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Friday, April 18, 2014 - Upcoming birth care classes
Mercy Iowa City will hold the following classes for expectant mothers and families in the coming weeks:

Easing Through Pregnancy: Monday, May 19, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.

 

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: Wednesday, May 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Hospital. Fee is $15.

 

Childbirth Education Class: Wednesday, May 28, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 7 to 9 p.m., McAuley Room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $65 per couple.

 

Childbirth Preparation: Tuesday, May 6 and 13, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.

 

Happiest Baby on the Block: Tuesday, May 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $30 per family and includes the Happiest Baby parent kit.

 

Labor and Delivery Basics: Friday, May 16, 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., McAuley Room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $50 per couple.

 

New Brother/New Sister Class: Monday, May 5, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. For children ages 3 to 12 and their parents. No fee.

 

Put Safety First Class: Tuesday, May 20, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. 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.