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Friday, September 19, 2014 - Upcoming birth care classes
Mercy Iowa City will hold the following classes for expectant mothers and families in the coming weeks:

Breastfeeding and More Group: Every Thursday, 12 noon to 2 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Weekly group for breastfeeding families. Expectant parents are also welcome. No fee.


Breastfeeding Class: Saturday, October 4, 1 to 3 p.m.., first floor conference room. Fee is $15.


Childbirth Education: Wednesday, October 22, 29, November 5, 12 and 19, 7 to 9 p.m., McAuley room, Fee is $65 per couple.


Childbirth Preparation: Tuesday, October 7 and 14, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.


Happiest Baby on the Block: Tuesday, October 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza.. Fee is $30 per family; fee includes Happiest Baby DVD and Soothing Sounds CD.


New Brother/New Sister Class: Monday, October 6, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. For children ages 3 to 12 and their parents. No fee.



Understanding Birth eClass: An online eight-chapter childbirth education program is available at all times. To learn more about this class see www.mercyiowacity.org/birth-eClass or call Mercy On Call. The online class fee is $45.00 and it is available for 120 days.

Call Mercy On Call at 358-2767 or toll-free at 1-800-358-2767, for more information or to register.