"Package Deal" includes the following classes:
1. Prepared Childbirth Education – The Basic 5 week Series Mondays August 28 - October 2 (no session on 9/4) Learn the essentials for the labor and birth of your baby in five weeks. Topics include: stages of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures, positioning for labor, partner's role, analgesia, anesthesia, cesarean birth, postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding, newborn care and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to 8 couples
2 Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor + Family Birthing Center Tour - Monday October 9: This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have taken a childbirth series or have had a baby before. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. An optional tour of the Family Birthing Center will follow the class.
*Alternate dates: If the date listed for Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor is not convenient, please reply to the confirmation email or call 860-647-4790 and we will be happy to register you for an alternate date.
*Class includes Maternity Tour, Baby Care and Breastfeeding
Class fee is per couple
Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the classes, directions including parking information and what you need to bring to class.
Call Perinatal Education 860-647-4790 with questions.
Cancellation Policy: We will provide a full refund to registrants who have a medical reason for cancelling the class. A $10 registration fee per class will be retained for all other cancellation refunds. To receive a refund, you must notify the ECHN Perinatal Education office at 860-647-4790 no later than 48 hours prior to the first class. No refunds will be given once the class begins.