Next Set of IVCH Prepared Childbirth Classes Starts April 4

The next series of childbirth classes at Illinois Valley Community Hospital gets underway at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in the meeting room inside hospital’s office building at 1305 6th Street in Peru, just east of the emergency department entrance.

Additional sessions are set for the next three Wednesdays, April 11, 18 and 25.

Taught by IVCH obstetrics unit nurses, the first two classes focus on labor and delivery. The week three class is about breastfeeding and the week four class covers newborn care, including infant CPR and car seat safety.

Pre-registration is encouraged by calling 815-780-3860.