The next series of Illinois Valley Community Hospital prepared childbirth
classes for women in the last trimester of their pregnancy and their partners
begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, in the IVCH office building at 1305 6th Street in Peru, one block east of the hospital’s emergency department entrance.
The next three classes will be February 13, 21 and 28. Although there is
no charge to attend, pre-registration is requested by calling 815-780-3860
or by enrolling online at ivch.org.
The first two classes in the series focus on labor and delivery. The week
three class discusses breast feeding and the fourth class offers advice
on newborn care and car seat safety along with infant CPR instruction.