Natural Childbirth Class being offered at La Porte Hospital

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 by [email protected] No Comments

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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