Natural Childbirth Class being offered at La Porte Hospital
Women who would like to experience a water labor and birth, and explore options for delivering without medications, are welcome to attend the Natural Childbirth Class from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 17, at La Porte Hospital. The program is open to mothers and a support person at approximately 32 weeks of pregnancy. All those who attend are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. The cost for the class is $30 per couple, and registration is required by calling 219-326-2444. The next class after that is Nov. 21. The Birthing Center at La Porte Hospital is the newest unit at the hospital, beautifully decorated with hardwood-colored floors and soothing, natural colors. The center features a centralized security monitoring system for infant safety; 10 spacious hotel-like suites for labor, delivery, recovery, and post-partum; private bathrooms and showers; two whirlpool tub suites for water labor and birthing; two family refreshment centers; three medical observations/examination rooms; and foldout couches for a support partner. Complimentary Wi-Fi is always available. Tours are available of the unit by calling (219) 326-2373.
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