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Prepared for Childbirth Saturday Series

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Apr 17-24, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY

You’ll find this series especially useful when you’re about six or seven months pregnant.

Fees & Payment



Prepared Childbirth Saturday 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. 

Prepared Childbirth Classes are held one evening a week for 3 weeks. All childbirth class series include a tour.

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 2-day class series is designed to take around 6 or 7 months of pregnancy and includes:

Class 1: Preparing for Labor

Labor pain and pain theories

Pregnancy warning signs

Signs of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Last trimester of pregnancy

Signs of Pre-term labor

Signs of Pre-Labor

Onset of Labor and 1st Stage of Labor

Packing your bag

When to go to the Hospital

Active Labor through Birth

Labor and pushing positions for birth

Comfort techniques

Tips for partners

Tour of Maternity Services


Class 2: Labor and Birth Choices

Medical procedures during Active Labor through birth

Medical Pain relief

Epidural/Spinal Anesthesia

Cesarean birth

Recovery and postpartum

The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information is 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 throughout 3 class series. 

Recommended for Mom & partner due between 24-36 weeks. Also recommended during this time is 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.

Early Pregnancy Classes recommended to take from time you find out you are pregnant until 20 weeks are the Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and the Nutrition & Exercise classes.



Schedule & Location


This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Sat, April 17 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Heather Trulen, BSN, RN, CCE
2. Sat, April 24 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Heather Trulen, BSN, RN, CCE

Location Details

  • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
    1201 Pleasant Valley Road
    Owensboro, KY 42303
    Main: 270-417-2000
    Alternate: 855-417-8555

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