Becoming A Mom® Prenatal Classes
This FREE educational program is made possible by the Thomas County Health Department, Citizens Medical Center and Family Center for Healthcare in Colby, Kansas.
Becoming A Mom® Group Prenatal Education
Whether you are experiencing a pregnancy for the first time or the fourth time, each experience is different and can create new challenges and concerns. Utilizing the March of Dimes Becoming a Mom curriculum, this course is a series of six free classes that provides education, resources and fellowship to expectant mothers of northwest Kansas.
The six, 2-hour sessions will cover pregnancy health, labor and delivery, infant feeding, infant care and postpartum health. The program is designed for all families, whether it is your first or fourth baby.
During class, you'll be able to interact with other pregnant women and share your experiences and concerns. You'll also learn more about common pregnancy experiences, ways to calm and care for your baby, labor and delivery, how to successfully breastfeed, and much more!
EARN REWARDS for attending sessions
Snacks and giveaways will be available at all or most of the sessions and each session will feature a local business or organization that caters to expectant mothers and young families. Nesting is just one of the many wonderful Colby businesses that will be featured; to learn about Nesting services and products, be sure to attend the second session that covers information regarding a healthy pregnancy.
In addition, you are eligible for even more rewards by attending each of the six sessions, including diapers, wipes, infant equipment, and more.
The UPCOMING 2019 SCHEDULE
Classes located at the Thomas County Office Complex, 350 S. Range, Colby
January 3: Pregnancy Overview
January 10: Pregnancy Health (Featuring Nesting Owner, Christina Beringer)
January 17: Labor and Delivery
January 24: Infant Feeding
January 31: Infant Care
February 7: Postpartum Health
The above schedule outlines sessions for the second series of classes being held in Colby, Kansas. Four more series of classes will be held throughout 2019 from March to October.
Be sure to ask your doctor about Becoming A Mom® classes. Register today by calling the Thomas County Health Department at (785) 460-4596. Visit www.thomascohealth.com for more information.
This program utilizes the March of Dimes Becoming A Mom® /Comenzado bien curriculum and is supported by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and March of Dimes.