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purpose of the program is to provide:
to enhance the well being of expectant parents.
to increase involvement in the childbearing process.
guidance for parenting.
purpose will be achieved by:
breathing/relaxation techniques and comfort measures/ coping strategies
to improve the childbearing experience.
anticipatory guidance to enhance the well-being and safety of the mother
bonding between the expectant mother, her partner, family and the newborn.
options for the expectant mother/her coach in selecting their preferences
for childbearing (a birthing plan).
positive interaction and communication between the patient/family and
the healthcare providers.
the development of parenting skills and provide support and guidance
in the ongoing adjustment to the role of parenting.
parents in their last trimester of pregnancy (around 28 weeks or more)
should attend the Lamaze classes, including all Queens Health Network
clients and personnel.
program consists of a series of five classes and is scheduled throughout
the year, located at Queens Hospital Center, A Building, 3
East, Room 26A.
is no fee to participate.
further information, contact class instructor Annabelle White RN, CPCE,
at (718) 883-3502, or your healthcare provider at your clinic.