Childbirth Preparation and Breastfeeding Classes

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All classes are held in Conference Room 1 just off the main hospital lobby by the gift shop. Payment is made at the time of the class, cash (exact change) or check and covers mom & coach. Let us know how we may assist you.

Register for your classes by your 24th week for the best availability. Complete your classes within 4-6 weeks left of your due date. If this is your 1st baby the 4 week series is preferred.

Providence Hospital offers Childbirth Preparation Classes to help you prepare for this most special experience. We recommended that you complete the course at least one month prior to your due date.

Topics covered in the class include: Pain Perception, Stages of Labor, Epidural Anesthesia, Cesarean Delivery, Birth Films, Relaxation Techniques, The Postpartum Period, Infant Care 2016 Childbirth Class – 4-Week Series

The class covers: pre-labor signs, stages of labor, pain perception, epidural, cesarean delivery, postpartum, infant care, birth films, and relaxation & breathing techniques. This Tuesday night class meets once a week for 4 consecutive weeks from 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Cost is $50/couple ($75 if not delivering at Providence).

  • January 5-26
  • February 2-23
  • March 1-22
  • April 5-26
  • May 3-24
  • June 7-28
  • July 5-26
  • August 2-23
  • September 6-27
  • October 4-25
  • November 1-22
  • No class in December

2016 Saturday Childbirth Series

The one time class is a condensed version of the 4-week childbirth series, and is not geared toward moms wanting a non-medicated delivery. This accelerated Saturday class meets from 9:00am – 2:30 pm. Cost is $50/couple ($75 if not delivering at Providence).

  • January 16
  • February 20
  • No class in March
  • April 2
  • May 14
  • June 25
  • No class in July
  • August 6
  • September 17
  • October 22
  • No class in November
  • December 3

2016 Evening Breastfeeding Classes – 6:30 – 8:30

This one time class will give all the basic techniques and practical skills for breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Coaches are encouraged to come. This Monday night class meets from 6:30 – 9:00 pm and is free of charge.

  • January 25
  • February 29
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 23
  • June 27
  • July 18
  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December 12

Congratulations, and thank you for choosing Providence Hospital.