Childbirth Education Class
This class covers what to expect during labor and delivery, birthing options (including those who desire a natural delivery experience), admission to the hospital, epidurals and pain management, comfort measures including massage techniques, vaginal and C-Section births, common interventions and scenarios, and much more.
What to bring to class
Please bring a pillow and an exercise ball if you have one. Minimal snacks are provided, so you may wish to bring your own additional snacks. There is also a 45-minute break for lunch on your own.
What Isn't Included
Please note that newborn care and breastfeeding are not included in this class. Participants are highly encouraged to sign up for our Breastfeeding and Baby Care and Infant CPR classes.
How Much Does the Class Cost?
Cost is $75 per couple. If you are unable to afford the cost of this program and are delivering at Swedish Hospital, please contact our Call Center at 773-878-6888 for information about payment options.
Do you have a FSA account? This class may be covered – call your specific FSA agent to find out.