Great River Health System is offering three free prenatal and infant-care
classes in October. They will be in the Oak Room on the lower level of
Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA.
An infant and child CPR class for parents, grandparents, older siblings
and babysitters who don’t require certification is scheduled from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3. It includes demonstration and practice
of what to do for a choking infant or child.
The two-session Baby-Care Basics class will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays,
Oct. 5 and 12. The class helps expectant parents learn the essentials
of caring for a newborn, including car-seat safety.
A condensed Childbirth Prep class for women in their sixth or seventh month
of pregnancy is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. It’s
for women and their partners who already have had a birthing experience
or want a one-day intense course.
Registration is required. To register or receive more information, please
call Great River Corporate Education at (319) 768-4070 or toll-free 866-297-9516,
between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Register online at