Prepared Childbirth 3 Week Series, Thursdays in September & October

McLaren Health Care, McLaren Northern Michigan
McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation
360 Connable Avenue
Petoskey MI, 49770
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Childbirth Education 231.487.4762
Three-week Series
Thursdays September 18, 25, and October 3. 
  • Normal labor, birth, and post-delivery
  • Positioning, to help the normal progress of labor and birth
  • Massage techniques to ease the pain of labor and aid in relaxation
  • Comfort measures, including use of a hot tub, hot and cold compresses, and pressure
  • Relaxation skills, including breathing strategies, which can be used throughout life in times of stress
  • Labor support, for the partner and the professional
  • Information about medications and medical procedures to help families make informed choices
  • Tour of the hospital and Women and Children's Care Center
Call the Childbirth Education Department to register at 231.487.4762.