Floyd Memorial Birthing Center Celebrates Mother’s Day with Special Classes for New Mothers and Families.

May 3, 2012

The Floyd Memorial Birthing Center is offering special classes to educate new mothers and their families.  Breastfeeding, Sibling and Babysavers classes will help families adjust to their new addition.

The free Breastfeeding class will be held Thursday, May 10 from 6:30 – 9 pm in the Paris Health Education Center located inside the hospital at1850 State Street in New Albany.  The class will help new mothers and their newborn have a successful breastfeeding experience.  The discussion will include helpful hints and practical guidelines, as well as common misconceptions and barriers.

Sibling class will take place Saturday, May 19 from 10:30 am – 12 pm in the Paris Health Education Center.  The free class is for soon-to-be new brothers and sisters ages 3 to 11 and their parents.  Children will be shown how to diaper and hold a baby doll, and tour the Birthing Center where they will get to listen to the baby’s heartbeat.

Our Babysavers class is offered on Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 – 8 pm in the Paris Health Education Center.  The class is taught by certified CPR instructors and designed to teach infant CPR to new parents and caregivers.  The cost is $10 per couple for materials. 

Registration is required for all classes by calling 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723) or visiting www.floydmemorial.com/events.