Family Health Center Classes
Parenting Class

When: Meets every other month (odd months) for three consecutive weeks; Monday through Thursday

Time: 10:30am – 12pm

Where: Mercy Family Health Center conference room

This three-week class is designed to help teach parents the skills necessary to raise happy, healthy children. The focus is widespread, from instilling good values and principles to disciplining and building self-esteem in children. Childcare is available. To reserve your space, please call Carol Bradford at 312.567.7902.
Prenatal and Infant Care Class

When: Meets every other month (even months) for four weeks; Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 10am – 12pm

Where: Mercy Family Health Center conference room

Taught by Registered Nurses, the class covers all aspects of prenatal and postpartum care for mothers, including childbirth preparation. Infant care includes child development, feeding, safety, and basic health care. Childcare is available. Classes are held in the Mercy Family Health Center conference room. To reserve your space, please call Carol Bradford at 312.567.7902.

Breastfeeding Information and Support

When: Fridays:
October 14, 2005
October 28, 2005
November 11, 2005
December 9, 2005
January 13, 2006
January 27, 2006

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Where: Mercy Family Health Center conference room

Offered to pregnant and parenting mothers and fathers with infants, Breastfeeding Information and Support covers the importance of breastfeeding. From basic information to the benefits of breastfeeding, there are no questions left unanswered. New and experienced breastfeeding mothers are welcome, and childcare is available. Call Lakisha Hudson, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, at 312.567.2655 to sign up.