Prepared Childbirth Classes Weekly

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Childbirth Education Department at 617-243-6649.

Registration fee: $185
Class Date: Location: Instructor(s):  
4 sessions
Wed.,Feb 10:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,Feb 17:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,Feb 24:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,Mar 2:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5
Maria S Please call us at 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 for more information
4 sessions
Sun.,Feb 28:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,Mar 6:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,Mar 13:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,Mar 20:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5
Mitsou M Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register
4 sessions
Tue.,Mar 22:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue.,Mar 29:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue.,Apr 5:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue.,Apr 12:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom
Maria S Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register
4 sessions
Sun.,Apr 10:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,Apr 17:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,Apr 24:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun.,May 1:2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1
Mitsou M Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register
4 sessions
Wed.,May 4:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,May 11:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,May 18:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wed.,May 25:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom
Maria S Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register
4 sessions
Thu.,May 19:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu.,May 26:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu.,Jun 2:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu.,Jun 9:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5
Shari M Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register
4 sessions
Sun.,Jun 5:5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sun.,Jun 12:5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sun.,Jun 19:5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sun.,Jun 26:5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5
Mitsou M Call 617-243-6649 or 617-243-6221 to register

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