Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series
This live virtual class will be taught with an instructor via WebEx until we can resume in-person classes. A virtual tour is offered via WebEx during the class. All registrants who sign up for this class will receive more information via email.
During this three-night series or two-morning series of classes, you and your support person will learn about:
- Preparing for Labor
- Pregnancy warning signs
- Onset of Labor
- When to go to the Hospital
- Active Labor through Birth
- Labor and pushing positions for birth
- Comfort techniques
- Tips for partners
- Medical procedures during Active Labor through birth
- Epidural/Spinal Anesthesia
- Cesarean birth
- Recovery and postpartum
The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information are NOT covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class. Those classes are offered on separate dates. Hands-on Comfort Workshop for hands-on practice of breathing, relaxation, and comfort techniques also available.
Tour of Maternity Services included.
Recommended for Mom & partner between 28-36 weeks of pregnancy. Other classes recommended during this time are the Breastfeeding Class and the Baby Care Safety Class. The Hands-on Comfort Workshop is also recommended to take after the Prepared Childbirth Class Series or Prepared Childbirth Express Class Series or Refresher Childbirth Class.
Other classes recommended are the early pregnancy classes: Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and the Pregnancy Nutrition and Exercise classes that are usually taken anytime from the discovery of pregnancy to 20 weeks.