Health Education

Virtual Childbirth Preparation- Ascension St Vincent

Welcome to Childbirth Preparation Class offered by Ascension St Vincent Women's Hospital!

This Virtual Childbirth Preparation Class focuses on an overview of birth and your hospital stay. It includes research-based information for mom and her care partner. (Please note that the information covered in this class is also covered in our Lamaze Class. Childbirth Preparation Class is a one time, 3 hour class that provides an overview of childbirth; whereas Lamaze is a more extensive class that is held over 3 days)

Topics include:
- What is labor and when should I come to the hospital?
- What happens when I get to the hospital?
- Explore comfort and intervention options by independent learning stations.

It is recommended that you complete this class at least 30 days before your due date.

Please have 2-3 pillows or a comforter to use for class interactive exercises.

Registration includes both mom and care partner.

Once registered, you will receive an additional email link inviting you to attend this class through Google Meets. You will be able to view the class using your laptop, tablet, desktop or smart phone. If you choose to use a smart phone or tablet, you will be prompted to download the Google Meets App, which is a free download. There will be opportunities throughout the class to ask questions of the instructor.