It is recommended to take this class sometime between the 28th-36th week of pregnancy.
- 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 https://ascension-tn.regfox.com/childbirth-family-and-friends-cpr-st-thomas-rutherford 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 STRutherfordFamilyLearningCenter@sth.org or call 615-396-5376.
In the event you need to cancel your registration, please email STRutherfordFamilyLearningCenter@sth.org 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.