WMMC Makes All Birthing Classes Free Starting 2019

Warrensburg, MO (December 18, 2018) — Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is pleased to announce that all childbirth, breastfeeding, and infant care classes will be free starting in 2019.

Childbirth can be scary, but with a bit of guidance and a great care team, every mother can feel confident in their birthing plan. WMMC offers a wide variety of classes designed to help new mothers transition into motherhood or to help experienced families find the care they need at WMMC’s birthing center.

Mom 2 Mom
Meet other moms and soon-to-be moms who are breastfeeding and just gave birth. With a discussion that is led by a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, bring all your questions to have them answered!

Breastfeeding Class
This class covers the basics of breastfeeding in order to prepare yourself for when your new bundle of joy arrives! Learn how breastfeeding works, different positions, how to get a deep latch and how to pump for your baby without compromising your supply. Board-Certified Lactation Consultants will set you up for breastfeeding success in an informal atmosphere. Have your questions answered and go home feeling more confident in how to feed your new baby!

Childbirth Class
This two-night class will prepare you for what to expect when you’re expecting! Take a tour of our state-of-the-art OB unit, talk with attentive obstetrics nurses about your stay when in labor and have any questions or concerns that you may have answered.

Natural Childbirth Class
Soon-to-be-mothers are encouraged to attend this class designed to help moms and their partners become more educated on the subject of natural childbirth. The class will cover multiple topics including breathing, labor positioning, relaxation techniques and pain management. Attendees may bring an exercise ball, lotion or massage oils, snacks and water.

Infant Care Class
Join this class to learn more about infant care. This class will strive to answer all of your questions on providing care for your newborn after you leave the hospital. Discussion and demos will be provided on topics ranging from swaddling to bath care and more!

Space is limited for each class so attendees are encourages to sign up for classes by calling WMMC Obstetrics Department at (660) 262-7514, or find all of our class dates for 2019 at WMMC.com/event.

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About Western Missouri Medical Center

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Learn more at WMMC.com



Contact: Tara Carlyle
System Director of Communications and Development
(660) 262-7497