Norwood,Â MAÂ —Â NorwoodÂ HospitalÂ is pleased to offer special childbirth education classes to help parents calm and soothe their babies and themselves.
The â€œHappiest Baby on the Blockâ€Â is a two-hour class based on the book by renowned pediatrician Harvey Karp, MD.Â Participants learn Dr. Karpâ€™s proven technique â€“ the five Sâ€™s.Â Â Instructional DVD and soothing sounds CD included. The class will be offered at the hospital many Saturdays throughout the year from 9:30am â€“ 12:00pm.
Prenatal and Mom & Baby Yoga.Â Â Practicing yoga will help you to focus, relax and tone both your mind and body.Â Â Classes are taught by an experienced, certified instructor.Â Â Prenatal Yoga is held Tuesdays 7:00pm – 8:30pm and Mom and Baby Yoga on Thursdays from 1:00pm – 2:30pm at the hospital.
For more information on these courses, or any of the many other childbirth and parenting education classes offered atÂ NorwoodHospital, please contact the Childbirth and Parenting Education coordinator atÂ NHChildbirthEd@Steward.orgÂ or callÂ 781-278-6402.
AboutÂ NorwoodÂ Hospital
The 264-bedÂ NorwoodÂ Hospital, provides emergency, cardiology, advanced surgical, endoscopic, psychiatric, OB/GYN and Childrenâ€™s Hospital Boston pediatric services and is a member of Steward Health Care. Information aboutÂ NorwoodÂ Hospitalâ€™s programs and services is available atÂ www.Norwood-Hospital.org.
About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care is the largest community-based accountable care organization andÂ community hospital network inÂ New England.Â Headquartered inÂ Boston, Steward has more than 13,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities.Â Hospitals in the system include Saint Anneâ€™s inÂ Fall River,Â HolyÂ FamilyÂ HospitalÂ inÂ Methuen, St. Elizabethâ€™s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton and Quincy Medical Center. Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Physician Network, Steward Home Care, which also provides hospice services,Â LaboureÂ College, and Por Cristo.Â Â Further information is available atÂ www.steward.org.