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26 Jun 2023
Online Class

Prepared for Birth: 8-week In-person Course (Monday, June 26 - Monday, Aug. 21)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Prepared for Birth is an eight-week, in-person class that teaches you natural birth techniques. Our Lamaze-certified instructor will help you gain confidence by practicing for labor and delivery, and planning for life after baby is born. 
The class will be held in person on Mondays for eight weeks from June 26 - August 21; no class on Monday, July 3. 
This class includes a virtual tour of the Family Birth Center.
Prepared for Birth gives you everything you need to know about pregnancy, labor and delivery, childbirth and caring for your newborn. Topics covered include: 
  • Healthy birth practices
  • Coping with body changes
  • Warning signs of pre-term labor
  • Birth affirmations
  • Birth doulas
  • Healthy weight gain
  • Good nutrition for you and your family
  • Relaxation techniques (focusing, breathing, massage, imagery)
  • Stages of labor
  • What to expect during birth
  • Medical interventions
  • Cesarean birth
  • Birth plans
  • Building a healthy, happy and stable family
  • Caring for your newborn
  • Choosing a pediatrician
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant safety, including infant CPR and car seat installation
  • Postpartum recovery
The class is designed for new and seasoned moms and partners who want to improve their birth experience. It is best if a mom is at least 23 weeks when the class begins. 
The class costs $80. Medicaid covers this cost, and some insurance companies offer reimbursement. We encourage you to check your plan benefits for more details. 

Your registration includes bringing one person with you to class. 
Participants must register to attend.
For more information, call 706-509-6548 or email us.


Atrium Health Floyd Women's Care Childbirth Education

Room: Classroom
1013 North 5th Ave., Suite 7
Rome, GA 30165
To schedule an appointment, call 706.509.6548 Get Directions