Middletown, NY – Orange Regional Medical Center is hosting several family education classes.
Lamaze Weekend Class: Learn breathing and relaxation techniques and what to expect during the phases of childbirth. Classes meet on Saturday and Sunday and attendance is required on both days. There is a $100 fee and registration is required.
The classes are held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Community Health Education Center at 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown.
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class: This two-hour class discusses the benefits of breastfeeding to the mother/infant. There is a review of the anatomy and physiology of the breast. Discussion topics include latch-on, proper positioning for breastfeeding and some common situations such as engorgement, soreness, treatments, and sleepy baby. Other discussions include the use of breast pumps, diet and the use of medication while breastfeeding. There is a $10 fee and registration is required. The classes are held at the Orange Regional Horton Campus, 60 Prospect Avenue, Middletown in the Horton 2 classroom. The classes are held on varying Thursdays and Saturdays from the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Sibling Class: This class is designed to prepare children for the arrival of their new sibling. There is a $5 fee and registration is required. The classes are held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on a bimonthly basis at the Community Health Education Center at 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown.
For more information, to check schedules or to register, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762) or visit our Web site at www.ormc.org.