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The Family BirthPlace provides a variety of education options including prenatal, breastfeeding and car seat classes, as well as programs like Happiest Baby on the Block.

If you are interested in taking any of these classes, you may register on-line or call the Family Birthplace at (701) 952-4807 or (800) 281-8888.

Current Class Offerings

Prenatal Classes focus on childbirth preparation.
There are four classes offered every other month on Monday nights from 7 – 9 pm. During these four sessions you will learn what to expect during labor and delivery at JRMC, relaxation and breathing techniques and medications available during labor. One session will focus on basic baby care including CPR, feeding and immunizations. Each prenatal class will also tour the Family BirthPlace at JRMC. This class is free to those delivering at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

  • FREE
  • Mondays: 4 Sessions
  • 7 - 9 pm
  • January, March, May, July, September, November

Saturday – Single Session Option 
This is an intensive, one day class that combines all four sessions.

  • 9 am - 4 pm
  • February, April, June, August, October, December

Breastfeeding Class is a one session class the second Monday every other month from 6:30-9 pm. This class includes information on the benefits of breastfeeding, the lactation process, demonstration on proper positioning and latch-on techniques, nutritional information and plenty of opportunity for questions and answers. This class is free to those delivering at JRMC.

  • FREE
  • Second Monday: 1 Session
  • 6:30 - 9 pm
  • February, April, June, August, October, December

Baby’s First Ride class provides information on the safe usage of infant car seats. 
This is a one session class the fourth Monday every other month from 7 – 9  pm. Participants are required to bring the car seat they are planning to use for their babies first ride. Hands on instruction will assist parents on using their own car seat. Class is free to those delivering at JRMC Family BirthPlace.

  • FREE
  • Fourth Monday: 1 Session
  • 7 - 9 pm
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Happiest Baby on the Block Class is a one session class which meets the first Monday every other month from 6:30-9pm. During class you will learn about normal crying in newborns and the true cause of colic. Class then focuses on the 5 S’s and how to use these techniques to turn off babys crying and turn on the calming reflex. This class can be attended pre or post delivery and by parents, grandparents or ANY caregiver for babies. Class participants receive a DVD or VHS & the Soothing Sounds CD.

  • $15
  • First Monday: 1 Session
  • 6:30 - 9 pm
  • April, June, August, October

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