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Classes for birth, baby and breastfeeding

Empower your motherhood through education

You deserve the very best entry into motherhood possible. Our knowledgeable, experienced and certified instructors work hard to create a comfortable, fun classes while sharing all the wonders that await you during your labor, the birth of your baby and beyond.

Childbirth education classes offer you the opportunity to learn all your options and get all your questions answered with the most up-to-date, evidence-based information available. With this knowledge, you’ll move forward with confidence and peace to make the best choices for you and your baby’s personalized birth and growth together.

These classes will support you through your pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, and caring for your newborn as a new mom and family.

OB nurse with patientUnderstanding Birth

Unable to attend onsite childbirth classes? On bed rest? Need a flexible schedule? Consider the option of e-classes!

  • Simple, easy-to-use
  • Engaging videos, animation, quizzes and follow-along exercises and games
  • Self-paced education for all types of learners
  • Online material is available for eight weeks after registration

Based on an award-winning, evidence-based program, our e-class is organized into eight chapters covering:

  • Pregnancy: Anatomy, discomforts, general and preterm labor warning signs, nutrition, body mechanics, exercise, and more
  • Labor: Prepared for childbirth, signs of pre-labor, onset of labor, stages of labor with 3D animation, skin-to-skin contact and more
  • Birth stories: See how the stages of labor unfold in real life and watch example of effective partner support, four complete births including a nonmedicated, epidural, cesarean and single mom
  • Comfort techniques: Labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor and pushing positions, back labor, long labor, advice for partners, and more.
  • Medical procedures: Decision making, birth plans, questions to ask caregivers, induction and augmentation, fetal monitoring, IVs, medical pain relief, second-stage interventions, and more.
  • Cesarean birth: Reasons for cesareans, preparation, the surgical procedure with 3D animation, benefits and risks, reducing the risk of cesarean birth, family-centered birth tips, recovery, breastfeeding, and more.
  • Newborn: Newborn hospital procedures with an emphasis on skin-to-skin contact, going home, choosing your baby’s healthcare provider, newborn appearance, newborn’s world, senses, behaviors, safety issues, and more
  • Postpartum: Involution, lochia, perineal care, warning signs, rooming-in, baby blues, postpartum depression, lifestyle changes, breastfeeding basics, hunger signs, feeding frequency, effective latch, getting support, and more.

The class includes nine months access to the Parent Toolbox and to the class content.

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Newborn in hospital cribUnderstanding Your Newborn

Understanding Your Newborn provides eight stand-alone chapters covering every essential topic to help you enter motherhood with confidence. Topics include:

  • Newborn traits and behaviors
  • Crying and comforting
  • Feeding
  • Diapering
  • Newborn health and safety

The class includes nine months access to the Parent Toolbox and to the class content.

Register online

Understanding Breastfeeding

A unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust about breastfeeding. In this class, you’ll learn all about breastfeeding through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also get a sense of what it’s really like to breastfeed as you hear from moms who have been there!

The class includes nine months access to the Parent Toolbox and to the class content.

Register online


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