Prepared Childbirth Classes

We enourage all expectant parents to attend these classes.  Moms can attend with their partner or someone else who will be their labor companion.  It is recommended to come in the 6 - 8th month of your pregnancy.  We may have to change dates or cancel for unexpected reasons and will let you know if that should occur.

Class outline:

Terms and definitions
Coping with pain
Signs of impending labor
True labor vs. false labor
Stages of labor, phases
When to come to the hospital
Preterm labor
Relaxation techniques
Positions for labor
Breathing techniques
Positions for pushing
Medical interventions
Cesarean section
Postpartum changes/care

2018  Schedule:

September 8
November 3

2019 Schedule

January 5
March 2
May 4
July 13
September 7
November 2

You must register at least 7 days in advance of class date!


These classes are held in the Women's and Children's Health Center reception/lobby area on the second floor (use elevator adjacent to Diagnostic Imaging).  Sign up using the form above, or call the birthing center at 920-746-3595, if there is no answer call 920-743-5566 and ask for the OB nurse.  The cost is $25 for two people to attend.

The instructors are experienced OB Registered Nurses and/or Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, helping you and your labor companion prepare for your birthing experience.  Refresher class information is available upon request.
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