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Childbirth Education Classes

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. Register on-line or call the Community Education Department at 712-737-5367.
Cost: FREE
 to patients/customers of the Orange City Health System. 
Non-customer cost is Prepared Childbirth – $25; Refresher, Sibling, & Parenting – $5 each.

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION SERIES – 2022

Prepared Childbirth Series 2022

This three-session class is for expectant parents who have not taken childbirth classes. Instruction on labor and delivery, controlled breathing and relaxation techniques specific for labor and delivery. Includes tour of our Birth Center.

DatesTimesLocationsInstructorsRegister
January 10, 17, 246:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Cora Haverdink, RN; Kayla Van Wyhe, RN; Kayla Groeneweg RNRegister Here
April 11, 18, 256:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Cora Haverdink, RN; Kayla Van Wyhe, RN; Kayla Groeneweg RNRegister Here
July 11, 18, 256:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Cora Haverdink, RN; Kayla Van Wyhe, RN; Kayla Groeneweg RNRegister Here
October 10, 17, 246:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Cora Haverdink, RN; Kayla Van Wyhe, RN; Kayla Groeneweg RNRegister Here
Parenting Class 2022

For all parents. Topics included are BabyCare Basics, first aid and CPR, and breastfeeding.

DatesTimesLocationsInstructorsRegister
February 146:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lauren Moerman, RN, IBCLCRegister Here
May 96:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lauren Moerman, RN, IBCLCRegister Here
August 86:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lauren Moerman, RN, IBCLCRegister Here
November 146:30 pm – 9 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lauren Moerman, RN, IBCLCRegister Here
Refresher Class 2022

For parents who have delivered a child in the past but would like a refresher on reinforcing breathing techniques, pain control, and labor positions. Includes tour of our Birth Center. Participants have the opportunity to join the labor positioning portion of the Parenting Class.

DatesTimesLocationsInstructorsRegister
February 286:30 pm – 9:30 pmTraining Room, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange CityCora Haverdink, RNRegister Here
May 236:30 pm – 9:30 pmTraining Room, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange CityCora Haverdink, RNRegister Here
August 226:30 pm – 9:30 pmTraining Room, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange CityCora Haverdink, RNRegister Here
November 286:30 pm – 9:30 pmTraining Room, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange CityCora Haverdink, RNRegister Here
Sibling Class 2021

For brothers and sisters-to-be, ages three and above. Topics included are baby characteristics, behaviors and handling. Includes tour of our Birth Center.

DatesTimesLocationsInstructorsRegister
February 216 pm – 7 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lindsey De Jong, RNRegister Here
May 166 pm – 7 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lindsey De Jong, RNRegister Here
August 156 pm – 7 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lindsey De Jong, RNRegister Here
November 216 pm – 7 pmConference Rooms, Main Campus,
Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Lindsey De Jong, RNRegister Here