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.
Prepared for Childbirth Saturday Series
Saturday Prepared Childbirth Classes are held one morning a week for 2 weeks(not always consecutive). These classes are offered every other month on Saturday from 8:00 am -12:00 pm
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.
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.
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.