Childbirth classes at Marshall South are held at 5 pm on the first Tuesday of each month.
Marshall Medical South offers Childbirth Classes for moms who plan to deliver there. Taught by a lactation nurse, classes cover pregnancy and post-delivery, as well as what to expect during a delivery stay at Marshall South.
Lactation Nurse Emily Douglas explains common pregnancy symptoms and warning signs, signals and stages of labor, hospital care and security procedures for mothers and babies. She gives tips on what to pack for delivery, pain management options and information on cesarean births, breastfeeding, sleeping safety and car seat safety for infants.
Expectant moms and their accompanying guests get a tour of the obstetrics unit and a labor room.
Classes are free and open to all patients delivering at Marshall South. Please call 256.840.3465 to register and for location.