Prenatal Childbirth Class - One day

This condensed childbirth education class in a fast-paced teaching environment is designed to prepare couples for their labor and birth experience. Topics include information about relaxation breathing, pain management options, and understanding the process of labor. Wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows. A tour of the unit is provided.

$165/couple (tour included)
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
October 07 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Janice Greene, RN, CCE
October 28 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Joyce Maiore, BS, RN, CCE
November 04 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Ellen Harland, RN, CCE
November 18 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Joyce Maiore, BS, RN, CCE
December 02 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Ellen Harland, RN, CCE
December 16 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Janice Greene, RN, CCE
January 13 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Janice Greene, RN, CCE
January 27 Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Ellen Harland, RN, CCE

Ellen Harland, RN, CCE

Ellen graduated from St. Elizabeth's Hospital School of Nursing.  After serving two years in the Army Nurse Corps, she joined the staff of Emerson.  She has been on the Maternity unit for over 30 years and is cross-trained between the Labor and Delivery unit and the Mother-Baby unit.  She became certified as a Childbirth Educator in 1996.  Ellen particularly enjoys having a couple in her childbirth class, and then caring for them during their birthing experience. 

Ellen also teaches:
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Janice Greene, RN, CCE

Janice is a graduate of St. Anne’s Hospital School of Nursing and has worked in many nursing areas including all units on the Maternity floor. She is CAPPA certified as a childbirth educator and has taught childbirth education classes for many years. Janice used Lamaze breathing technique for the birth of her three grown children.

Janice also teaches:
Prenatal Childbirth Class

Joyce Maiore, BS, RN, CCE

Joyce graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor's in International Finance and then found her true passion with nursing after the birth of her first child. She then went back to school and received her nursing degree from Middlesex Community College. Joyce has worked in different areas of women's health for many years. She has been working in Labor and Delivery/Maternity at Emerson for four years. However, before that she worked in Washington DC for an international health non-profit as well as a community based women's health center with the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa. Joyce used hypnobirthing for the birth of her two girls. She is passionate about helping couples prepare and fulfill their desired birth plan.

Joyce also teaches:
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