Botsford Hospital
28050 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-5919
(248) 471-8000
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Summer 2010

Botsford HealthSource Magazine


Community Calendar

Call (248) 888-2500 for details about our new-parent classes and prenatal tours. Unless noted otherwise, class registration is available online at

Childbirth Education Comprehensive series
Class prepares you and your partner for your child’s birth. Topics include labor stages, strategies for managing discomfort, relaxation and breathing methods, the partner’s role in labor and delivery, medications and anesthesia, Cesarean section deliveries and more.

Weekday series: 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. for four weekdays
Saturday series: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for two Saturdays
$75 fee for a series. For dates and to register, call or check online.

Baby Care Basics
Parents, grandparents and caregivers can learn the basics of baby care for newborns to 1-year-olds. Topics include bathing, feeding, developmental stages, immunizations, common illnesses, safety-proofing your home and much more.
$35 fee. For dates and to register call or check online.

Maternity Center Tours
See our New Beginnings Maternity Center!
Our private rooms feature sleep chairs, mini-refrigerators, glider chairs and flat-screen TVs. Feel less stressed and more comfortable knowing where you’ll deliver.
To register, call (248) 888-2500. (No online registration.)

Breast-Feeding Basics
A certified lactation consultant (breast-feeding educator) teaches this three-hour class, helping parents learn how to breast-feed their baby. Topics include breast-feeding benefits, basic positions, solving common problems, options for pumping and storing milk, and Botsford’s breast-feeding services and products.
$25 fee. For dates and to register, call or check online.