Classes

SCRMC offers a variety of Birth and Family Education classes.  Our Certified Childbirth Educator along with our Labor and Delivery staff promote the wellbeing of families as they create their own birth miracle.

Expectant Parents

This class is ideal for parents during the last three months of pregnancy.  Participants will leave with an increased confidence in the birth process and their ability to care for their newborn when they get home.

In this class you will learn about the stages of labor, tour The Birth Place, have hands-on learning with breathing, relaxation, and pain medications for labor and delivery.  You will also learn about adjusting to life with a baby in the house, breastfeeding and infant feeding from birth to six months, normal newborn behaviors, stages of development, bathing and diapering your baby, safe infant sleep, car seat safety, CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver, and basic infant care from birth to 12 months.

The instructor is a Certified Childbirth Educator (CCE), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), CPR Instructor and busy mom.

Each four-week series is on Monday evenings unless otherwise indicated.  The classes are located in the Riverbend Conference Center at SCRMC.  Private and semi-private classes are available upon request.

All classes are FREE but registration is required.  Please call 715-483-0431 to register.

Upcoming Class Dates

November 6, 13, 20 & 27:  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
January 15, 22, 29 & February 5:  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
March 5, 12, 19 & 26:  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Infant Care

The class is designed to give parents, grandparents and caregivers the information they need to feel comfortable taking care of a new baby.

During this class you will learn normal newborn behaviors, breastfeeding, stages of development, bathing and diapering, safe infant sleep, car seat safety, introducing solid foods and basic infant care from birth to 12 months.  You will also learn Infant CPR and the Heimlich maneuver.

This one-night class is held Monday evenings the Glacier Conference Room at SCRMC

The class is FREE but registration is required.  Please call 715-483-0431 to register.

Upcoming Class Dates

December 4:  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
February 19:  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Welcome to Grandparenting

Learn about what has changed and what has stayed the same since you had your children.  Stay in the loop and share your experiences as we explore how to support the new family, current trends in childbirth, current safety recommendations for the home and car, infant nutrition, and Infant CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver.

This one-night class is held Thursday evenings in the Glacier Conference Room at SCRMC.

The class is FREE but registration is required.  Please call 715-483-0431 to register.

Upcoming Class Dates

November 9:  5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
January 25:  5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
March 22  5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

I’m a Big Brother / Big Sister!

This birthday party themed class is designed to ease the older sibling(s) into their new role as big brother or big sister.

While at the “birthday party” we will tour The Birth Place and listen to your baby’s heartbeat, find out what mommy and daddy will be doing at the hospital, have story time with books that teach newborn care and encourage you 2 to 6 year old(s) as they prepare for their sibling.  Each child receives a t-shirt.

The class is Tuesday afternoons at The Birth Place lounge at SCRMC.

Parties are FREE but registration is required.  Please call 715-483-0431 to register.

Upcoming Party Dates

November 30:  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
December 28:  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
January 18:  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
February 22:  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
March 29:  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Baby & Me

Baby & Me is a play and discussion hour for infants and their parents. Babies can observe, interact and explore with other babies while parents connect with other moms and dads. Parents also have the chance to discuss their questions and concerns with a Family Resource Center parent educator and participate in a parenting discussion with other parents.

The group meets Fridays from 10-11 a.m. in the Glacier Room.

All classes are FREE but registration is required.  Please call 715-684-4440 to register.

Upcoming Class Dates and Topics

October 17: Co-Parenting
November 3: Importance of Sensory Play
November 10: Babies on the Move: Baby Proofing
November 17: Babies Cry: Be Prepared!
November 24; No Class
December 1: Sleep: How to and How Much?
December 8: Nutrition: Better Beverage Choices
December 15: Family Traditions
December 22: Footprints and Hand Craft

The Latch (Breastfeeding Support Group)

A weekly group where moms and babies can connect, refresh and chat about all things breastfeeding. This group is facilitated by a Certified Lactation Consultant and mommy and is for pregnant women and moms with babies up to 1 year old.

The group meets on Thursdays from 10:30 AM to Noon in the hospital building, unless otherwise noted.

There is no fee to join the group and registration is NOT required.