This class prepares you and your support person for childbirth. The $150.00 fee covers both Mom and her support person. After attending this class, you will be able to make educated choices, with the guidance of your care giver, about your labor and birth experience. You will attend two hour classes, once a week on Tuesday evenings for five weeks in a row.
As with all of our classes, this class is taught by Registered Nurses certified in childbirth education. Material covered:when to call the doctor, timing contractions, labor stages and phases, breathing, relaxation, timing contractions, pain medication and anesthesia, cesarean birth, interventions, postpartum care, newborn characteristics, basic newborn care and a tour of the OB unit.
* If you are planning to breastfeed your baby and want additional detailed information on that subject, you may consider also registering for the Comprehensive Breastfeeding class.
**If you are expecting twins or triplets we have a Marvelous Multiples Class that would be a wonderful addition to this class**
Employees of Ascension Health receive a discount; please mark that box when registering. If you have any questions please call 284-2229. We hope to see you soon!
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