RiverView is again offering classes for expecting parents, with the next class scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Saturday offering is new at RiverView this year.

    All RiverView childbirth classes include information on labor support, coping strategies, understanding the labor and delivery process, newborn care, car seat safety, breastfeeding and infant CPR.

    The course instructors for all sessions are labor/delivery nurses at RiverView Health.

    In addition to two, full-day sessions scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 21, RiverView will continue to offer the classes in a series of four, two-hour classes on four consecutive Tuesdays from 7-9 PM, in Meeting Room 1, RiverView Health, 323 S. Minnesota Street, Crookston.

    The following class dates are scheduled:

    * April series: April 2, 9, 16 & 23

    * July series: July 2, 9, 16 & 23

    * October series: Oct. 1, 8, 15 & 22

    The classes are free to anyone delivering at RiverView, with a cost of $25 for those not delivering at RiverView. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register, call the obstetrics department at ext. 9300.