This class is a three day format.
- Labor and Birth preparation on Saturday and Sunday,1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.*
- Breastfeeding & Baby Care class on Saturday only. The time for the Breastfeeding and Baby Care class can vary. Please refer to your confirmation email for the exact time.
NOTE: Some months the Breastfeeding and Baby Care class will run prior to the Labor and Birth classes. The time of the class on your confirmation reply will help you to know which class is running first. Please call if you need clarification.
Learn about the wonderful process of birth and everything you need to know for those first few weeks at home with your new baby. This comprehensive three day series prepares you for both. Topics addressed include breathing techniques, relaxation skills, medications and anesthesia options for pain management. Other topics covered are variations of labor, cesarean birth, newborn care and breastfeeding basics. Register early and plan to take this class during the last two or three months of your pregnancy. This will help ensure space availability and that your class finishes before your due date.
Please register for yourself only, there is available seating for you to bring one support person.
*PLEASE BRING TWO OR THREE PILLOWS AND A BLANKET TO LABOR AND BIRTH CLASSES FOR RELAXATION EXERCISES.
ATTENTION: State medical insurance pays for this class. To sign-up using state medical insurance please register for the class entitled State Medical Insurance Labor, Birth, Breastfeeding & Baby Care Weekend 3-days series.
Additonal classes that might be of interest include
Dads 101: New Dads Workshop, CPR for Friends and Family.
There are three ways to register for the Family Birth Center: 1. Register for a Birth Center Tour and fill out registration at the tour. 2. Print, fill out and return the Birth Center Pre-registration form to the Family Birth Center, provided in the link below. 3. Call to register over the phone 360-514-2421.
Click here to print the Birth Center pre-registration form.