Catholic and Expecting?

CBU Class Schedule Details

March 2020 CBU  |  Class Series:

Day  Time & Location Topic
Tuesday, March 10 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Catholicism – Dinner & Catechetical Introduction to Catholicism
– God as Father, Identity as sons and daughters
– Personal Prayer, Prayer w/ Spouse & Child
– Finding Catholic Community, Godparents
– The Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion)
– Catholic Family Traditions in the liturgical calendar & fostering a Catholic home
Tuesday, March 17 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Baby Safety: What to Expect When you are Done Expecting!
– A local pediatrician will facilitate this class
– Session will prepare parents for situations that arise in the first moments of life, days and weeks at home…When do you call a doctor? How do you know if your baby is getting enough to eat? How do you manage common emergencies? What about the basics like swaddling and bathing?
– Session will address safety – water safety, sun safety, and pet safety. CPR is introduced, but this is not a certification course.
– Resources will be provided for couples interested in understanding charting & the body with Natural Family Planning post-baby.
Saturday, March 21 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Prenatal
 – Uterine Function
– Signs of Pre-term Labor
– Process of Labor and Birth
– 2 Videos: Unmedicated labor and Planned Epidural
– Medications: Epidural, Nitrous and IV Meds
Tuesday, March 24 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Journey to Parenthood – St. Raphael Counselor
– Discusses the imminent post-partum experience, communication skills, parental expectations and changing identities for both partners. Pregnant and non-pregnant partners will spend the evening in separate groups facilitated by skilled professionals and returning parents.
Saturday, March 28 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Prenatal – Bring Sheet & 2 Pillows to Class
– Working with Labor (breathing, relaxation, focus movement and positioning)
– Veteran Parents/ Babies
– Cesarean and Induction
– Tour of Labor and Delivery
–  Postpartum: Hospital Stay and First Day at Home

Location

Rose Hospital, Goodstein 1 Room
4500 E. 9th Ave. Denver CO, 80220

 


 

May 2020 CBU  |  2020 Express Retreat:

Day Time
Friday, May 29 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Welcome/Introductions Over Dinner (Provided)
6:45 pm – 8:30 pm Journey Through Parenthood (Discuss over Dessert) w/ Dr. Langley
Saturday, May 30 8:00 am Morning Mass & Baby Blessing
8:30 am – 9:00 am Light Breakfast & Coffee (Provided)
9:00 am – 1:15 pm Prenatal Sessions with Jessica Potter
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch Break (Provided)
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Catholicism: Raising a Catholic Family w/ veteran Catholic couple
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm Baby Safety with Dr. Hodack
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm Natural Family Planning (NFP) with Caitlin
5 pm Closing Prayer

Location

Bella Natural Women’s Care & Family Wellness Center

180 E. Hampden Ave. #100, Englewood CO, 80113