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Prenatal Classes and Tours

St. Mary’s offers a free Childbirth Preparation course to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. This course is offered year-round and includes topics like labor and delivery, C-section birth, infant care, breastfeeding and more. Each course meets for 3 consecutive Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 217-464-2334.

Click here for our Childbirth Class brochure.

Click here to register for the Childbirth Preparation course.

Prenatal Tours

The first session of our Childbirth Preparation course concludes with a tour of the birth center. If you are unable to attend session one of the Childbirth Preparation course, please call us so we can schedule a private tour for you.

Sibling Class

Getting ready for the arrival of a brother or sister can bring out many emotions. Children 3-12 are invited to learn about the wonderful things in store for them. Class topics include:
  • Holding and caring for a new baby.
  • Infant safety and good hand washing.
  • What happens when mom goes to the hospital.
  • What new baby looks like and sounds like.
Click here to register for the Sibling Class.