Childbirth and Parenting

Fit for You – A Postpartum Exercise Program 

A one on one personal training session for mothers who have recently delivered a baby. Held at the LMH South Therapy Services location. *Note: a physician’s clearance form is required prior to participation. $75 for three 45 minute sessions. Call (785) 505-3780 to enroll. Sorry, no childcare is provided. 


Traditional Childbirth Preparation Classes
 
Five session childbirth preparation classes for expectant parents. Both weekday evening and some weekend day class options. Please call early in pregnancy to enroll. $65/couple ($45 for one person attending alone). No baby care information is included so expectant parents are encouraged to enroll in the separate Babycare class. To enroll, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. Complete class schedules available by clicking on the link.


Basic Childbirth Class 

A weekend class series for those too busy to take traditional childbirth preparation classes. Offers a condensed version of basics of childbirth preparation. No baby care information included. $65/couple, ($45/one person). Participants attend both half days. To enroll, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. Complete class schedules available by clicking on the link.


Online Childbirth Preparation 

Too busy to take traditional childbirth preparation classes or do you prefer to learn at your own pace or in your own home? Online childbirth class will allow you access to detailed pregnancy, birthing and postpartum information through activities, knowledge checks, web links and downloadable handouts. It is not necessary to be having your baby at LMH to take this class. Class fee is $65. No single participant discount for this class. For more information, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. 


Babycare Workshop 

A class for expectant or adoptive parents who want information about caring for a newborn. Topics include bathing, cord care, diapering, sleeping, crying, nutrition and safety. Fathers/other partners invited to attend for free. Class size limited so call early. $20. To enroll, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. Complete class schedules available by clicking on the link.


Breastfeeding Your Baby 

This class is designed to facilitate a good beginning and a lasting breastfeeding experience. $20. Fathers/ other partners are encouraged to attend at no charge. To enroll, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. Complete class schedules available by clicking on the link.

Newborn Safety

This class is for expectant and new parents or other caregivers of infants and will help prepare them with the latest knowledge to keep their baby safe. Topics include: infant CPR and choking, child passenger safety, safe sleep and home & other safety issues. $25/person or $40/couple from same family. Class size limited so enroll early.


For the Kids 

Tyke Hyke 

A program for prospective big brothers-and sisters-to-be ages 3-6 years, that helps prepare them for the arrival of a new baby. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and advance enrollment is required as class size is limited. $5/family.  To enroll, contact LMH Connect Care at (785) 749-5800 or send an e-mail to connectcare@lmh.org. Complete class schedules available by clicking on the link.

 

CLIMB® –Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

 

The LMH Oncology Centers sponsors this free six week program for children or teens who have parents or other adult loved ones with cancer.  The program provides an understanding of what cancer is, how it is treated and allows children to interact with others going through a similar experience.  Parents have a separate discussion group to help provide guidance on supporting their children. For more information, contact the LMH Oncology Center social worker at (785) 505-2768.