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Programs that offer classes or other educational experiences which prepare prospective mothers and their birth partners emotionally and physically for the labor and birth process. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of birth, relaxation and breathing techniques, different types of labors, birthing/delivery options and postpartum care. Also included are programs that prepare other members of the family (grandparents and siblings) for the arrival of a new family member.

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Education/Training ServicesWeekly parenting classes are taught by registered nurses, paramedics, physical therapists, lactation educators, the local fire department, other professionals or Center trained volunteers.. The purpose is to provide clients with practical hands-on education equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to complete a healthy pregnancy, have a positive labor experience, and provide their new family member with excellent care.AlbanyPARENTING CLASSESALPHA PREGNANCY CARE CENTER
Health Care ServicesThe Cohoes Family Care MOMS Program is an educational program for pregnant women. Provided are pregnancy tests, assistance in completing Medicaid applications, access to prenatal and primary care, free childbirth and breastfeeding education, along with pregnancy and infant care education Also provided are referrals to community agencies as appropriate, such as WIC or the local Department of Health. Crisis counseling on issues such as domestic violence, child abuse and mental health issues is also provided.RensselaerCOHOES FAMILY CARE/MOMS PROGRAMNORTHEAST HEALTH
Health Care ServicesHealthy Kids is a joint endeavor between Samaritan Hospital and Rensselaer County Department of Social Services This is a unique home visitation program. The program is voluntary and free to participants. Family support workers provide a range of services, including childbirth education, infant care and child development, family planning options, assistance with obtaining transportation, meal planning, and referral to community agencies.RensselaerHEALTHY FAMILIES OF RENSSELAER COUNTYNORTHEAST HEALTH
Parent/Family Support ServicesThe Alight Pregnancy Center offers birthing classes to educate new parents-to-be on pregnancy nutrition, prenatal development, relaxation techniques, and signs of labor postnatal care. Earn points to receive diapers, formula, toys, books, etc. A monthly diaper program for free diaper and wipes are also available. Call for details regarding Learn to Earn Program. ColumbiaCHILDBIRTH EDUCATIONALIGHT CENTER
Pregnancy ServicesProvides a state-of-the-art maternity care facility, which encompasses all phases of pregnancy, from conception testing to postpartum support services. Also offers a program, "Hello Babe" for expectant parents.ClintonALICE T. MINER CENTERUNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK CVPH
Pregnancy ServicesProvides information and support to women during and after pregnancy. Services during pregnancy include prenatal education which focus on fetal growth, stages of labor, breastfeeding, etc. After birth services offered are postpartum home visits, weight and length check, breastfeeding help, referrals for other specialized needs, nutritional consults and dental care, and much more. Support services are available by telephone or a home visit.EssexPREGNANCY SERVICESESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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