Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sutter Amador Hospital Hosts Classes for Expecting Parents- Sat Mar 25

JACKSON, CA - The amount of information given to new parents can be overwhelming. Tips in books, magazine articles and advice from friends and relatives can be conflicting and daunting for new parents-to-be. Sutter Amador Hospital wants to help consolidate information about the birthing process in a one day information-packed Saturday class to provide expecting parents with a foundation of knowledge and confidence to welcome a new baby with love.

On Saturday, March 25, the hospital will host the Great Beginnings Express class which will cover topics ranging from signs and stages of labor, relaxation in labor, the role of the birth partner, birthing comfort measures, pain management and much more.

“The classes offer a forum for expecting parents to gather information, ask questions and meet other couples with the same concerns,” said Jane Snyder, registered nurse and instructor in the Sutter Amador Hospital Family Birth Center. “It’s a full free day of information to help parents prepare for labor and get more familiar with the hospital.”

Great Beginnings Express class
Saturday, March 25
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (lunch is included)
200 Mission Blvd., Jackson, CA 95642
Please call 209-223-7452 or visit to register.
Classes are free for all parents that are delivering their baby at Sutter Amador Hospital.
In addition to The Great Beginnings class series, Sutter Amador also offers the below classes for free:
Breastfeeding Basics:  March 30 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Boot Camp for New Dads: April 6 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Welcome Baby – The First Month: April 13 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Breastfeeding Beyond the Basics: April 20 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
For more information or to register for any classes, please call 209-223-7452 or visit

About Sutter Amador Hospital
Sutter Amador Hospital is part of Sutter Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health network located throughout Northern California. The hospital’s rich history in Amador County dates back as far as 1876. The facility has 52 licensed beds and is the only hospital in Amador County serving a population of more than 40,000. Sutter Amador Hospital's comprehensive services include a full array of programs designed for the diverse needs of the communities including orthopedics, rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary services, infusion, OB-GYN, surgery and diagnostic imaging. The hospital received Modern Healthcare’s ‘100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ in 2016. For more on the hospital, visit

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