The classes go in rotation and cover three main topics:
Class I: -Types of twins (mono-di, di-di) -General care of twin pregnancies (including general ultrasound and appointment patterns) -Potential complications -Nutrition
Class II: -Review of potential complications -Labor & delivery (to include information about epidurals, OR delivery location, c-sections) -Birth plans -Special care nursery/NICU
Class III: -Preparing to bring babies home -Care of twins (schedules of feeding, sleeping and diapers) -Breasfeeding or formula feeding -Postpartum care
These classes are lead by Jen Hampton, RN. Jen has been with Bellingham OB/GYN for over 7 years and has two sets of twin girls! Patients expecting twins can call the front office staff for dates, times and to register. Spouse, partner or support person are permitted, but not required, to attend. The charge is $20 for patients of Bellingham OB/GYN (spouse/partner included) and $30 for none Bellingham OB/GYN patients (spouse/partner included). Fees are to be paid when registering for classes.
We can’t wait to see you in class!