This class is one-day in length and is intended for busy couples that wish the condensed version of the four week series. All the critical information to prepare for childbirth is taught in an accelerated fashion. 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. Lunch will be on your own. There will be a 45-60 min lunch break. You may bring your own lunch or buy lunch in the cafeteria.

ALSO -- Please bring TWO pillows with you to class!

Fee: $95.00/couple

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30PM

Registration is required. Please Register Online or Call 610-738-2300.


You are encouraged to use our Free Valet. Please look for and follow the signs to "Hospital Entrance."

Additional Information

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.

Register for Future Sessions:

*Classes held in Conference Room A&B at Chester County Hospital.


Chester County Hospital
Mira Conference Room (First floor)
701 East Marshall Street
West Chester, PA 19380

Register by Phone: 610.738.2300

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