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Prenatal class available from Ogallala Community Hospital


OGALLALA, Neb. (May 28, 2013) – Ogallala Community Hospital will offer a childbirth class for pregnant women on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 4-5.

The class, taught by registered nurses, will cover:

  • Prenatal care
  • Getting ready for delivery
  • Stages of labor
  • Pain medication options
  • Breast feeding
  • Delivery (vaginal and c-section)
  • Postpartum depression
  • What to bring to the hospital.

Parents-to-be can have a tour of the labor and delivery area if it’s available. The class, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., costs $45. Medicaid will pay for the class. For those who don’t have Medicaid and need assistance, financial aid may be available. To register, please call
1-800-230-CARE (2273). For more information about activities at Ogallala Community Hospital, please visit

About Ogallala Community Hospital
Ogallala Community Hospital in Ogallala, Neb., is part of Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health care systems with 24 hospitals in seven states. OCH offers services including Emergency care, inpatient services, infusion therapy, medical imaging, orthopedics, surgery and women’s services. For more information, visit

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