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New Mother & Labor and Delivery Classes

Category: Pregnancy

 


Labor and Delivery

This group class is best for mothers who have never been through the birthing experience. It’s instructional and includes how to know labor is beginning, what to do, what to expect at the hospital. It is led by a Labor and Delivery nurse at Akron General Hospital. Class date and times are as follows:

 

November 9th at 9:00 AM – Great Expectations
November 9th at 11:00 AM – Labor and Delivery
December 7th at 9:00 AM – Great Expectations
December 7th at 11:00 AM – Labor and Delivery

 

 

Both classes are located at 605 N. Cleveland Massillon Road.

They are short classes, with a break, to ask personal questions to the instructor.

Please call 330-668-6545 to schedule or email nancyp@obgynofakron.com.

Review a full list of our Obstetrics services.



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Now Offering Weekend Hours!

Category: News

Added Convenience for New Patients

Dr. Christine Arnold will be providing new patients with appointments on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to noon. These appointments are for new patients only, and may be booked anytime by calling OB GYN Assoicates of Akron at (330) 668-6545, or by submitting a request online. These special office hours will only be available at our West Office, which is located at 605 N Cleveland Road in Akron.

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Dr. Arnold will begin these weekend appointments starting Saturday, April 13th, so be sure to confirm your appointment soon!

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