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Comprehensive Care for Expectant Mothers and Families

Maternity Classes in Baxter County

The Women & Newborn Care Center and Schliemann Center for Women’s Health Education Center of Baxter Regional are proud to offer comprehensive care for expectant mothers and families, for before and after Baby’s arrival!

All education and support is offered free of charge to expectant mothers and families. Visit our online calendar for specific dates.

Childbirth Class

  • Held monthly, 2nd Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Pain management skills
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • Comfort measures
  • Birthing variations and options
  • Coach’s role
  • Infant care/postpartum care

Breastfeeding Class

  • Held monthly, 3rd Tuesday, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Advantages of breastfeeding
  • Getting started and what to expect
  • Problem solving
  • Breast pumping
  • Going back to work and/or school

Weekly Newborn & Infant Support

  • Drop-in every Tuesday, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Meet with a nurse
  • Lactation support and consultation

Mommy & Me Support Group

  • Meets bi-monthly, 1st and 3rd Thursday, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Support for moms with babies up to age 2
  • Share experiences and discuss parenting tips
  • Guest speakers

Classes and groups are held at the Schliemann Center for Women’s Health Education, located in the row of Community Houses across Hospital Drive from Baxter Regional Medical Center. The Schliemann Center is open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and offers free infant weight checks, breast pumps rentals, and nursing supplies including bras, nipple shields and pregnancy underwear.

To register or for more information, please contact Stefany Isham, SCWHE Coordinator, at (870) 508-2345 or sisham@baxterregional.org.