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Community Classes

Delivering more choices, more natural delivery options and more personalized birthing experiences



Pregnant women are listening to doctor at antenatal class at the hospital

Private Consults by Appointment Only (Fees Apply)

Alabama Breastfeeding Medicine, Dr. Joshua Johannson MD, FACOG, IBCLC 256-241-0885

Bellies, Birth, & Beyond, Amanda Henry, RN, IBCLC 256-624-6200

Blessed Encouragement Home Visiting Lactation Support, Nancy Makransky, RN, IBCLC, LMT 256-689-6282

RMC Prenatal and Birthing Classes

RMC Prenatal and Birthing Classes
Call 256-235-5132 to register. Call for available class dates.

Prenatal Class

Happy pregnant women are talking together at antenatal class at the hospital.

Weeknight and Saturday classes available.

In this course you will learn:

• Physiological changes and warning signs of pregnancy
• Pain relief measures during labor and birth
• How and why you should breastfeed
• Proper newborn and post-partum care

Natural Childbirth Class

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Weeknight and Saturday classes available. Participants should come with comfortable/loose clothing and two bed pillows.

In this course you will learn:

• How the birth partner can assist with comfort measures in pregnancy
• Natural comfort measures to assist with labor and delivery
• What to expect with the natural childbirth experience
• Beneficial movements and exercises for labor
• Breathing/relaxation techniques used during labor and delivery

New Sibling Class

Baby girl laughing to her brother

Saturday mornings ages 3-12 accompanied by guardian

In this course new siblings learn:

• How parents can include big brother and sister with the new baby
• How to care for the baby safely
• Why babies cry and how to help
• What to expect when you visit mom at the hospital

Stork School

Stork with baby in linen bag

Meets first Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at RMC Maternity Services.

This free introduction to RMC Maternity Services is open to expectant parents and children. Come hear about important tips for new parents, register for upcoming prenatal classes, and take a tour of Alabama’s first baby friendly hospital!

Breastfeeding Resources

Alabama Breastfeeding Medicine

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256-241-0885

Private breastfeeding consults for breastfeeding difficulties and professional assessments. Appointments necessary. Find us on Facebook!

Also- First Thursday of each month offers breastfeeding prenatal courses for expectant parents. Call 256-235-5132 ext 1 to register.

Baby and Mother Enjoying Each Other

happy family. mother playing with her baby in the bedroom.

Anniston

256-689-6282

Breastfeeding support, infant massage, and listening ears. Meets first Tuesday of each month.

Call Nancy for more information.

La Leche League

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Jacksonville

256-452-1622

Breastfeeding support for pregnant moms, nursing moms, and their babies. Meets second Tuesday of each month. 6 pm to 8 pm. Call for more information.

International Cesarean Network

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Oxford
110 E. 10th Street, 36203

256-282-6954

Breastfeeding support for mothers with cesarean delivery. Call Crystal for more information

Baby Café

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Anniston
1327 Leighton Ave, 36207

256-310-1235

Breastfeeding support for IBCLCs and nursing mothers. Breastfeeding consultants available. Tuesdays 10am-12pm. Call Alexis for more information.

Milk Depot

Measuring smiling beautiful comfortable little baby child

RMC Lactation Center
400 E. 10th Street,
Anniston, AL 36207

256-235-5132

Drop in for infant weight checks, question for our lactation consultants, or drop off donor milk for our milk depot. Wednesdays 10am-12pm. Call for more information.

RMC Breastfeeding Support Group

Three mothers in living room with babies

256-235-5132, ext 1

Mother-to-Mother breastfeeding support and professional consultants. Meets Wednesdays from 10am-12pm at RMC OB Services.

RMC Lactation Services

Breastfeeding and storage:  Frozen mother milk with ice around the bottles freshly taken out of the freezer.

256-235-5132, ext 1

Weight checks and outpatient IBCLC consults by appointment only. Follow-up phone consultants. Find us on Facebook!