Pre-Natal Maternity Classes
Classes are held in the Rex Kelly Conference Room B at PMHC. Attendees can park in the main parking lot at 1215 Tibbals Street and enter through the main doors. To register for our classes online, enter and submit the information below. To register by phone, contact Miki Nichols at 308.995.3372.
Birth and Beginnings Education (BABE)
The BABE (Birth and Beginnings Education) class is a 5-week class for parents expecting their first child. Couples learn about pregnancy, nutrition, growth, labor, pre-term labor, relaxation techniques (breathing, massage, music, imagery, medications, epidurals, etc), the birth process and delivery (vaginally and via cesarean). They also learn about what goes on after birth and caring for their newborn. We generally have an anesthetist come and talk one night about epidurals/spinals. One of the other classes we have a car seat technician come and talk about cars eats. A tour of the labor/delivery room, a view into the nursery as well as a visit to one of the postpartum rooms. Questions are encourage. If the spouse or the significant other can't attend a class, anyone else can come as a substitute (ie, mother, friend, sister, aunt, etc.).
Space is limited so please pre-register as early as possible. There is no fee for this class. Classes are held every Tuesday evening during the specified 5-week period from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Classes are held in the Rex Kelly Conference Room B.
Baby and Breastfeeding Support (BABS)
A Support Group for New Moms
This group meets every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00 pm at PMHC. Trained lactation consultants offer free baby and breastfeeding support for mothers. It also provides a place for mothers to weigh their babies, address concerns, meet other moms, and meet all their breastfeeding goals. Classes are held in the Rex Kelly Conference rooms. There is no fee for this class. Please schedule below or contact 308-995-2905.
"We're Gonna Have a Baby!" Sibling Class
Help your children prepare for the new baby in your family. This class is for soon-to-be big brothers and sisters. It helps children understand the importance of each child in the family. The class includes nursery tours, photos taken of the child for the new baby's crib, diaper practice and questions answered. If you plan to deliver at Phelps Memorial, there is no charge for this class. Class time is 7:00-7:45 pm during the dates specified below in the online registration form.
Register for Classes Online