December 23rd, 2010

Great River Medical Center offers free prenatal education classes for expectant mothers, fathers or birth coaches, and children. Classes are led by registered nurses who specialize in obstetrics and education.

Sibling Preparation, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Children ages 2 through 10 will learn how an additional child will change their families and how they can help with this adjustment. The class includes:

  • A tour of the Obstetrics Unit, including the Nursery
  • Dressing up in hospital gowns, masks and caps
  • Role-playing for children
  • Story time about having a baby

Registration for all classes is required. For more information or to register, please call Great River Medical Center's Corporate Education Department at (319) 768-4070. You also may register online by following the class link at