Childbirth, Pregnancy, Parenting,
and Child Safety Classes

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Breastfeeding 101
This class is designed for the first-time mother or moms wishing a review before the birth of their next child. Babies and support person are welcome to attend. Sessions are held on the second Monday of the month. Pre-registration is required; call 814-0407.

Fee: Free

Time: Mondays, 7-9 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak 4 Room
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:

Aug. 11, 2014
Sept. 8, 2014
Oct. 13, 2014

Nov. 10, 2014
Dec. 8, 2014
Jan. 12, 2015

 


Infant Safety and CPR
New parents, grandparents, and caregivers are encouraged to attend this class to learn infant CPR and what to do if an infant chokes. Information on properly installing car seats, child safety , and injury prevention are discussed in the first part of the class. Infant CPR with hands-on practice is offered the last half of the class.

This is NOT a certification class. Pre-registration is NOT required for this class.

If you require special accommodations, call 814-0403 at least 24 hours in advance of the event. Interpreter services are available, contact Malena Rodriguez at 814-1060. Servicio de Interpretes disponible, por favor comuniquese con Malena Rodriguez Coordinadora al numero 814-1060.

Register: No registration required.

Fee: Free

Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015


Prepared Childbirth Education
A comprehensive class designed to prepare the expectant mother and support person for labor, childbirth, and early parenting. This class includes wellness of the expectant mother, expectations of the labor experience, a tour of our maternal-child units, relaxation and breathing techniques, videos of deliveries and labor positions, preparation for cesearean birth, post-partum care, newborn care, CPR for infants, including foreign body airway obstruction, car seat safety, and home safety.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows.  A support person is encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required.

If you require special accommodations, call 814-0403 at least 24 hours in advance of the event. Interpreter services are available, contact Malena Rodriguez at 814-1060. Servicio de Interpretes disponible, por favor comuniquese con Malena Rodriguez Coordinadora al numero 814-1060.

Register: Pre-registration is required, call 814-0407.

Fee: $60

Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:

Tuesdays, July 8-Aug. 5, 2014
Wednesdays, July 23-Aug. 20, 2014
Thursdays, Aug. 7-Sept. 4, 2014
Tuesdays, Aug. 26-Sept. 23, 2014
Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 8, 2014
Thursdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 23, 2014
Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Nov. 11, 2014

Wednesdays, Oct. 29-Dec. 3, 2014
(No class Nov. 26)
Thursdays, Nov. 13-Dec. 18, 2014
(No class Nov. 27)
Tuesdays, Dec. 2-30, 2014
Wednesdays, Jan. 7-Feb. 4, 2015
Thursdays, Jan. 15-Feb. 12, 2015


Prepared Childbirth Bootcamp

For those unable to attend the 5-week Prepared Childbirth class, this one-day class offers preparation for expectant mothers and their support persons for labor, childbirth, and early parenting. This course includes wellness of the expectant mother, expectations of the labor experience, relaxation and breathing techniques, videos of deliveries and labor positions, post-partum care, and newborn care.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows. A support person is encouraged to attend.
Pre-registration is required.

If you require special accommodations, call 814-0403 at least 24 hours in advance of the event. Interpreter services are available, contact Malena Rodriguez at 814-1060. Servicio de Interpretes disponible, por favor comuniquese con Malena Rodriguez Coordinadora al numero 814-1060.

Register: Pre-registration is required; call 814-0407.

Fee: $60

Day / Time: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (with lunch break)

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014


Cesarean Childbirth Classes
The third class of each Prepared Childbirth session focuses on cesarean deliveries, pain management, hospital procedures, and non-conforming labors.

If you require special accommodations, call 814-0403 at least 24 hours in advance of the event. Interpreter services are available, contact Malena Rodriguez at 814-1060. Servicio de Interpretes disponible, por favor comuniquese con Malena Rodriguez Coordinadora al numero 814-1060.

Register: Pre-registration is required, please call 814-0407. 

Fee: Free

Time: 6:30-9 p.m. 

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015



Childbirth Refresher Course
The second class of each Prepared Childbirth class is offered as a refresher for those who have previously taken a childbirth preparation class. Childbirth preparation and medical center procedures will be reviewed, and participants will take a tour of the Maternal-Child area.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows. A support person is encouraged to attend.
Pre-registration is required.
                

For more information about any class please call 814-0403. Interpreter services are available, contact Malena Rodriguez at 814-1060. Servicio de Interpretes disponible, por favor comuniquese con Malena Rodriguez Coordinadora al numero 814-1060.

Register: Pre-registration is required, call 814-0407.

Fee: $20

Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

 

Happiest Baby on the Block
Are you ready for parenting?
Avoid sleepless nights, crying baby, relationship stress, and postpartum adjustments. Before your baby arrives, learn an extraordinary approach to calming your baby in our Happiest Baby class. New parents learn step-by-step how to help baby sleep longer and how to soothe even the fussiest infant in minutes…or less!

All class participants receive a parenting kit which contains the Happiest Baby on the Block DVD and Soothing Sounds CD. Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited.
Register:
Pre-registration is required; call 814-0407. 

Fee: $20

Day / Time: Tuesdays, 6:30-9 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke’s Magic Valley
Lower Level, Oak Rooms 2, 3, 4
801 Pole Line Road W.

Dates:
Sept. 30, 2014
Nov. 18, 2014

 

Courageous Hearts: A Pediatric Cardiac Support Group
St. Luke's Boise and Meridian
A support group for families affected by pediatric heart disease. Children and adults are welcome. No enrollment limit, free of charge. Click here to learn more.

Register: No pre-registration required.

Fee:  Free

Dates: The third Tuesday of February, May, August, and November

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location:
St. Luke's Boise, Downtown South Tower, 5th Floor, Boise Room
St. Luke's Meridian, Blackfoot / Lemhi Rooms

The group alternates meeting sites between St. Luke's Boise and St. Luke's Meridian.
For more information, call (208) 381-1978 or email Julie DuBois.

Safe Kids Buckle Up!
Free car seat inspection and child passenger safety awareness events are conducted by certified safety seat technicians, courtesy of Safe Kids of the Magic Valley. Inspections are held year-round. Come in for a free inspection of your child’s car seat. Purchase a new car seat and have it installed for free by Safe Kids. For more information on events and free inspections, call 814-1000.

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