Whether you’re a first-time mom-in-training or you’ve taken
this journey before, you’ll gain confidence, connect with fellow
parents-to-be and get answers to your questions from experienced childbirth
educators through our services offered at The POD.
New to The POD:
Moms in Motion – An aquatics exercise class designed just for expectant
mothers. It includes low-level aerobics, gentle stretching, muscle conditioning
and relaxation exercises. Sessions are held on Wednesdays at 5:30pm in
the Fitness Plus pool, which is kept at a very comfortable 88°F. For
more information or to register for the next session please call 828.326.3680.
Other Classes & Programs Offered at The POD:
Lamaze Classes – A class series to prepare mother and support person for labor,
birth and postpartum. The birthing process, relaxation, breathing techniques
and medication options for birth are discussed.
- Lactation Supplies– CVMC is ready to help moms-to-be with a full
line of maternity and nursing bras, breast pumps for purchase or rental,
and breastfeeding accessories and supplies by Medela. We stock many hard
to find sizes and styles in Bravado and Medela maternity bras and tanks
ranging from 32 to 44. We offer professional bra fittings for our nursing
moms and moms to be. We also carry a line of award winning BG & Co
- “Great Start” Breastfeeding Class – This class covers
prenatal breastfeeding basics to get you and your baby off to a great
start! This class is taught by a certified Lactation Consultant.
- Infant CPR – For expectant parents and grand-parents, this class
will teach the proper techniques for infant CPR and choking. Classes are
small to allow individual instruction. Not a certification class
- Baby Basics 101 – CVMC’s basic baby care class teaches expectant
parents the skills needed to care for their new baby from birth through
one year of age.
- Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Group – A certified Lactation Consultant
will be available to answer your breastfeeding questions. Meet other moms
who are breastfeeding. An infant scale is available to weigh your baby.
- Infant Car Seat Class – Car seats save lives, but only when used
correctly. Parents learn how to choose and install a rear-facing infant
car seat and safely secure their newborn.
Birthing Center Tours – See for yourself why so many parents-to-be choose CVMC Birthing
Center; take a walking tour of our birthing facilities and learn what
to expect when it’s time to deliver. Pre-registration for Birthing
Center Tours is required.
Ask about classes offered by The POD, please email Ella Thompson, CVMC
Childbirth Educator (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 828.326.3062 at the end of your first trimester.