UofL Hospital offers free pregnancy, infant care classes in 2018


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – UofL Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants will offer free pregnancy and infant care classes to the public throughout the year to help soon-to-be parents prepare for their new arrival.

    Classes cover an array of topics including a woman’s body changes during pregnancy, signs of true labor, comfort techniques, medical procedures, vaginal delivery, cesarean section, kangaroo care, postpartum care and infant care.

    Attendance during the second trimester or after the 20th week of pregnancy is recommended.

    Register online for either a five-week series of classes on Monday evenings or a blitz class, which covers all topics during a daylong Saturday session.

    Classes are held in the Glass Room, located in the basement of the Ambulatory Care Building, 550 S. Jackson St., across from UofL Hospital. Parking is free in the hospital’s garage. Please bring parking ticket to class for validation.

    For more information, contact Rachel Mortensen at rachmor@ulh.org or 502-562-3325.

    UofL Hospital Prenatal and Infant Care Class Schedule

    Series 1: Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 22-Feb. 19

    Series 2: Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m., April 16-May 14

    Series 3: Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 10-Oct. 8

    Blitz classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 17, July 21 and Nov. 3