Ochsner Announces May Family Birthing Center Class Schedule

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 Ochsner’s Family Birthing Center has released the May class schedule.

Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting

May 7th

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meetings are led by moms and offer the opportunity to share stories and tips.


Breastfeeding Basics

May 22nd

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Class topics include: getting baby latched on, how often to nurse, how to tell if baby is getting enough milk, and how to use a breast pump.  The $25 class fee covers registration, materials, and refreshments for mom and a partner.


Childbirth Classes

May 1st

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Part I


May 8th

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Part II


May 15th

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Part III


Saturday, May 19th   – The entire three part series is offered in a one day session.

8:00 am – 3:30 pm


The three part childbirth class series includes pregnancy topics, pain theories, pre-labor signs, labor signs, comfort measures, labor positions, interventions, pain medications, post partum and newborn procedures and breastfeeding.  Cost for the series is $25 for mom and a partner and includes registration, materials and refreshments. 


All classes are held at Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge in the first floor classrooms.  Call 755-4854 to register.



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