Pregnancy and Childbirth Education Classes
How to Register:
Register online for any Pregnancy and Childbirth Education Classes, or for more information and to register for a class, call (425) 304-6047.
Special Delivery Club
As a first time parent, the Special Delivery Club allows you to customize your classes to accommodate your schedule. The Club membership allows you to take any classes we offer within 1 year of membership and one month of the Living With Baby Group.
Membership Includes: All Education Classes, Special Delivery gift for Baby, 1 Month of Living with Baby Group (further sessions cost $20/mo.), Special Delivery Tour - One hour Pavilion tour.
Special Delivery Tour Dates: 1/13 (Tues), 2/11 (Wed), 3/12 (Thurs), 4/7 (Tue), 5/13 (Wed), 6/16 (Wed), 7/7 (Tue), 8/12 (Wed), 9/9 (Wed), 10/14 (Wed), 11/11 (Wed), 12/10 (Thurs)
You and your partner will learn about labor and birth, a variety of comfort and coping techniques, common variations and complications in labor, medication options, recovery from childbirth. Upon completion of this class, you will be able to make choices that will be right for your labor and birth.
Sessions: Four 2-hour weekly series offered Mondays through Thursdays 7 p.m.-9 p.m. or two 4-hour Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
This class is specially-designed for women who've given birth during the past five years.You'll review labor and birth processes, changes in family dynamics, medication options, variations and complications in labor, comfort and coping strategies, breathing and relaxation techniques.
Dates: 2/17 & 2/24 (Tues), 5/13 & 5/20 (Wed), 8/18 & 8/25 (Tues), 11/4 & 11/11 (Wed)
Sessions: Two 2-hour sessions 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Practical Skills for Labor
Designed for those who have already attended childbirth classes and want additional information and practice with coping techniques for labor. Highlights include: body awareness techniques, using patterned breathing effectively, labor positions, labor support if mom has an epidural, back labor techniques and second stage tips.
Dates: 1/22 (Thurs), 2/26 (Thurs), 3/19 (Thurs), 4/28 (Tues), 5/12 (Tues), 6/10 (wed), 7/22 (Wed), 8/26 (Wed), 9/17 (Thurs), 10/20 (Tues), 11/12 (Tues), 12/9 (Wed)
Sessions: One 2-hour session, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Your Planned Cesarean Birth
This class prepares you and your partner for a planned cesarean birthing experience. Topics will include preparing for your birth, admission procedures, the birth experience and recovery after a cesarean birth.
Dates: 1/21 (Tues), 4/16 (Thurs), 7/16 (Thurs), 10/15 (Thurs)
Session: One 2-hour session, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Tour the Family Maternity Center
Take a free, 30-minute guided tour of the Providence Family Maternity Center at the Pavilion for Women and Children.
Dates: 1/7 (Wed), 1/21 (Wed), 1/24 (Sat. special times: 10, 10:45 & 11:30am), 2/4 (Wed), 2/18 (Wed. special times: 6;15, 7, & 7:45pm), 2/28 (Sat), 3/4 (Wed), 3/18 (Wed), 3/28 (Sat. special times: 10, 10:45 & 11:30am), 4/1 (Wed), 4/15 (Wed. special times: 6:15, 7 & 7:45pm), 4/25 (Sat), 5/6 (Wed), 5/20 (Wed), 5/30 (Sat. special times: 10, 10:45 & 11:30am), 6/3 (Wed. special times: 6:15, 7, & 7:45pm), 6/17 (Wed), 6/27 (Sat), 7/8 (Wed), 7/22 (Wed), 7/25 (Sat. special times: 10, 10:45 & 11:30am), 8/5 (Wed), 8/19 (Wed. special times 6:15, 7, & 7:45pm), 8/29 (Sat), 9/2 (Wed), 9/16 (Wed), 9/26 (Sat. special times: 10, 10:45 & 11:30am), 10/7 (Wed) 10/21 (Wed. special times: 6:15, 7 & 7:45pm), 10/7 (Wed), 10/21 (Wed. special times: 6:15, 7 & 7:45pm), 10/24 (Sat), 11/4 (Wed), 11/18 (Wed), 11/21 (Sat. special times: 10,10:45 & 11:30am), 12/2 (Wed. special times: 6:15, 7 & 7:45pm), 12/16 (Wed), 12/19 (Sat)
Times: Wednesdays 7-7:30pm or 7:45-8:15pm & special times as noted
Saturdays 10:45-11:15am or 11:30am-12noon and special times as noted
Guided tours of our Family Birth Center at the Pavilion for Women and Children. Pre-registration is required, to schedule a tour call 425-304-6047.
How to Register
- For more information or to register for a class, call (425) 304-6047
- Register online for any Pregnancy and Childbirth classes
- Ask your prenatal care provider for a registration form