Health Education

Saint Thomas Rutherford Childbirth Education One day Class

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


  • $90 Per couple


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

*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.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
September 28, 2019
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
November 2, 2019
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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.