Health Education

Saint Thomas Rutherford Childbirth Education One day Class

Saint Thomas Rutherford -One Day Class

This ONE DAY class will prepare you and your support person for what to expect during your childbirth experience at Saint Thomas Rutherford.


  • $90 Per couple


No Registration Required

It is recommended to take this class sometime between the 28th-36th week of pregnancy.

Topics include:

  • Tour of the Unit
  • Anatomy and Discomforts of Pregnancy
  • Pre-labor Signs
  • Onset and Stages of Labor
  • Basic Comfort Measures
  • Pain Management / Epidural
  • Interventions in Labor
  • Cesarean Section
  • Postpartum Care
  • Newborn Appearance and Procedures
  • Newborn Care

We offer a CPR for Family and Friends class at Saint Thomas Rutherford for those interested in learning lay-rescuer CPR in a safe manner for infants, children, and adults.   Please visit  for more details.

*Couples planning to have an unmedicated, “natural” childbirth may want to attend a class that provides a greater focus on natural labor pain management such as a Lamaze or Hypnobirthing class

For additional information, please email or call 615-396-5376.

In the event you need to cancel your registration, please email to request a refund or to transfer your registration to another date. 

A full refund will be given if your class is cancelled by the site.