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Adventist Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group
ALMH - 5101 S Willow Springs Rd
Birth Center Lounge
La Grange, IL 60525
For questions, contact the lactation department: (708) 245-6116
Hours: Saturday mornings 9am-10am
This support group will meet every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m in the Birth Center Family Lounge. Come for infant weight checks, answers to your breastfeeding questions and breastfeeding support from a Certified Lactation Consultant and other breastfeeding mothers. This group is for mothers and their infants only. No appointment is necessary and there is no fee.


Central DuPage Hospital - Breastfeeding: Mastering the Art
25 N. Winfiled Road
Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 933-4234
Learn from our certified lactation consultant all the amazing information for getting breastfeeding off to a good start. Fathers are strongly encouraged to attend. Cost: $40/couple


Central DuPage Hospital - Expecting Multiples
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 933-4234
Learn about the physical and emotional challenges and what to expect during labor and delivery. Network with other parents about the practical skills to managing life at home with multiples. Cost: $45/couple.


Central DuPage Hospital - Great Expectations Prenatal Course
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 933-4234
This class covers the physical and psychological aspects of pregnancy, labor, delivery, and postpartum as well as relaxation and breathing techniques and medicated and non-medicated pain control options. Choose from a four week session as well as a one day course. Cost: $95/ couple


Central DuPage Hospital - Great Expectations Refresher Course
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 933-4234
Expectant parents who have been through childbirth before benefit from this prenatal class that helps them brush up on previously learned skills. Cost: $35/ couple


Edward Hospital - Breastfeeding Class
801 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-6363
How do I breastfeed my baby? Why is breast milk best? What do I need to know before my baby is born? To learn the answers attend this breastfeeding class taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Fathers are encouraged to attend. Location: Education Center Cost: $10/ couple


Edward Hospital - Cesarean Birth
801 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-7685
For those who are anticipating having a planned Cesarean delivery this online class will help you to learn what to expect (admission, procedure, recovery, postpartum issues, and more!).


Edward Hospital - Daddy Boot Camp
Edward Hospital 801 S. Washington 3rd Floor Education Center
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-6363
Hours: Please see website or call for dates.
This 3 hour father-to-father workshop is led by a Master Coach with the assistance of experienced fathers ("Veterans") and their new babies. Concerns will be addressed about becoming a new dad, forming a new family, and caring for new moms. Talk with veteran dads about the “rough patches” to expect during labor, after delivery, and in the first weeks/months postpartum and ways to smooth the path for dads, moms, and new babies! And expectant fathers ("Rookies") will gain confidence as they have hands-on opportunities to comfort a real baby, change a diaper, swaddle, and much more. Fee $15.00 per expectant father (no charge if also taking the Babycare PLUS class).


Edward Hospital - Prepared Childbirth Classes
801 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-6363
Edward Hospital offers several childbirth education classes to meet your needs. Please call or go online for dates and to register.


Edward Hospital - Steps to a Healthier Pregnancy
801 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-6363
In this on-line class, you will learn about nutritional needs during pregnancy, exercise for pregnancy, common discomforts of pregnancy & tips to help, and potential hazards & warning signs to be aware of during pregnancy. Click on "Register Online" to register and you will receive an email within 2 working days with the registration code. Cost: free


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