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27 Jun 2022
Online Class

Prepared for Birth: 8-week Virtual Course (Monday, June 27 - Monday, August 22)

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


Prepared for Birth is an eight-week virtual class that teaches you natural birth techniques. You can ask questions and interact online with our Lamaze-certified instructor, who helps you gain confidence by practicing for labor and delivery and planning for life after baby is born. 
Classes will be held on Mondays from June 27 - August 22; there will be no class on Monday, July 4, which is Independence Day.  
This class will be held through Zoom video conferencing. It 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. 
You will receive an email with Zoom meeting details and information on how to obtain your class materials a few days before class begins.
For more information, call 706.509.6548.


Childbirth and Lactation Services

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