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Karen, Tina, Rich and Cooky show appreciation for all of the wonderful people who make a difference at the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management.

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Don, Roberta, Jodie and Ricardo know that hard work can lead to great results when utilizing the tools offered by the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management.

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Kaitlin, Art, Johanna and Brenda express gratitude to the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management for changing their lives and helping them make healthy lifestyle changes.

Six-Week Prepared Childbirth (Includes Birthplace Tour)

This six-week prepared childbirth class, offered in the evenings, provides information about the physical and emotional changes occurring during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. The course includes breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort techniques, medication and anesthesia options for labor and delivery. Infant care issues and the adjustment to parenthood will also be discussed. A tour of The Birthplace is included. Classroom teaching includes videos, demonstrations, and discussions. The expectant father or support person should attend all sessions.

Fee covers the expectant mom, the support person and all materials.

Insurance Reimbursement and Financial Assistance

Many insurance companies offer reimbursement for attending childbirth education classes. Proof of payment and a letter of completion are often required. Letters are given out at the end of each class. Check with your insurance company to see if your plan offers reimbursement.

Financial assistance is available. Fill out our Ask a Childbirth Educator Form to see if you qualify.

Tuesdays in the Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus

  • February 7 - March 14, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • April 4 - May 9, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • May 30 - July 11 (*No class on July 4), 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • July 25 - August 29, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • September 19 - October 24, 6:30pm-8:30pm

About the Presenter

Doreen Gallant, RN is a Certified Lactation Consultant and Certified Childbirth Educator.  Doreen also has extensive experience as a Labor & Delivery nurse.

Public Fee: $165


To register by phone, call 877-LGH-WELL (877-544-9355).

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