Health Education

Understanding Birth eClass - Ascension Hospitals

Unable to attend a class at the hospital? Whether you are birthing with us or not--- we can help (in multiple languages)!



This is a self-paced online class that you complete at home. Consider the "Understanding Birth eClass" your go-to guide for answers you can trust on childbirth. This interactive online course covers essential information on labor and more, and highlights ways partners can help throughout the process. You'll also get a sense of what labor is really like as you watch several birth stories. You'll even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan! You can access the eClass for 270 days from any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Allow 4-6 hours to complete.

This class is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese. If you require assistance, please email us!

Once you complete your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a one-time use code and instructions to access your class. For assistance, please email us at

If you desire a more personal, face-to-face class with an experienced instructor/nurse, please consider attending our Virtual or In-Person courses instead. Get all the information included in our eClass, plus all of your personal questions answered. Visit our homepage to learn more.

**Anyone from any hospital is welcome to take this course**

If you cancel your registration, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received prior to the start of the class/program.