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Patient Education

We encourage patients to take an active role in their healthcare. To help you, we have provided a number of education pieces we hope you will find useful.

Pregnancy, Childbirth & Parenting Classes

We invite you to participate in our wide range of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting classes. Our classes are designed to help you in making the decision to become a parent, offer you advice for maintaining a healthy pregnancy, prepare you and your family for the childbirth experience and help you develop the confidence and skills for parenting.

Interactive Health Features

Explore our interactive tools, quizzes and calculators. Find out popular baby names, pregnancy timeline information and more!
Try our interactive women's health tools »

Pregnancy Health Center

This resource takes you from pre-conception to what to expect after delivery. Experience the nine month miracle and find answers to your questions.
Visit the Pregnancy Health Center »

Breathing and Relaxation

Progressive relaxation can help you prepare for labor by making you more aware of muscle tension in your body. Listen to the following audio clip to help you relax. To download the file, right-click on the link below and select "Save Link As".

Listen to the clip now

Prenatal Education

Labor & Delivery Education

Tips for Comfort During Labor

(the following are downloadable PDFs)

Schedule Your
Digital Mammogram

Schedule your Digital Mammogram by calling
605-322-PINK or

1-877-AT-AVERA.