Health Resource Guide


Health Services

Childbirth Services

#1111 Holistic Birth Options

 This class will cover a variety of birthing options, including an introduction to our
Holistic Birth Center program. We will share topics surrounding natural childbirth options, including the use of hydrotherapy during labor and birth, aromatherapy, therapeutic use
of music, and relaxation techniques in an effort to achieve a satisfying birth experience. Also, during the class you will be introduced to the services offered by a midwife or doula.

Mondays, January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13 - 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, 1st Floor, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: Free



#1112 Breastfeeding Class

Pat Bucknell, IBCLC
Prepare for the experience of breastfeeding a newborn prior to the baby’s arrival.
All questions answered.

Monday, January 11, March 14, May 9 - 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium A, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: $30



#1113 Natural Family Planning

A healthy and highly effective way for a couple to understand how a woman’s body works in order to achieve or postpone pregnancy. This class enhances communication and respect for the gift of life. Couples who switch to Natural Family Planning report greater marital intimacy. Classes are taught in a set of three sessions. Participants must attend
all three classes.

Session I - Mondays, March 14, April 11, May 9 - 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

UH Westlake Medical Center, 960 Clague Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: $135



#1114 Childbirth Classes (5-week class) Includes Infant Care

Preparation for childbirth can increase the joyful experience and confidence of the
mother-to-be and her partner. Learn about nutrition, exercise, relaxation, breathing and the birth process.

Tuesdays, March 8 thru April 5 or May 10 thru June 7 - 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: $110



#1115 Childbirth Saturday Classes (2 Saturday classes)

Participants must attend both four-hour sessions. Infant care, which is covered in the cost of the class, must be scheduled separately.

Saturdays, January 23 & 30, March 5 & 12, April 16 & 23, June 4 & 11 - 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: $85



#1116 Infant Care Classes

Classes help to prepare new parents in the care of their newborn and what to expect in
the first weeks. Different techniques in bathing, diapering, feeding and swaddling are demonstrated. All questions are answered.

Tuesdays, January 5 February 2, March 1, April 6, May 3, June 7 - 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: $30



#1117 Daddy Boot Camp

For dads only! Come to this informative class focused on helping men prepare for their new roles as daddies. Included in this class are hands-on techniques for diapering, cuddling, swaddling, feeding and bonding with their newborn. Also, techniques are taught on how to support the new mommy.

Mondays, February 8, april 11, June 13 - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium A, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348 Cost: Free



#1118 Dancing for Birth

Sharon Johnson, MS, CNM
Learn how Dancing for Birth can work with gravity and movement to help you become mentally and physically ready to embrace the birth experience. Class will be offered to both prenatal and postpartum moms. Bring water and a yoga mat.

2 Saturdays a month - January 9 & 16, February 6 & 13, March 19 & 26, April 9 & 30,
May 14 & 21, June 18 & 25, July 9 & 16, August 13 & 20, September 3 & 24, October 8
& 15, November 12 & 19, December 17 — 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348
Cost is $20 a month, excludes holidays



#1119 Bradley Method of Prepared Childbirth

The Bradley Method focuses on a natural, unmedicated childbirth in the absence of medical complications. This class stresses the importance of a healthy baby, healthy mom and healthy family. Emphasis is placed on nutrition, exercise, coaching and the natural process of labor and birth.
12-week class

Wednesdays, Session I – February 3 thru April 20
Wednesdays, Session II – May 4 thru July 27


7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B, 29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348
Cost: $150



#1120 Breastfeeding Support Group

Come and meet with other moms who have experienced the joy of breastfeeding and
have your questions answered. This group is facilitated by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. No registration required.

Wednesdays - 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon

SJMC Community Outreach, Suite R , 29160 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Cost: Free


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