Childbirth Education Class

Prepare for labor and delivery

Planning for Childbirth

Skills Learned

This class is for pregnant people and their partners. In it, you’ll learn these and other skills needed for the childbirth experience:

  • Breathing methods
  • Comfort measures
  • Relaxation techniques
Topics Covered

It’s ideal to attend this class during the last trimester of pregnancy. We cover a wide variety of topics:

  • Anatomy
  • Labor and delivery
  • Hydrotherapy in labor
  • Labor relaxation techniques
  • Epidurals and medications
  • Cesarean section
  • Immediate post-delivery period
  • Birth Center postpartum experience
Class Options

We offer three different class options to meet your needs:

  • In-Person ONLY All-Day Class as a six-hour, in-person class experience.
  • Virtual ONLY Class offers nine-month access to our online Childbirth Class module. It can be completed independently and at your own pace, with no in-class experience included.
  • Combination Class covers the online module and attendance at a three-hour, in-person class experience.

*How to Register

Register for your preferred class by emailing us the following information:

  • Name
  • Support person name
  • Your date of birth
  • Due date
  • Phone number
  • Email
  • Preferred class dates and time

We will respond within 72 hours to confirm your registration and provide information on how to make payment. 

Learn about other Classes & Support Groups we offer to new and expecting parents.

Event Details

Morse Conference Room at Anna Jaques Hospital

DATES (2024)
In-person: May 18, June 8, July 20, Aug. 31, Sep. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 14
Combination: May 19, June 9, July 21, Sep. 1, Sep. 22, Oct. 13, Nov. 17, Dec. 15

In-person: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Combination: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

In-person & combination: $150 per pair. Registration required.
Virtual: $75 per pair. Registration required.

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