Health Education

Childbirth Education: CSM Milwaukee & Ozaukee campuses (4 week series)

This childbirth education series prepares you with everything you need to know about pregnancy, labor, birth, and early parenthood.

Topics Include:

  • Late pregnancy discomforts
  • How to know when you are in labor and when to go to the hospital
  • What to pack
  • Stages of labor
  • Natural comfort techniques
  • Medicated labor options
  • Medical interventions (including C-Sections)
  • What to expect for your hospital patient experience
  • Postpartum and recovery
  • Breastfeeding*
  • Basic newborn care

We recommend that you attend this class during the seventh or eighth month of your pregnancy, so you can best retain what you learn. We are proud to offer this program for every parent that is interested, regardless of the ability to pay. Please call 414-447-2622 or email michelle.uttke@ascension.org for scholarship information.

Registration is required. Class sizes are limited.

Other Childbirth Education Class options: Childbirth Express, Virtual Childbirth Education or Understanding Birth eClass.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE THE CLASS AT THE HOSPITAL WHERE YOU ARE DELIVERING -

CHOOSE THE ONE THAT WORKS FOR YOUR SCHEDULE

*While Breastfeeding is addressed in this class, if you plan to breastfeed your baby then we STRONGLY recommend taking our additional Breastfeeding: Getting Started with Confidence class with you partner.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
Wednesday
July 24, 2024
6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday
August 15, 2024
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
September 11, 2024
6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
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