Before Baby Wellness Program
Are you pregnant with a due date between the end of August and early September? Consider joining Gundersen’s Before Baby Wellness (BBW) Program!
- EMBRACE the journey of pregnancy.
- LEARN about your changing body and overall health.
- JOIN other expecting individuals in a group setting.
We're here for you every step of the way.
Included in the program:
- Five, two-hour class sessions throughout pregnancy and a postpartum celebration
- The first session will be in March 2023 (see dates below)
- Private meetings with a midwife for questions and tracking baby’s progress
- 30 minutes of exercise at each session
- Education and guidance on behavioral health, nutrition, physical therapy and lactation
- A three-month YMCA membership including childcare (Y-Watch) during classes
Before Baby Wellness gives you a unique opportunity to be part of a supportive community during pregnancy. We'll help enrich your pregnancy journey by providing education on your changing body and overall health, as well as bring other pregnant individuals together for a collaborative group experience.
Session dates and details
Each session will take place in the morning (between 8 a.m.- noon) and includes a private meeting with a midwife, an educational group activity and 30 minutes of exercise.
13-week session, March 1, 2023—Activity and education focus: nutrition, behavioral health
16-week session, March 22, 2023—Activity and education focus: pelvic floor therapy
24-week session, May 17, 2023—Activity and education focus: nutrition
34-week session, July 26, 2023—Activity and education focus: lactation
38-week session, August 23, 2023—Activity and education focus: physical therapy, behavioral health
Due date: September 6, 2023 (approximately)
Postpartum celebration, October 18, 2023—Celebrate and discuss the birth and postpartum experience, as well as connect with other participants involved in the program!
For more information and to sign up, please reach out to your Gundersen OB provider or enroll via MyChart.
1140 Main Street
La Crosse, WI 54601