Classes & Coming Events
Big Brother and Big Sister Class
July 13, 2013
September 7, 2013
November 2, 2013
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Location: Great River Medical Center, Walnut Room
The Sibling Preparation Class helps children develop realistic expectations about their new baby brother or baby sister and helps reduce the anxiety about being separated from their mothers. Children ages 2 through 10 will learn how an additional child will change their families and how they can help with this adjustment. The free class includes:
- A tour of the Obstetrics Unit, including nursery
- Dressing up in hospital gowns, masks and caps
- Story time about having a baby
- Role-playing for children
Registration is required.
To register for a class or to obtain more information, please call the Education Department at 319-768-4070 or toll-free at 866-297-9516, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also register online HERE.