Prepared for Childbirth Express Series
These classes provide a general overview of the birth process. It is also for those who want to get what they need in a shorter period of time.
Prepared Childbirth Express series is two 3-hour afternoon classes. This series covers information covered in the 3-night Tuesday or Wednesday class series.
When you register, whoever you list as a birthing partner on the registration form will automatically be registered for the class or tour you register for.
This live virtual class will be taught with an instructor via WebEx until we are able to 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.
Topics We Cover
- Fetal Development
- Warning signs & Preterm labor
- Process of Labor and Delivery
- Relaxation Exercises
- Breathing & Comfort Techniques
- Coaches Role/Childbirth Films
- Games and Activities to Facilitate Interactive Learning
- Cesarean Birth/Anesthesia
- Recovery and postpartum
You’ll find this series especially useful when you’re about six or seven months pregnant. These classes make an excellent follow-up to our Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and Pregnancy Nutrition & Exercise class.
The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information is NOT covered on Saturdays. Those classes are offered on separate Thursday nights. Hands-on Comfort Workshop for hands-on practice of breathing, relaxation and comfort techniques also available.
Tour of Maternity Services included. May register for a separate tour if want to tour with other family/labor support people not attending childbirth classes.
September Prepared Childbirth Express Series
Will be offered Wednesday and Thursday from 1 - 4 p.m.
Recommended for expectant mothers between 24-36 weeks and their birthing partners.