OB Programs
*All OB programs will take place at Phoenixville Hospital
Post-Partum Adjustment Group

This educational and support group for new mothers meets monthly. This program offers a forum for support, networking and education to help guide new mothers through the prenatal and post-partum periods and beyond.

Time: 6:30 – 8 pm 4TH WEDNESDAY
Location: Medical Office Building II 3rd floor, Conference Center
Contact: 610-983-1250

Smoking Cessation Programs

Phoenixville Hospital
Phoenixville Hospital
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
US
610-983-1295

annamae_galbraith@chs.net
http://www.phoenixvillehospital.com

Program Services: Face-to-Face support, Group support sessions
Special Groups Served: Pregnant women, Teen/Youth, Low income

Community Outreach Programs

Three Week Birth Preparation

Course covers the mother’s physical and psychological changes, the process of labor, coping strategies for labor and delivery and post-partum. Includes booklet to take home and continue learning on-line at home. Tour of Maternity Pavilion included. Please feel free to bring drinks and snacks with you to class.

One Day Birth Preparation
This class is a condensed version of the three-week program. Covers the mother’s physical and psychological changes, the process of labor, coping strategies for labor and delivery, and post-partum. Includes booklet to take home and continue learning on-line at home. Tour of Maternity Pavilion included. Please pack a lunch, drinks, and snacks. Lunch is a working lunch on-site to allow enough time to cover all the material.

Breast Feeding and Pumping Workshop
Class taught by a certified lactation nurse. Information will include the health benefits of breastfeeding, how to begin breastfeeding your infant and discussion about managing work and breast-feeding. This class also offers an opportunity to learn more about breast pumps and how they are used. Your primary support person in encouraged to attend. Includes booklet to take home and continue learning on-line at home. Please feel free to bring drinks and snacks with you to class.

Infant Preparation
This one session class will help prepare you for your new baby’s arrival. Hear from a local pediatrician for discussion on various topics when caring for your newborn. Also includes opportunity for hands-on practice swaddling, diapering, bathing, and feeding before your baby’s arrival. Includes booklet to take home and continue learning on-line at home. Please feel free to bring drinks and snacks with you to class.

Infant CPR for New Parents and Car Seat Safety
American Heart Association Infant CPR for age birth-12 months of age. All participants receive a kit from the American Heart Association with an infant mannequin, booklet, and DVD to keep and continue the learning experience at hom. The car seat safety portion of the evening is presented by Safe Kids of Chester County. Learn about keeping your infant safe while riding in a vehicle.

Car Seat Inspections
Have certified child passenger safety technicians help parents and grandparents correctly install child safety seats in their vehicles. By appointment only, call Safe Kids Chester County 610-906-2711 to schedule an appointment.

Saturday Breast Feeding and Pumping Workshop

Class taught by a certified lactation nurse. Information will include the health benefits of breastfeeding, how to behin breastfeeding your infabt and discussion about managing work and breast-ffeeding. This class also offers an opportunity to learn more about breast pumps and how they are used. Your primary support person is encouraged to attend. Includes booklet to take home and continue learning on-line at home. Please feel free to bring drinks and snacks with you to class.

Sibling Preparation

For children between ages 3 to 7 who are going to become a big brother or sister, we will help get them acquainted with what to expect with a new baby.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Certification
For ages 11 years and older. Nationally recognized Safe Sitter Babysitting Certification Course. Great class for an older sibling. Safe Sitter prepares young adolescents for the profound responsibilities of nurturing and protecting children. All courses include how to care for a choking infant or child, basic first aid, personal safety for the babysitter, injury prevention, how to care for children (feeding, diapering, etc.), preventing problem behavior, behavior management, ethics, and babysitting as a business.

Post-Partum Adjustment Group
This educational and support group for new mothers meets monthly. Expectant mothers also welcome. This program offers a forum for support, networking, guest lecturers, and education to help guide new mothers through the prenatal and post partum period.

Healthy Woman
Connect with other moms in the area and register to become a member of Phoenixville Hospital’s community of women at: www.phoenixvillehospital.com. Membership is free.

Special Instructions: **Please register for classes around 20 weeks as class size is limited.** Your choice will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis as classes fill quickly. Some insurance companies will reimburse for birthing classes, CPR classes, and breast pumps. Check with your insurance company to see if you are eligible. The primary support person is encouraged to attend classes  with the expectant mother. Classes are located in the Medical Office Building II, Third Floor Conference Center. If there is any room change you will be notified. In the case of inclement weather, please call the hospital’s main number 610-983-1000, as the operator will have any cancellation information. Also, please feel free to bring drinks and snacks to classes as refreshments will not be provided. Cancellation Policy: A partial refund will be given if notification is given at least four days prior to program.

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