Prepare your child to be a sibling
WEST BURLINGTON — Great River Health Systems is offering a sibling-preparation class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4.
The class helps children develop realistic expectations about their new baby brother or baby sister and helps reduce anxiety about being separated from their mothers. Children ages 2 through 10 will learn how an additional child will change their families and how they can help with this adjustment.
The free class includes: A tour of the Obstetrics Unit, including the nursery; dressing up in hospital gowns, masks and caps; role-playing for children; story time about having a baby.
To register or receive more information, please call Great River Corporate Education at 319-768-4070, or toll-free, 866-297-9516, between 8 a.m.and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. You also may register online at www.GreatRiverMedical.org under the classes and events tab.