MISN's Comprehensive Childbirth and Parenting Preparation Classes

In this childbirth education series of one to two sessions, participants will learn:

  • Anatomy/Changes In Pregnancy
  • Nutrition and Weight Gain
  • Pain in Labor
  • Relaxation and Visual Imagery
  • Stages of Labor
  • Comfort Measures for Mom and Her Partner
  • Positions For Labor
  • Interventions/Pain Medications/Cesarean Birth
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Newborn Care
  • Breastfeeding

The classes are taught by Rachel Durland, CD (DONA), ICCE, or Stephanie Sosnowski, IBCLC, ICCE, Perinatal Health Educators for Maternal Infant Services Network.
For more information please contact:
Stephanie Sosnowski, Deputy Director of Community Health and Wellness Programs, 845-492-9027 (cell).

Orange County Birth Basics   FREE

Middletown   5:15 - 7:15 pm

July 1

Register: Text Stephanie 845-492-9027

Port Jervis  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

June 29

Register: Text Rachel 845-592-6978


Orange County Early Pregnancy Moms' Circle   FREE

Middletown      5:15 - 6:15 pm

July 8

Register: Text Stephanie 845-492-9027

Port Jervis   5:30 pm

July 6

Register: Text or call Rachel 845-590-6978


Orange County Pregnancy Fitness    FREE

Port Jervis  5:30 pm

July 20

Register: Text or call Rachel 845-590-6978

Orange County Prenatal Breastfeeding Class    FREE

Newburgh  6:30 - 8:00 pm

April 28

May 26

June 23

July 28

August 25

September 22

October 27

November 24

December 22

Newburgh  10:30 - noon

May 19

June 16

July 21

August 18

September 15

Register: Text Stephanie at 845-492-9027 and say which session you want.

Sullivan County

Birth Basics class

July 9 , 2015     5:30 - 830 pm    $25 per couple. Scholarships available!  Flyer

Online registration


Email us to be placed on the waiting list for our next sessions or for more information.


Classes may be canceled if we do not have at least 3 couples per class.



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