is limited. To register or for more information, visit mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/eau-claire/classes-and-events, or call the Wellness Clinic at 715-838-6767.