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12/20/2018

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital announces 2019 prenatal class calendar


(O’Fallon, IL)  – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center invites all moms-to-be and their support persons to join us for a variety of prenatal education classes in 2019.
 
Class topics include:  Early Pregnancy, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Fundamentals, as well as education for new fathers and siblings to help everyone prepare their family’s new addition.  
 
All classes are taught by a Registered Nurse from St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center and take place at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
 
“The overall goal for all of our prenatal education programs is to make sure moms and families maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout pregnancy and are as prepared as they can be for the delivery, as well as taking their baby home,” shared Julie Brooks RN, BSN, CLC, Childbirth Educator and Lactation Counselor at St. Elizabeth's Women and Infants Center. “We invite all expectant mothers to attend our educational classes, even if you haven’t yet decided where to deliver.”
 
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Women and Infant Center offers a wide range of services for mothers and infants, including birth in spacious, modern labor and delivery suites in our state-of-the-art hospital, a nitrous oxide pain management program, Cesarean suites located within the unit, postpartum care with 24-hour rooming-in option available, and much more. 
 
“Informational tours of the Women and Infants Center are also offered at various dates and times to best fit into the schedules of busy families,” notes Brooks. “Expectant parents may schedule a tour anytime during the pregnancy by calling 618-234-2120, ext. 31260. Tours are also included in the childbirth classes.”
 
Additional services offered at St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center includes SSM Health Cardinal Glennon pediatricians and Midwife coverage with Heartland Women’s Healthcare.
 
To view all 2019 prenatal class dates and times visit our website at www.steliz.org/Medical-Services/Women-Infants-Center/Education-Programs, or to register for classes or a tour, call 618-234-2120, ext. 31260. Registration for all classes is required.
 
Photo: Julie Brooks RN, BSN, CLC, Childbirth Educator and Lactation Counselor at HSHS St. Elizabeth's Women and Infants Center invites moms-to-be and families to participate in prenatal education classes in 2019.

Media Contacts

Kelly Barbeau
Marketing/Comm. Manager
Phone: 618-234-2120, Ext. 41270
kelly.barbeau@hshs.org
 
Emily Wilson
Marketing Specialist
Phone: 618-234-2120, Ext. 41594
Fax: 618-222-4669
emily.wilson@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org