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16 Sep 2023
Online Class

Birth Essentials (in person)

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Birth Essentials is an information-packed, in-person Saturday class that offers the basics to prepare you for childbirth.
A certified childbirth educator will provide you and your partner with knowledge about labor and what to expect during your delivery.
Questions are welcome. 
Topics include the following: 
  • Overview of third trimester 
  • Labor process
  • Stages of labor
  • Positions for comfort during labor
  • Role of labor partner
  • Medical procedures
  • Pain management
  • Birth plans
  • Newborn characteristics
The course material is scheduled with due dates in mind. It’s best if mom is at least 28 weeks when the class begins. 
The cost is $65. Medicaid covers this class, and some insurance companies offer reimbursement. We encourage you to check your plan benefits for more details.
Participants must register to attend. Participants may bring one support person with them as part of their class registration.
Breastfeeding, baby care and safety, and postpartum and infant care, are covered in separate classes held on select Wednesday nights.
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