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Childbirth Preparation Classes

 
   

At the Mom2Be Center, we offer a number of classes that will help prepare you for the marathon of labor and for your new baby's arrival. Class topics vary from getting ready for labor to baby basics to breastfeeding. We also offer classes specifically geared towards dads, siblings and grandparents. Preregistration for all classes is required.
View a list of all upcoming classes with dates and registration information.

Classes Offered

Getting Ready for Baby

Birthing with Confidence Classes
Based on the Lamaze philosophy that birth is normal, natural and healthy, these series are designed to prepare you and your partner for the birth of your baby. These classes provide important information on the labor process including labor support, comfort techniques, pain management, and birth options. Develop an understanding of the benefits, risks and alternatives of medical interventions to make informed decisions with your healthcare provider. A tour of The Birth Place is included. Bring a guest for free.

Birthing with Confidence: 7 Week Series:
Suggested to start between 26th-28th week of pregnancy. This package includes one class each week for seven weeks. Breastfeeding Preparation and Baby Basics class are included in this series. Please register before 4:00 p.m. on the class date. 
Fee: $100

Birthing with Confidence: Mini-Series:
Suggested to start between 32nd-36th week of pregnancy. This package includes one class for two weeks. This package is packed with information and labor practice time is limited. Please register before 4:00 p.m. on the class date. 
Fee: $60

Online option available. Call 1-605-328-7140 for details.

Birthing with Confidence: All Day Saturday:
Suggested to start between 32nd-36th week of pregnancy. This package includes one class on a Saturday. This class is packed with information and labor practice time is limited. Includes the option to take Breastfeeding Preparation and Baby Basics class on a separate class date. Please register before 2:00 p.m. on Friday before the Saturday class.
Fee: $100

Marvelous Multiples: Having multiples?
Schedule a one-to-one session to discuss the labor and birth process, common complications, warning signs and other questions you may have.

Hypnobirthing®:
Hypnobirthing® helps women and their childbirth companions learn relaxation techniques to help them overcome the feelings of fear, tension and pain associated with childbirth. This one day session meets on a Saturday from 9-5. Lunch, Book and CD are included.
Fee:$75

Caring for Baby

Breastfeeding Preparation:
Suggested to take between 32nd-34th week of pregnancy. Informative class on the breastfeeding process, the benefits, tips to get started along with tips on treating common breastfeeding challenges. Bring a guest for free.
Fee: $20

Baby Basics:
Suggested to take between 32nd-36th week of pregnancy. Babies bring various questions and needs. Learn the basics. Prepare yourself for baby by learning what hospital procedures to expect, eating and sleeping tips, how to read your baby's cues, calming techniques and more. Bring a guest for free.
Fee: $20

For Dad2Be

Training Camp for Dads:
Suggested to take between 32nd - 36th week of pregnancy. Learn about the ways to prepare for fatherhood before baby is born. Gain tips on caring for and parenting your newborn. Bring a guest for free. Please register before 4:00 p.m. on the class date. 
Fee: $20

For Grandparent2Be

Grandparents Class:
Suggested to take anytime. repare for a new grandchild by learning the latest gizmos, gadgets, products and new recommendations in baby care. Gain tips on how to calm a crying baby. Receive recommendations on proper ways to feed a baby with a bottle. Learn about the foods to avoid feeding a baby; you may be surprised. A tour of The Birth Place is included. Bring a guest for free. Please register before 4:00 p.m. on the class date. 
Fee: $20

Online option available. Call 1-605-328-7140 for details.

For Sibling2Be

Big Brother/Big Sister:
Suggested to take between 32nd - 36th week of pregnancy. Big brothers and big sisters have their very own class. This session will help children adjust to a new baby in their family. It is designed to meet the learning needs of children between the ages of three and nine. A tour of The Birth Place is provided.
Fee: $20 per Family

View a list of all upcoming classes with dates and registration information.

Note: All classes are subject to change or be cancelled based on enrollment or inclement weather.

 

Not sure what classes to take?

Call 1-605-328-7140
to talk with a pregnancy coach or  e-mail the Mom2Be Center