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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.

Weekend Prepared Childbirth (Includes Birthplace Tour)

In a faster-paced teaching environment, you will learn all the topics covered in our six-week Prepared Childbirth Class. The class is split into two 4-hour days. 

  • The first day covers information about the physical and emotional changes occurring during pregnancy, labor and delivery, breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort techniques, medication and anesthesia options for labor and delivery and pushing positions.
  • The second day covers post partum care, newborn appearance and care, infant feeding, an introduction to breastfeeding, circumcision, baby blues/post partum depression, Shaken Baby and SIDS information.

A tour of The Birthplace is included. Our instructors utilize lecture, videos, demonstrations, and group discussions during the course.

Fee covers the expectant mother and a support person, all materials, a tour of The Birthplace and a snack each day.

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.

Classes are offered 2-3 times per month on Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am-12:30pm in the Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus.

Click REGISTER ONLINE, below, to enroll.

About the Presenter

Our Nurse Instructors are Certified Childbirth Educators and have experience in Labor & Delivery, Lactation and more.

Public Fee: $165.00


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

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