Birthing Classes, Events & Support Groups

Whether you're expecting your first child or your fourth, you'll find classes just for you at Genesis Health System. Count on our experienced, helpful BirthCenter educators to help you lay the foundation for a healthy pregnancy, prepare for childbirth, learn how to care for your newborn and more.

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  • Baby Basics - IA

    This class discusses care of newborn, topics include: Holding, swaddling, diapering and bathing your baby, rooming-in, bonding, parenting, choosing a physician, newborn safety and feeding choices. This class consists of 2 weekday evening sessions.

  • Baby Basics - Weekend Class - IA

    This class discusses care of newborn, topics include: Holding, swaddling, diapering and bathing your baby, rooming-in, bonding, parenting, choosing a physician, newborn safety and feeding choices.

  • Best Beginnings, Early Pregnancy Class - IL

    This class will introduce you the miracle of pregnancy in your first and second trimester.

  • Big Brother, Big Sister - IA

    This class is designed for children ages 3-10 who are awaiting the arrival of a new brother or sister.

  • Big Brother, Big Sister - IL

    This class is designed for future big brothers and big sisters.

  • BirthCenter Tour - IA

    A tour of the Davenport BirthCenter facility.

  • Boot Camp for New Dads - IA

    Boot Camp for New Dads is a unique program that brings "rookie" fathers-to-be together with "veteran" recent dads.

  • Bootie Kamp One Day Birth Review - Silvis, Illinois

    Bootie Kamp is a one day childbirth review course. It is a good choice for someone who has attended childbirth classes & would like a review or for those who cannot make it to the three week Childbirth Preparation course during the weeknights.This class is avaliable at Genesis Medical Center in Silvis, Illinois.

  • Breastfeeding Basics - IA

    A class to help parents learn about breastfeeding and have a more realistic understanding of the breastfeeding relationship.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group - IA

    Moms are invited to share feelings, concerns, suggestions and questions with other mothers and Lactation Consultants from the Genesis BirthCenter. There is no charge for this group and anyone is welcome to attend, babies too.

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Genesis T. Giraffe

Fun for the Kids

Color your very own Genesis T. Giraffe, our BirthCenter mascot, born this year at the Niabi Zoo!

Get a Genesis T. Coloring Sheet. (PDF)

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Learn more about our safe, modern facilities. Sign up online for a tour of the Davenport BirthCenter, or call 309-281-4450 to schedule a tour of the Silvis BirthCenter.

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