Hospital Offers Tour For Parents-To-Be

PERTH AMBOY–Raritan Bay Medical Center’s monthly tour of its Dr. Sam. Gordon Berkow Maternity Pavilion and family health information open house will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m.

Newly expectant parents are invited to take the tour and learn about the maternity unit’s modern comforts designed to provide a calm and relaxing birthing experience. As part of the event, information is provided in an open house format about child car seat safety, guided imagery and body mechanics training for use during labor, nutritional information for mother and child, how to pick a pediatrician and an infant CPR demonstration.


Participants are asked to meet in the main lobby of the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Avenue. Registration is suggested; call 1-800-DOCTORS.

The hospital is also sponsoring a one-day Childbirth Education / Lamaze Class on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The class is designed to help expectant parents better understand the childbearing process. A registered nurse with special training in labor, delivery and childcare techniques will facilitate the class. It will be held in Centennial Hall, 530 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy. The fee for the course is $125 per couple. Registration is required; call 1-800-DOCTORS.

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