ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Classes
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[March 16, 2017]
- Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that
each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class
will be held Sunday, March 26 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class
will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in
Kathy Vogt, Registered Nurse Certified and Lamaze Certified
Childbirth Educator, will be teaching the class that is designed for
expectant families. The class will teach participants how to know
when it’s time to come to the hospital, what to expect during labor
and delivery, breathing techniques and other pain relief options.
The class will also touch on newborn feeding and care. After the
classroom portion of the course, participants will be shown the
Family Maternity Suites at ALMH.
“We are pleased to offer these classes to the community, and we
encourage expecting mothers and their support partners to attend.
The birth process for a lot of women, even second-time mothers, can
be both overwhelming and joyful. The knowledge mothers gain from our
prenatal class helps lessen their anxiety, information is
empowering,” said Elizabeth Meyrick, RN, Manager of the Obstetrical
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ALMH’s Family Maternity Suites is a state-of-the-art obstetrical center that
features three spacious and private labor-delivery-recovery-postpartum rooms
with private restrooms and showers. Each mom and baby receives individualized
care. To register for the class, please call 217-732-2161 ext. 55231. The next
classes are scheduled for April 30, May 21, June 25 and July 30. To learn more
about the Family Maternity Suites or the other healthcare services offered at
ALMH, visit www.almh.org.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, MBA
Marketing and Community Partnerships Manager
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]