This class is designed for mothers (and their partner) who have never attended preparation classes. This class includes a tour of the labor and delivery, postpartum, and nursery units. The hospital admission procedures and routines are covered.
This class covers many aspects of pregnancy and childbirth:
- Physical and psychological changes
- Hospital admission procedures and routines
- Stages of labor
- Medical interventions
- Cesarean birth
- Pain management options
- Partner's role in labor and delivery
- Breathing and relaxation techniques
In addition the class covers information about the recovery period for mom and baby, newborn procedures after birth, newborn appearance, choosing a pediatrician, post-partum care, and PPD.
**You do not need to register your partner/coach separately**
If you have AHCCCS, please call Julie O'Neal to enroll and for class fees at (623) 572-4535
Please be aware that classes are non-refundable if cancelling less than one week in advance and a $10 fee will be assessed.
This does not apply to an absence due to a medical condition. Make-up classes are available.
**If you are a nursing student and would like to observe the class please call Julie O'Neal at 623-572-4535**
If you have questions or would like to register via phone, please contact us at 855-292-9355.
NOTE: A credit card is required to register for this class online. If you would like to register for this class using a different payment method, please call (877) 934-9355 to register.
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