Health Education

Prepared Childbirth Express Class

This Childbirth class covers all the information in the Childbirth Series on one Saturday.

Cost

  • $85 Expectant Mother & Support Person

Registration

To ensure the safety of the participants, instructor, and our community, we will be adhering to guidelines set forth by the CDC.  Students must be willing and able to adhere to these or they will not be able to participate. Students will be screened prior to class, they will be required to follow proper social distancing and wear a mask.  

Please consider our eClass, Understanding Birth as an alternative.    (Click link below)

https://ascension-mi.regfox.com/understanding-birth-eclass?_ga=2.16492211.448590681.1587484472-1930559287.1582823176

Knowing what to expect prior to the birth of your baby will go a long way towards helping prepare you and your family during and after pregnancy. Whether you are planning to give birth naturally or with the assistance of medications, this class is designed to help an expectant mother and her support partner prepare for the birth of her baby. For your comfort, we recommend completing this series 2-3 months before your due date.

NEW FOR 2020, register for one of our Prepared Childbirth Classes and receive a coupon code for a FREE Prepared Breastfeeding Class!

 Please bring a blanket and 2 pillows. You may also bring a lunch or purchase from a nearby restaurant. Registration includes expectant mother and her support person. 

Registration closes 24 hours prior to class.

For questions or assistance with registration, call 248-652-5269.

This class includes: 

  • Tips for staying comfortable at the end of pregnancy 
  • How to know when labor begins 
  • What to pack for the hospital 
  • What to expect in labor through the birth of your baby 
  • Techniques to help cope with the challenges of labor 
  • Medical options for labor and delivery 
  • Cesarean birth 
  • Recovery after delivery
  • Normal newborns 
  • A tour of the Birthplace

If you cancel your registration, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received at least 5 days prior to the start of the class/program. We reserve the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment.  A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
Saturday
September 12, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday
October 10, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday
November 14, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday
December 19, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.