Childbirth Education

York General’s Obstetric Department provides Childbirth and Breastfeeding Preparation classes to expectant mothers.  To sign up for these informative training sessions taught by York General nurses contact the OB Department at 402-362-0457.

Childbirth Preparation

  • Signs and symptoms of early and beginning labor
  • True and false labor
  • Stages and phases of labor and delivery
  • Breathing exercises
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Partner support
  • Cesarean delivery

Breastfeeding Preparation

  • Advantages of breastfeeding
  • Physiology of lactation
  • Partner support
  • Preparation and art of breastfeeding
  • Recognition and treatment of potential breastfeeding issues
  • Role and use of the breast pump
  • Working mothers and weaning
  • Hospital and community support resources.

All classes are held at York General Hospital.