Getting the Most out of Your Hospital Tour- A Lamaze Parent Webinar
Do I Need to Take a Hospital Tour?
This is a question many first time parents ask. There are different options depending on where you are giving birth -- virtual, group or private tour. The hospital tour is an optimal time to find out how your desired birth fits into the hospitals policies and procedures.
During this one hour webcast you will gain insight on the questions to ask- and important things to think about which will show the impact that taking a hospital tour can have on your labor and deliver experience, and help teach you effective tips for getting the most out of your hospital tour. Get answers to some important questions with expert presenter, Allison Walsh, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator.
Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and presenter, Allison Walsh will:
Identify the importance of taking a hospital tour before the big moment arrives
Provide tips on preventing the mad scramble
Identify the key issues to explore when on your tour
Provide tips to learn about hospital and provider policy on labor support, mobility, nutrition, comfort measures, breastfeeding and many more
I am a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, mother of three and the Manager of Parent Education and Lactation Services at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. As a childbirth educator, hospital administrator and delegate to the United States Breastfeeding Committee I have been advocating for safe and healthy birth initiatives in hospitals and care centers for most of my career. My focus is implementing evidence-based maternity and surgical practices and reaching international, national and state breastfeeding goals.