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, March 15, 1 to 3 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $15.
Childbirth Education Classes: Wednesday, March 12, 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 7 to 9 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $65 per couple.
Childbirth Preparation: Tuesday, March 4 and 11, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.
Happiest Baby on the Block Class: Tuesday, March 25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $30 per family (includes the Happiest Baby DVD/CD).
Labor and Delivery Basics: Friday, March 7, 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, March 8, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee of $50 per couple. Couples needing a refresher course may attend the Saturday, March 2 session; fee of $35 per couple.
Heartsaver Baby Class: Saturday, March 29, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. Fee of $20 per person.
New Brother/New Sister Class: Monday, March 3, 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.