Childbirth Maternity Classes

 

Childbirth Preparation

These prenatal classes cover preparation for labor and birth, including labor stages and phases, relaxation and breathing, comfort measures and interventions such as medications, epidurals, induction and c-section delivery. Includes practice sessions during class. 

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Childbirth: Weekend (All-in-One)

This comprehensive class covers labor and birth, comfort measures, interventions such as medications, epidurals, induction, and cesarean birth, and includes post-partum care as well as an overview of breastfeeding and newborn care. A tour is included.

Attend at Piedmont Atlanta

 

Childbirth: Evening Series (All-in-One)

This comprehensive class is 2 evening sessions, 2.5 hours each, and covers labor and birth, comfort measures, interventions such as medications, epidurals, induction, and cesarean birth, and includes post-partum care as well as an overview of breastfeeding and newborn care. A tour is included.

Attend at Piedmont Atlanta

 

Childbirth Preparation for Teens

Free childbirth class designed to meet the needs of expectant teen moms and their support person.

Attend at Piedmont Fayette

 

Childbirth: Natural Techniques Add-on

This class is the perfect addition to any Childbirth class (Weekend all-in-One, Series All-in-One, and Preparation). It is a small, one-hour intensive focus on natural labor techniques to further explore unmedicated options for labor and delivery. These options include progressive relaxation, guided imagery, labor positions, delivery positions, massage and touch. This hour is not intended to fully prepare you for an unmedicated labor, but to introduce you to many techniques to help you discover what works best for you.

Attend at Piedmont Atlanta

 

Childbirth - Cesarean Section

This 1.5 hour class is focused on a scheduled C-section and is stand-alone preparation for a scheduled Cesarean birth, with no other childbirth class necessary. Topics include:

  • Review of preparation for surgery
  • Discussion of the surgical process
  • Recovery
  • Tour included

Participants receive a printed Understanding Childbirth book with online content.

Attend at Piedmont Atlanta

 

Bedrest Childbirth/Breastfeeding Education

Printed materials with online class content provided, with brief instruction given and questions answered at bedside for moms admitted to the antepartum unit.  Order required.

Attend at Piedmont Atlanta

 

Birth Basics

One-time class for time-crunched expecting parents who want basic information about what to expect during labor and birth or for experienced parents who just need a refresher. Covers stages of labor, including common interventions. No practice sessions during class. No tour.

Attend at Piedmont Athens