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Childbirth Education



Mission

The Philosophy of Childbirth Education is to empower patients through knowledge in a series of 6 (2hr each) classes in the Weaver Auditorium that include education on labor, delivery, breastfeeding and newborn care. Expecting parents are provided the knowledge, skills and additional resources to successfully parent. The new skills gained provide an ability to relax in the knowledge achieved. Once empowered and relaxed expecting moms experience decreased pain sensation and increased confidence through education.

Please note: 

  •  Mothers can take classes as early as 24 weeks into the pregnancy
  •  All classes are held in the Weaver Auditorium (ground floor by Dining Facility) from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
  •  Please bring to class: something to write with and a bottle of water
Class Topics:
     
     1.  Understanding Pregnancy and Labor (Tuesday)
     2.  Everything you wanted to know about Vaccines and New Parent Support  Group (Wednesday)
     3.  Labor Support (Thursday)
     4.  Interventions and C-Sections (Tuesday)
     5.  Breastfeeding (Wednesday)
     6.  Newborn Care, Postpartum Care, Breast Feeding and Labor and Delivery Tour (Thursday)
 

E-mail - usarmy.bragg.medcom-wamc.mbx.wamc-child-birth-edu@mail.mil
*Please e-mail us with any questions or concerns.
 

Class Options
The following are class options series:
**All classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
​Month      SERIES 1​ ​SERIES 2
                                                     2016
December​​ 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 ​------------------
2017​ ​ ​
January​​ 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
​February 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 21, 22, 23, 28, Mar 1, 2
March​​ 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
April​​ 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
May​​ 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
​June 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
​July 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 25, 26, 27, Aug 1, 2, 3
​August 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31
​September 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
​October 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
​November 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 28, 29, 30,  Dec 5, 6, 7
​December 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 ​------------------------
 

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Community Resources:

New Parent Support Program
Offers four sessions of Infant Care and Parenting Class Teaching specific hands-on experience for expectant and new Parents. Call 910-396-5521.

Family Advocacy Program
Offers a First Time Parents Workshop that includes how to prepare for parenting and a new baby. Call 910-396-5521 for more information.

Birthing Unit Tour
Each Tuesday and Thursday at 1400. No need to sign up, just meet in the Waiting Area of the Birthing Unit on the 3rd floor of Womack. Tour will also be a part of the class 6.

Educational Resources in Fayetteville
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center: Has prepared childbirth classes on Monday and Saturday. $30.00 per couple. Also offers breastfeeding classes, one session is free. Call 609-5465 for more information.

Telephone
Contact Information
Phone:      910-907-7563

 

Hours:      7 days/week, 24 hours

 

Location:  Bldg 4-2817
                  3rd Floor
                  Accessible from Reilly Road Entrance
                  Fort Bragg, NC 28310

E-mail:      usarmy.bragg.medcom-wamc.mbx.wamc-child-birth-edu@mail.mil