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

Put Safety First: Tuesday, August 19, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.

Beginning with Baby Class: Wednesday, September 24 (note this is a change in class date), 6:30 to 9 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $10 per person.

 

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, September 6, 1 to 3 p.m., first floor conference room. Fee is $15 per family.

 

Childbirth Education: Monday, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 7 to 9 p.m., McAuley room, Fee is $65 per couple.

 

Childbirth Preparation: Tuesday, September 2 and 9, 7 to 9 p.m., classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. No fee.

 

Labor and Delivery Basics Class: Friday, September 19, 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, September 20, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Fee is $50 per couple.

 

New Brother/New Sister Class: Monday, September 8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. For children ages 3 to 12 and their parents. No fee.

 

Heartsaver Baby Class: Thursday, September 25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Classroom 4, Mercy Hospital. Class fee of $20 per person.

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.