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

March 25

April 29

June 10

Register: Text Stephanie 845-492-9027 and say which class you want

Orange County Early Pregnancy Moms' Circle   FREE

Middletown      5:15 - 6:15 pm

March 11

April 8

May 27

June 17

July 8

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

Orange County Pregnancy Fitness    FREE

Middletown   5:15 - 6:15 pm

March 18

April 22

May 20

June 24

July 15

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

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 and Breastfeeding Boot Camp

May 21, 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.


Childbirth Education
Regional Perinatal Center at WMC

For More Information on FREE or LOW COST Health Insurance, Prenatal Care or Breastfeeding Support Call 1-800-453-4666.