Childbirth Express Class: 6-hour class
Our Childbirth Express class, taught by a certified childbirth educator, will prepare parents for birth and parenting by giving them an overview of the important topics in just one day. The class covers the following topics:
- Preparing for labor and birth
- Recognizing the signs of labor
- Real-life birth videos
- Pain medications
- Medical procedures
- Induction of labor
- Cesarean birth
- Feeding your baby
- Hands-on care techniques using dolls
- Tour of the Family Birth Center
To register click on a preferred date below:
This class is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Childbirth Education and Lactation Services, 1013 N. Fifth Ave. Attendees have an hour break for lunch and snacks will be provided throughout the day. It is recommended for mothers who plan to use epidural anesthesia or other pain medications for their delivery. Mothers who are planning a natural birth are encouraged to take the six-week course.
The cost for this class is $65. It is covered by Medicaid and reimbursed by some insurance companies. The Saturday class does not include infant CPR, but infant CPR may be taken immediately afterward for an additional $10.