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Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Maternity Classes

If you're having a baby, these six-week childbirth preparation classes are designed to prepare expectant moms in their third trimester and dads or labor companions for the labor and birth experience and early parenthood. Topics include:

  • Prenatal wellness
  • Relaxation
  • Breathing
  • Massage and visualization techniques
  • Preparation for baby
  • Normal newborn characteristics
  • Care of baby
  • Tour of the obstetrical suites and nursery

Breastfeeding Class

This one-time class is for women who are trying to make the decision whether or not to breastfeed, or for those who are planning on breastfeeding but need additional information and breastfeeding tips. Topics include:

  • Preparation for breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding basics and supplies
  • Work and breastfeeding
  • Collecting and storing breast milk
  • Weaning