Special Delivery 2013

Marshall offers Health and Wellness Classes to expectant and new moms

By From page SPD11 | February 25, 2013

Whether you’re expecting or are already the mother of a young baby, it’s important to do what’s right for your health and the health of your baby.

Marshall’s Community Health Education program has a variety of classes to help.

The upcoming classes are listed below. Call 530-626-2990 for more information or to register.



Healthy pregnancy

Designed for women who are thinking about becoming pregnant or have recently become pregnant, the class focuses on nutrition and exercise, fetal development, prenatal tests, hazards to avoid and preventing preterm labor.
Tuesday, April 9
7-9 p.m.

Childbirth education

One-day intensive
A custom designed childbirth class for those who do not have the time for the traditional six-week class format.
Saturday, March 23
Saturday, May 4
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The breast feeding experience

This class will help you understand breastfeeding, learn techniques and positions, and will give you the confidence to handle common breastfeeding challenges.
Wednesday, March 13
Wednesday, May 16

6-8 p.m.

Baby basics

This class reviews basic newborn care for the first few weeks of life. Topics include newborn characteristics, physical and emotional needs of the baby, as well as health and safety skills.
Wednesday, April 3
Wednesday, June 5
7-9 p.m.

Super sitters

This fun, interactive class teaches boys and girls, ages 11 to 15, how to become competent and responsible baby-sitters.
Saturday, March 16
Saturday, June 1
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Marshall Medical

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