Memorial Hospital for Women Announces Upcoming Classes

A woman's journey to motherhood can be less stressful and more rewarding for herself—and her family—with knowledge and support. Prenatal classes help prepare mothers-to-be and their families for the incredible change that is taking place in their lives.

The following is a list of education classes being offered by Memorial Hospital for Women in December.

For more information or to pre-register, call (337) 480-7243.

LA LECHE LEAGUE LAKE CHARLES—A support for mothers & babies
A breastfeeding group, La Leche League offers a series of meetings consisting of four classes that are helpful for pregnant moms and moms who are already nursing.  Meetings are free and open to mothers and babies.
Thursday, December 3
10am – 11:30am

Learn positioning, latch-on, early feedings and the importance of assessing baby's intake during the Breastfeeding Class. Recommended during the last 3 months of pregnancy.
Thursday, December 3
6:30pm – 8:45pm          

This class is recommended during the last three months of pregnancy.  Preparing siblings for the arrival of a new baby can be as confusing as it is joyous.  This class focuses on the unity of the family.  Older siblings ages 2-10 are asked to attend with one or both parents.  The children will have hands-on practice with dolls to learn how to interact with a new baby.  Parents will receive informative guidelines and everyone will tour the mother/baby unit.
Monday, December 7
6pm – 7pm