Western Baptist provides free classes for expectant families

Are you expecting? Western Baptist Hospital offers a variety of programs and classes to meet the unique needs of expectant families. The more information you have before the baby arrives, the more comfortable and confident you’ll feel.

To sign up for the class dates you prefer, please register when you are approximately 24-26 weeks pregnant. You can register online or call our Stork Line at (270) 575-BABY (2229).

Classes offered in July:

Western Baptist Prepared Childbirth Classes

5 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 2 and 9

Or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 7

Meeting Room A, Doctors Office Building 2

Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process.

StorkSmart

4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 5

Second floor, Doctors Office Building 2

Labor and delivery staff provides pregnancy information and tours for expecting families.

Relaxing from Within

5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12

Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building

Free class designed to help expectant mothers become familiar with relaxation techniques. Participants are asked to bring a blanket, pillow and support person.

Breastfeeding Classes

9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, July 14

Or 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, July 23

Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2

Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience.

Grandparenting Class

5 to 6 p.m., Monday, July 16

Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2

Free class provides grandparents and older caregivers with updated information, safety tips and a refresher on how to care for grandchildren.

Sibling Class

5 to 6 p.m., Monday, July 23

Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2

About Baptist Health Paducah

Baptist Health Paducah is a regional medical and referral center, serving about 200,000 patients a year from four states. With more than 1,800 employees and 200 physicians, it offers a full range of services, including cardiac and cancer care, diagnostic imaging, women’s and children’s services, surgery, emergency treatment, rehabilitation and more. Since its humble beginning in 1953, Baptist Health Paducah has grown from 117 beds to 349 beds on a campus covering eight square blocks.
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