Pregnancy Classes

Would you know what to do for a choking, breathing, or water emergency? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all parents know CPR.  Our CPR classes are the perfect pregnancy classes, because they are geared specifically for expectant or new parents. We know first hand the hazards and dangers that exist. As firefighters & paramedics, we see the tragedies that can happen when the well intentioned are unprepared. Often simple changes can change outcomes and save lives. Our classes featuring the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child & infant. We also provide additional safety information specific to new families: SIDS prevention, poison control & car seat safety. Skills are taught in a fun, dynamic group environment utilizing the American Heart Association research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the hands-on CPR practice time using the industry’s best manikins.  Our instructors are certified by the American Heart Association, the IL SIDS alliance, and the IL poision control center. We are firefighters, paramedics, and nurses.  You will leave our class feeling confident in your ability to take action. Participants receive the ‘family and friends’ AHA booklet plus other educational material.

 

 

 

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