Health Education

Childbirth Express St Francis Hospital

A fast-paced, condensed class focuses on the stages of labor, pain management options,  postpartum care, and newborn care. 


  • $80 Fee


*Fee: $80.00
Registration is required.

Also offered at St. Joseph and Elmbrook Memorial.  All -day Saturday or 2-night weekday options available.

A fast-paced, condensed class for parents with limited time, who can do some learning at home. Class focuses on stages of labor, pain management options, postpartum care and a brief introduction to newborn care.  An optional tour of the Center for Women and Infants will be offered at the end of class. 
Bring 2 pillows and a blanket. You are encouraged to bring a water bottle and a healthy, peanut free snack for you and your support person.  The cafeteria is also available if needed.

This class will be held in the Hospital Auditorium at St. Francis Hospital.   Free parking is located in the parking structure located on Euclid Avenue. Please arrive 10 minutes early for class. Class starts on time, so plan accordingly.

*The expectant mother should register for this class and note the support person attending class also on the registration page. Please register while in your fifth or sixth month of pregnancy to attend during the seventh or eighth month, so you can best retain what you learn.

We reserve the right to cancel class due to low enrollment.  Therefore, it is suggested that you register at your earliest convenience.

**If your class required payment, refunds will be given if class cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the class/program.  Full refund given for any class cancelled by the site.

***For class scholarship information, please contact Michelle Uttke, Perinatal Educator, at 414-447-2622.

 Classes are provided in English unless otherwise stated. If you require language assistance please let us know when you call or register. We are happy to support your communication needs through interpreter resources.




Contact:  Michelle Uttke, BSN, RN, Perinatal Outreach Supervisor at 414-447-2622 or 414-975-0209, send an email

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
October 10, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
November 11, 2020
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
December 12, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.