This four week series is offered once a week for 2-1/2 hours. The goal of the class is to provide valuable tools to expectant parents in preparation for the birth experience. The program includes discussion on the stages of labor, role of the coach, relaxation and breathing techniques, medications, (including epidurals), birth options, cesarean births, postpartum issues, and newborn routines. A tour of the Maternity Unit is included.
Recommended for first-time parents. Best taken during the 7th month of pregnancy.
Special Instructions: Couples should wear comfortable clothing to practice relaxation and breathing. Please feel free to bring drinks/snacks with you to class. Class will start promptly at the designated time, so please allow yourself a few extra minutes to arrive.
Registration is required. Please call 610.738.2300 or Register Online below.
You are encouraged to use our Free Valet. Please look for and follow the signs to "Hospital Entrance."
If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 610.738.2300 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance.
If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital's OB Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you.
- Tuesday, November 7, 2017
- Thursday, December 7, 2017
- Tuesday, January 9, 2018*
- Thursday, February 1, 2018*
- Thursday, March 1, 2018*
*Classes held in Conference Room A&B at Chester County Hospital.
LOCATION and CONTACT INFORMATION
|Chester County Hospital
Mira Conference Room (First floor)
701 East Marshall Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Register by Phone: 610.738.2300