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Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Late Pregnancy
Health Tip: Get Healthy Before Pregnancy
Health Tip: Preparing to Become Pregnant
Health Tip: Stay Healthier Throughout Pregnancy
Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth
Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report
Cultural 'Myths' Could Shape Pregnant Women's Expectations
Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Should I Work During Pregnancy?
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Teeth During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes
Health Tip: Why Take Folic Acid?
Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought
1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control
A Better Test for Down Syndrome?
Abnormal BMI Tips Scale Toward Pregnancy Complications, Study Says
Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism
Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Risk of Lung Disorder in Babies
Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Asthma Care Critical During Pregnancy, Study Finds
Babies Born to Moms Over 35 May Have Lower Risk for Certain Birth Defects
Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
Bipolar Disorder Drug May Need Adjusting in Pregnancy, Study Finds
Birth Defect Risk Doubles in Children Born to Cousins: Study
Birth Rates Good After Implanting 1 Embryo, Study Finds
Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC
Blood Test Shows Promise in Gauging Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?
Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?
Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests
Could Longer Maternity Leave Prevent Postpartum Depression?
Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' Risk?
Dental Care Safe for Pregnant Women: Experts
Depression During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Trouble in Kids
Dialysis Benefits Pregnant Women With Kidney Disease, Study Finds
Did Men's Yen for Younger Women Cause Menopause?
Different Bacteria Levels Seen in Women Who Give Preterm Birth: Study
Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births
Don't Order Fetal Ultrasound Videos As Souvenirs: FDA
Don't Rule Out Vaginal Delivery for Twins, Study Says
Drinking Before First Pregnancy Raises Risk of Breast Cancer: Study
Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds
'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds
Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study
Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders
Epidural May Beat Patient-Controlled Painkiller for Childbirth, Study Finds
Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills
Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children
Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says
Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds
Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Exposure To Common Chemical May Raise Risk of Preemie Delivery: Study
Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study
FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers
FDA Approves 'Morning-After' Pill Without a Prescription
FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization
FDA Warns Pregnant Women About Migraine Drugs
Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study
Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens
Fever in 1st Trimester Might Raise Risk of Birth Defects
First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study
Health Tip: Don't Despair About Your Pregnant Body
Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy
Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study
Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost
Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot
Hurricane Readiness Tips for Pregnant Women
Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study
Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples
Iodine Supplements May Be Too Much of a Good Thing
Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy
IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends
Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises
Kidney Transplant Rejection Drugs Tied to Pregnancy Risks in Study
Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC
Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development
Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study
Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving
Male Birth Control Shows Promise in Mice
Many New Mothers Skip Important 6-Week Checkup, Study Finds
Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
Medicaid Paying for More U.S. Births: Study
Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests
Month of Conception Might Raise Odds of Premature Birth: Study
More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism
More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy
Most Men With Erectile Dysfunction Don't Seem to Get Treatment
Most Pregnant Women Treated for Migraines Able to Deliver Vaginally
Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
Mother's Immune System Might Play Role in Certain Cases of Autism
Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk
Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study
Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study
Natural Delivery After a C-Section Often Successful: Study
New Infertility Treatment Leads to First Baby, Researchers Report
New Moms, the Obese Prone to Flu Complications, Analysis Finds
New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival
Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later
Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study
Non-Delivery Hospital Stay May Raise Clot Risk During Pregnancy
Ob/Gyn Groups Issue Guidelines to Lower C-Section Rates
Obama Administration to Challenge Judge's Ruling on 'Morning-After' Pill
Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs
Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds
Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies
Pediatrician Group Issues Home Birth Policy Statement
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Changes in Fetal Movement: Study
Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk
Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds
Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring
Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study
Premature 'Water Breaking' During Pregnancy Linked to Bacteria
Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
Preterm Boys Face Worse Odds Than Girls, Study Says
Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
Recession Forced Cutbacks in Care for Special Needs Kids: Study
Researchers Describe 1st 'Functional Cure' of HIV in Baby
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Miscarriage Risk
Shift Work Might Affect Women's Periods, Fertility: Study
Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids
Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
Snoring in Pregnancy Tied to Possible Health Concerns
Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says
Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests
Study of Male Birth Defect Lets Pesticides Off the Hook -- for Now
Study Sees Link Between Mom's Flu, Bipolar Risk for Children
Study Sees No Link Between Drinking During Early Pregnancy and Birth Woes
Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior
Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth
Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Not Raise Autism Risk
'Talking' Medical Devices, Apps Continue to Evolve
Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty
Task Force: Screen for Gestational Diabetes After 24 Weeks of Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study
Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy
U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1973: Report
U.S. Home Births Continued Steady Increase in 2012: CDC
U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening for All Pregnant Women
U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall
U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC
Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study
Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child
White House to Challenge Ruling on Unlimited Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
Whooping Cough Risk Higher Among Kids Who Miss Vaccinations: Study
Women in Labor May Be Fine Taking in Nourishment, Study Finds
Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study
Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring

Hendricks Regional Health offers online childbirth education as well as classes in our Childbirth Center classroom. The Gift of Motherhood eLearning Childbirth Education Program is ideal for moms on bed rest or patients with scheduling conflicts. It is also useful as a refresher course for repeat parents.

Cost for this self-paced program is $20, and includes access to the online program for 30 days.

  • VIEW DEMO. The program is an interactive, web-based tool with animations, videos, and more. View a demo.
  • REGISTER. Contact the prenatal education department by email or call (317) 718-4585 to register. After you have registered, you will receive a unique code to access the e-Learning site.
  • GET STARTED. Access the e-Learning site with your unique code.
Other Online Learning Opportunities
We encourage all new parents to watch the video "Period of Purple Crying" featuring Dr. Ronald Barr of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.

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