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The Family Birth Place Class Listing

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Thank you for choosing St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, KY for your Child Birth Education programs and classes for adolescents and siblings.

St. Elizabeth has been named one of the ten best places in America to have a baby. What sets us apart from other hospitals in the tri-state is that we are a certified, baby-friendly hospital that has received Magnet® status recognition. In 2006, St. Elizabeth became the first hospital in the Greater Cincinnati region to attain the coveted status as a Magnet-recognized organization, healthcare’s gold standard for nursing excellence. St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood, Grant and Covington have been designated Magnet® status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the third time in 2015. 

We know you’re busy so we offer all of our classes at various times to accommodate your hectic schedule and make registering online quick and simple.

If you encounter any problems with your online registration, please call our baby line at (859) 301-2229.

NEW CHILDBIRTH CLASS!
 St. Elizabeth Healthcare is now offering an online prepared childbirth class to offer you flexibility and convenience from your home. This interactive eLearning program helps you to prepare for your baby’s birth. It is a great alternative for parents who cannot attend traditional classes due to bed rest, work schedules or time constraints. To view a demo, please click here and select the class from the list below.

Classes are currently being offered in the following categories.
Click the category title below to "jump to" those class listings or manually scroll through the list below.
Breastfeeding Classes Child Birth Classes Classes for Adolescents
Infant and Sibling Classes Online Childbirth Education Smoking Cessation

Breastfeeding Classes
Monday Night Breastfeeding Class - 2016
Jul 25, 2016 - Nov 28, 2016
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/counselor.  Free to mothers attending Basic childbirth classes (included in week 4 of the series), Pre-natal In A Day. Online eLearning program and Young Mother Class.  Labor partners are strongly encouraged to attend. 

Thursday Night Breastfeeding Class- 2016
Aug 11, 2016 - Nov 17, 2016
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/ counselor.  Free to mothers attending Basic childbirth classes (included in week 4 of the series), Pre-Natal in a Day, Online eLearning program and Young Mother class.  Labor partners are strongly encouraged to attend.

Tuesday Night Breastfeeding Class- 2015
Dec 01, 2015
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/counselor. Free to mothers attending Basic childbirth class (included in week 4 of the series, Pre-Natal in a Day, Online eLearning program and Young Mother. Labor partners strongly encouraged to attend.

Tuesday Night Breastfeeding Class- 2016
Feb 23, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/counselor. Free to mothers attending Basic childbirth class (included in week 4 of the series, Pre-Natal in a Day, Online eLearning program and Young Mother. Labor partners strongly encouraged to attend.

Wednesday Night Breastfeeding Class - 2016
Aug 17, 2016 - Dec 07, 2016
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/counselor, this class offers in-depth preparation for breastfeeding.  Free to mothers attending childbirth classes, including the Pre-natal in A Day.  Labor partners are strongly encouraged to attend. 


Wednesday Night Breastfeeding Class - 2016
Jul 13, 2016
Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant/counselor, this class offers in-depth preparation for breastfeeding.  Free to mothers attending childbirth classes, including the Pre-natal in A Day.  Labor partners are strongly encouraged to attend.


Child Birth Classes
Family Birth Place Tour - 2016
Jul 31, 2016 - Dec 04, 2016
Discover the St. Elizabeth difference by giving birth at the Family Birth Place, a "Baby Friendly Hospital" in Edgewood, KY.  Our tour includes learning about Family Centered Maternity Care, viewing the LDRP's (Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum suites) as well as 1B, the Post-Op C/S Unit and Post Partum Care Center.
This tour is INCLUDED in the Pre-Natal in A Day class, Basic Childbirth class, Young Mothers Basic class and Refresher class.



Infant Care/Grandparents Class - 2016
Aug 16, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016
This class will update expectant parents/grandparents on all the latest child care developments.  Topics include bathing, diapering, skin care, play time, crying and illness.  Parents and grandparents will be taught how to rescue a choking infant and toddler.  SIDS and car seat safety will also be discussed.  Please bring a doll with you to class to practice skills.

Monday Night Basic Childbirth Class- 2016
Jul 11, 2016 - Nov 07, 2016
Expectant couples learn about essential exercises, nutrition, breathing techniques, relaxation and massage.  Covers third trimester concerns of pregnancy, comfort measures and coping tools for labor and delivery, positions for the first and second stages of labor, the role of the labor partner, newborn and post-partum adjustment.
A tour of The Family Birthplace, Infant Care and Breastfeeding are included in this series. 
Feel free to bring snacks or drinks to class and dress comfortably.

Monday Night Refresher Class - 2016
Jul 18, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016
Brings couples up to date on delivery at The Family Birth Pace.  Breathing techniques, relaxation, massage, comfort measures, coping tools and positions for labor and delivery are covered.  A tour is included on the second night of class. 

Pre-Natal In A Day 2016
Jul 23, 2016 - Dec 10, 2016
Condensed version of the Basic Childbirth Course.  On day class.  Continental breakfast and lunch provided.  A tour of The Family Birth Place is included.  The cost of the Breastfeeding class is included, BUT you must sign up separately for the breastfeeding class.

Thursday Night Basic Childbirth Class - 2016
Jul 21, 2016 - Oct 27, 2016
Expectant couples learn about essential exercises, nutrition, breathing techniques, relaxation and massage.  Covers third trimester concerns of pregnancy, comfort measures and coping tools for labor and delivery, positions for the first and second stages of labor, the role of the labor partner, newborn and post-partum adjustment.
A tour of the Family Birth Place, Infant care and breastfeeding are included in the childbirth series.  Feel free to bring food and drink to the class.

Thursday Night Refresher Class - 2016
Jul 28, 2016 - Nov 03, 2016
Brings couples up-to-date on delivery at The Family Birth Place.  Breathing techniques, relaxation, massage, comfort measures, coping tools and positions for labor and delivery are covered.  A tour is included on the second night of class.  Two-night class.
Bring 2 pillows and a small blanket or yoga mat on the first night.

Wednesday Night Basic Childbirth Series - 2016
Jul 27, 2016 - Nov 09, 2016
Expectant couples learn about essential exercises, nutrition, breathing techniques, relaxation and massage.  Covers third trimester concerns of pregnancy, comfort measures and coping tools for labor and delivery, positions for the first and second stages of labor, the role of the labor partner, newborn and post-partum adjustment.
A tour of the Family Birth Place, Infant Care and Breastfeeding are included in this series. 
Feel free to bring food/drinks to class. 

Wednesday Night Refresher Class 2016
Aug 03, 2016 - Nov 16, 2016
Brings couples up-to-date on delivery.  Breathing techniques/relaxation, massage comfort measures and coping tools are covered.  A tour is included on the second night of class. 

Dress comfortably.  Feel free to bring a drink/snack for yourself.  Week one, bring two pillows and a small blanket or yoga mat.  Bring your Gift of Motherhood book.  If you have not received it, one will be given to you at class.

Classes for Adolescents
Mother To Daughter II - The Next Step - 2016
Oct 18, 2016
Appropriate ages: 12 - 14.  Designed as a follow up for the Mother to Daughter I class.  This class discusses sexuality in a moral, value and Christian based setting in order to encourage open communication between mothers and their daughters.  The topics of discussion include: female and male anatomy; intercouse; fertilization; pregnancy and birth: values of marriage before sex.  The second half of the class includes topics of STD's, including AIDS and HPV,  with an explanation of the HPV vaccine; brief definitions of pornography, homosexuality and oral sex; what is sexting; sexual abuse; slang and peer pressure.  Handouts are given.

Mother/Daughter Class I - 2016
Jan 19, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016
Appropriate ages: 9-12.  Classes offered monthly.  Designed to open communication between mothers and daughters regarding puberty.  Discussion includes physical and emothional changes of girls during adolescence.

Parent To Son - 2016
Aug 23, 2016
Appropriate ages 9 - 12.  Designed to encourage open communication between parents and sons regarding puberty in a Christian based setting.  The topics of discussion include male anatomy; physical changes of puberty, including growth, hair and voice changes; emotional changes; what is a wet dream, an erection and why does this happen; changes in sweat and oil glands; the need for healthy lifestyle during adolescence.  The class ends with a 16 minute video that reinforces what was discussed during class.  Handouts are given to parents.  A booklet is given to sons.

SafeSitter - 2016
Jul 29, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016
SafeSitter is a program for girls and boys age 11-13 that teaches adolescents how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children.  Topics include safety and security precautions, child development and age appropriate activities and the business aspect of babysitting.  Each student receives a manual with all the information covered in class.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS, PLEASE CALL 859 301-2586.  YOU MUST FIRST FILL OUT A REGISTRATION FORM AND A STUDENT CONTRACT.  WHEN THIS IS RETURNED WITH THE FEE FOR THE CLASS, YOUR CHILD WILL BE REGISTERED.

PLease do not register online for this class, call 859 301-2586
The forms can be emailed to you.


Young Mothers Basic Childbirth Class - 2016
Sep 20, 2016 - Nov 01, 2016
Learn about childbirth, breastfeeding and baby care.  Oriented to the young parent 21 years of age and younger.  A tour of The Family Birthplace and Infant Care are included in this class.




Infant and Sibling Classes
Sunday Big Brother/Big Sister Class - 2016
Jul 31, 2016 - Dec 04, 2016
This exciting class prepares children for the arrival of a new brother or sister.  Designed for ages 3-10.  Discover how to diaper and hold a baby.  Videos are shown dealing with sibling rivalry and the adjustment of a new baby.  A t-shirt, button and certificate will be provided.  Your child will take a brief tour of the Family Birth Place during non restrictive flu months.  Refreshments are provided.  Please bring a doll with you to class.

Online Childbirth Education
Online Childbirth Class
Jul 01, 2015 - Dec 17, 2022
The Gift of Motherhood Childbirth Education on the Internet (eLearning) Program is an alternative for those who cannot attend a conventional prepared childbirth class due to bed rest, scheduling conflicts or time constraints. While we feel the best childbirth education takes place in the classroom here at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we are pleased to offer another option for those who cannot attend the traditional class. The program is an interactive, web-based program that includes animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs and interactive activities. It is recommended that the program be viewed by the mother and her birth partner during the second trimester (4-5) months.

Participants are encouraged to register for the Tour of the Family Birth Place, Infant Care and Breastfeeding classes.

The fee is $60 per registration code.

Please call (859) 301-2586 or (859) 301-2229 for more information.

You can also email any questions to julie.shields@stelizabeth.com,myra.mcelheney@stelizabeth.com or kathe.feist@stelizabeth.com.

You will be issued by email a code to access the program within 48 hours after you have registered. Once you activate the code, you will have access to the program for 90 days.

Click here for a demo of the eLearning class

Online Childbirth Class
Oct 01, 2014
The Gift of Motherhood Childbirth Education on the Internet (eLearning) Program is an alternative for those who cannot attend a conventional prepared childbirth class due to bed rest, scheduling conflicts or time constraints. While we feel the best childbirth education takes place in the classroom here at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we are pleased to offer another option for those who cannot attend the traditional class. The program is an interactive, web-based program that includes animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs and interactive activities. It is recommended that the program be viewed by the mother and her birth partner during the second trimester (4-5) months.

Participants are encouraged to register for the Tour of the Family Birth Place, Infant Care and Breastfeeding classes.

The fee is $60 per registration code.

Please call (859) 301-2586 or (859) 301-2229 for more information.

You can also email any questions to julie.shields@stelizabeth.com,myra.mcelheney@stelizabeth.com or kathe.feist@stelizabeth.com.

You will be issued by email a code to access the program within 48 hours after you have registered. Once you activate the code, you will have access to the program for 90 days.

Click here for a demo of the eLearning class

Smoking Cessation
Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Aug 05, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
2:00 p.m.
August 5, 12, 19, 26
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Physicians Dry Ridge Primary Care
19 South Main St.
Dry Ridge, KY 41035 

For more information, please call (859) 905-3780.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Nov 07, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
4:00 p.m.
November 7, 14, 21, 28
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Cardiac Rehab
830 Thomas More Pkwy., Suite 102
Edgewood, KY 41017 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Nov 07, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
4:00 p.m.
November 7, 14, 21, 28
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas
Ft. Thomas Cancer Center 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Sep 05, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
4:00 p.m.
September 5, 12, 19, 26
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Cardiac Rehab
830 Thomas More Pkwy., Suite 102
Edgewood, KY 41017 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Aug 02, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
5:00 p.m.
August 2, 9, 16, 23
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Edgewood
Breast Center Lobby (Main Entrance) 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Dec 01, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
5:00 p.m.
December 1, 8, 15, 22 
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Edgewood
Heart & Vascular Conference Room 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Oct 06, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
5:00 p.m.
October 6, 13, 20, 27
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Grant
Conference Room

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Sep 08, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
5:00 p.m.
September 8, 15, 22, 29
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Grant
Conference Room

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Nov 28, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
5:30 p.m.
November 28
December 5, 12, 19 
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Covington
Conference Room A 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Jul 05, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
6:00 p.m.
July 5, 12, 19, 26
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Covington
Conference Room A 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Jul 06, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
6:00 p.m.
July 6, 13, 20, 27
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Edgewood
Cancer Care Center 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Oct 05, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
6:00 p.m.
October 5, 12, 19, 26
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Edgewood
Cancer Care Center Lobby 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Sep 05, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
6:00 p.m.
September 5, 12, 19, 26
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas
Ft. Thomas Cancer Center (Entrance 3B) 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Sep 06, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
6:00 p.m.
September 6, 13, 20, 27
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Covington
Conference Room A 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Aug 03, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
8:00 a.m.
August 3, 10, 17, 24
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Florence
John Braun Building 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Dec 01, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
8:00 a.m.
December 1, 8, 15, 22 
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas
Conference Room A 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Dec 07, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
8:00 a.m.
December 7, 14, 21, 28
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Florence
John Braun Building 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.

Freshstart - Smoking Cessation
Nov 02, 2016
Freshstart is a FREE 4-week smoking cessation program developed by the American Cancer Society and offered to you by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This program is designed to help you take charge of your efforts to quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

Join today and enjoy the benefits of living a tobacco-free lifestyle.

When
8:00 a.m.
November 2, 9, 16, 23
(4-week session)

Location
St. Elizabeth Florence
John Braun Building 

For more information, please call (859) 301-5570.



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