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NEWBORN CHANNEL: To help you prepare for the birth of your baby, you will be required to watch the following videos before your discharge from the hospital: Car Seat Safety, Portrait of Promise, First Aid: Infant Rescue Breathing and Infant CPR, SIDS and Safe Sleep. To view the videos from home click on the following link and use the password “01626”. NEWBORN CHANNEL
You may also access the newborn channel with your iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and other smartphone platforms. Text "NEWBORN" to 443443 to get started.
Prenatal Care (Physician Care)
It is important to receive good prenatal care from a physician as early in your pregnancy as possible. You have the choice of several board-certified obstetricians and family physicians who provide prenatal care and delivery services at Marquette General Hospital.
* If needed, our Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Program can help parents who have lost a baby.
* Our Regional Perinatal Outreach Program provides continuing education on perinatal topics for nurses and physicians.
Caring for your baby doesn't stop when you leave the hospital. You have many years ahead to enjoy your child's stages of development. Take advantage of one or several of our exciting parenting programs tailored to those stages, from birth through 17 years. Enjoy the opportunity to share and socialize with other parents as you learn about growth and development, nutrition, discipline, skills for positive parenting.
Prenatal and Family Education Programming
Please register early in your pregnancy for all prenatal classes. Our programs don’t stop when you leave the hospital. Check out the variety of programs available for the whole family.
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New and Upcoming Programs:
*Please note: May 25th Childbirth Class is switched to May 18th and June 22nd has switched to June 15th.
For a list of all the Prenatal and Parenting classes offered, along with their descriptions:
Join us for the first welcoming class on May 15th from 6:30-8:00pm. Call to register. FREE! Snacks! Childcare available. upon request
NEW CLASS! Baby Food Making
Explore the benefits and simple techniques of making your own baby food. You will also learn about infant nutrition, foods to avoid and tips for introducing foods. You'll be able to sample some of the recipes and go home with recipes to try yourself. The class is intended for any expectant parent, caregiver, or parent of an infant. Call to register. 225-3081
6-7:30pm. Cost: $10 FLYER
What is Safe Sleep?
New Wellness Program for Moms who are 6 weeks to 1 year postpartum. 8 weeks of learning, nutrition, fitness, and fun! Thursdays, January 10th through February 28th, 2013 (8 weeks), 6:45-8pm. Scholarships available. Don't let cost be an issue!
Please call 225-3081 to schedule
A class that will focus on helping parents who are separated, divorced or never married, to parent their child effectively, doing thye best job they can during the time they are with their child. Next class will be held on Mondays from 6:00-8:00pm on May 6th and 20th. Cost: $25 Flyer
Need help or have a Question about Breastfeeding?
A local group of women have formed a Lactation Workgroup. They are made up of volunteers with a vast knowledge of breastfeeding. They are on-call 7 days a week from 8am-8pm. They are available to assist mothers with breastfeeding questions. Please call the MGH Hospital Operator at 906-228-9440 or 1-800-562-9753. The operator will then get a message to the volunteer support person on call. The support person will call mothers back within 2 hours.
Marquette Dads Group
This group if for dads and children
. Visit the website or contact Andrew.
Parents of Multiples
This group meets monthly to offer support and get some much needed time for yourself.Flyer
If you're pregnant or know someone who's pregnant, Watch These:
Toxic Drug Exposed Babies video clips:
Are you interested in Quitting Smoking? Contact the Marquette County Health Department at 906-475-7848
to be part of a FREE, one-time “Quit Smoking Workshop”. This workshop will offer strategies to make quitting easier, along with information on medications to assist, in a “no-pressure” atmosphere.Resources
Breastfeeding Mother's Group meets at UP Children's Museum on 2nd Friday of the month at 10am. Open to all Breastfeeding Mother's: Sponsored by the WIC Peer Specialists.
By combining the outstanding inpatient and outpatient services of Marquette General Hospital with our many education programs, the Women's & Children's Center is able to offer you all the options and security of a Regional Medical Center.
Your generous philanthropic support of the Women and Children programs at MGHS makes a difference in the lives of the families cared for in the hospital and after the birth of a child. If you are interested in making a donation CLICK HERE.
1-800-562-9753 ext. 3081