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The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital
Preparing to Birth and Sibling Classes

The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital offers Preparing to Birth classes for parents to be with topics ranging from breathing techniques to labor and birth options and infant feeding.

Join a group of expectant parents having fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospitals Preparing for Birth class.  They will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques.   Your coach will learn how they can assist the pregnant woman through the process of labor and share in the joy of your baby’s birth.  Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class. 

Sibling classes are also available for older siblings to learn about the new baby and have a tour of The Family Birthplace.

 For information please call 743-1562  x6951.

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181 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268 | (207) 743-5933, TTY (for the hearing impaired): (207) 743-1597