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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a childbirth class on Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, and August 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room. The class meets for a total of five weeks – four weeks related to childbirth education and the fifth wrapping up with a breastfeeding class.

The maternity education classes are designed to offer information, counseling, support, and hands-on experience to help prepare for a new family member. They will cover pregnancy in general, information to prepare the expectant mother for labor and delivery, and will include a tour of Nanticoke’s Mother & Baby Care Center.

A refresher course is also available for those who have previously taken childbirth classes. The refresher class covers breathing techniques, signs, symptoms, and stages of labor, birthing options, and a tour of Nanticoke’s Mother & Baby Care Center.

The cost of the childbirth course is $50, and the cost for the refresher course is $25. Mothers are encouraged to bring their partner or support person for all courses. Pre-registration is required for either class.

To register or for more information, contact Nanticoke’s Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator at 302-629-6611, extension 2540. To learn more about women’s health services provided by Nanticoke, visit

Nanticoke Health Services includes Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, the Nanticoke Physician Network and the Nanticoke Health Foundation. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital was the first hospital on Delmarva to receive a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is the only hospital in Delaware and Maryland to be nationally recognized by Healthgrades with both the Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and the Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Nanticoke holds a Level III Trauma Center certification, is nationally certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Nanticoke’s Cancer Care Services holds Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and is a member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 160 health care providers practicing in 40 different specialties including the 55 providers employed within the Nanticoke Physician Network.

Event Details:

Event Dates: 
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Road
Seaford  Delaware  19973
Contact Name: 
Nanticoke’s Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator
Contact Phone: 
(302) 629-6611 x2540