Prepared Childbirth Class

This is a two-part series held on Saturday's.  The classes are designed to give the expectant mom and her birth partner options and coping skills for labor and birth.  Participants will learn about the birth process, various relaxation and breathing techniques, prenatal exercises, postpartum and medical intervetions in labor and delivery.  This program also includes a tour of our Family Childbirth Center.

Classes are held from 9:30am - 2:30pm.  The 2014 Class Dates are as follows:

  • Series 1 - January 18th and 25th
  • Series 2 - March 1st and 8th
  • Series 3 - May 10th and 17th
  • Series 4 - July 19th and 26th
  • Series 5 - September 13th and 20th
  • Series 6 - November 1st and 8th

You should register for class around your 28th week of pregnancy.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring 2 pillows with you.  Please be sure to bring lunch / snack. 

Fee is $150 per couple.  Registration is required.

Please call the Family Childbirth Center 203-876-4140 for more information or to register.


Breastfeeding Class

Thinking about breastfeeding your baby?  The single, two-hour class covers basic breastfeeding management through discussion and two short videos.  Topics include first hours and days after birth, importance of skin-to-skin contact, latching and positioning, frequency of nursing, understanding milk supply, common challenges in the early weeks, basic self help and more.

2014 Class Schedule:

Class will be offered on the following Thursdays from 7:00pm - 9:00pm: 

  • February 20th
  • April 17th
  • June 19th
  • August 21st
  • October 16th
  • December 18th

Cost:  $20 per couple

Registration is required:  Call the Family Childbirth Center for more information or to register.  203-876-4140