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Birth Center

Birth Center at Southwest Health

If you’re expecting, it’s common to feel excited, nervous, and a little fearful at the same time. The Birth Center at Southwest Health gives you the personal care you and your family need to help prepare for and deliver your newborn in a warm and caring environment. There is no greater experience in life than giving birth to a child, which is why our classes provide the confidence and knowledge you need to make your child’s birth the joyful experience it should be.

Classes at Birth Center:

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Childbirth Preparation Class

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of your baby’s growth, the changes in your body, and the labor and delivery process. Stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, complications, taking care of your newborn, and postpartum concerns are all thoroughly covered. This one-day class is held on the following Saturdays from 8:30 pm to 12:30 pm. It is best to attend the program that is nearest your due date. This is a FREE class for those attending.

Upcoming 2022 Sessions:
May 7 June 4 July 2
August 6 September 3 October 8
November 5 December 3
To Register for this class or for further information please call us at 608-342-4750.

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Newborn Feeding Class

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breastfeeding basics and formula feeding. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class for those attending.

Upcoming 2022 Sessions:
April 13 May 18 June 8
July 13 August 17 September 14
October 12 November 16 December 14
To Register for this class or for further information please call us at 608-342-4750.

 


Birth Center at Southwest Health 1400 Eastside Road • Platteville, WI  53818 • (608) 342-4750


ADDITIONAL TOPICS

Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a breeze and a roller coaster for others. It’s a remarkable time for a soon-to-be mother. Throughout your pregnancy, you will experience lots of symptoms, feelings, and emotions, and that’s a good thing. Our goal is to provide you (and your baby) with exceptional, personalized care…[read more]

Labor & Delivery

Everything you need to know about how to tell if you are in labor and what you should do next to what to expect during delivery and the different types of delivery…[read more]

Contraception

There are many choices for postpartum and lactation contraception, including the simple and (mostly) reliable condom… [read more]