Education and Support - Families thrive on our resources.
Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is committed to the health and well-being of mother and baby – every step of the way. That’s why we’ve been offering ongoing parenting and birth awareness classes for more than ten years, along with a variety of other educational and support services.
A particularly important resource for first-time mothers, our courses are offered through the Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital obstetrics department and are taught by trained health professionals, usually registered nurses with a background of practical experience.
Parenting and Birth Awareness Courses
We offer Online Class Registrations for the classes below:
- Bringing Baby Home
An overview of newborn care such as behavior, nutrition and hygiene, with special attention to safety issues including signs of illness, response to choking and rescue breathing.
- Birth Awareness
Prepares expectant parents to participate in the birthing process, with instruction in the mechanics of labor and birth, as well as relaxation and breathing techniques.
- Birth Review
A review of the birthing process tailored to the needs of women who have had a baby within the last two or three years, with a segment on handling sibling issues.
- Big Kids’ Class
An on-the-scene preview of mom’s upcoming visit to the hospital and what it means, to help siblings adapt to their new role as big sister or brother.
- Breast-Feeding Education
This overview of breast-feeding and its benefits includes instruction on positioning, using a breast pump and storage, and also addresses common questions, concerns and community resources.