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Prepared Childbirth Education

Pregnancy and childbirth brings about many changes. Our classes will provide you with information that encourage parents to make educated decisions for labor, birth and parenting. Our goal is to provide educational information for expectant parents, allowing them to make educated decisions.

Sign up for classes by calling 509-474-2400 or at the reception desk in our office.  

Class 1: Prepared Childbirth

Prepared Childbirth is for women in their last trimester of pregnancy and their coaches. Topics covered include:

  • Physical and emotional changes of pregnancy
  • Positive birthing experiences
  • Fetal development
  • Newborn characteristics and baby care
  • Maternal and infant nutrition
  • Labor & delivery
  • Hospital tour
  • Role of the coach
  • Relaxation and breathing exercises
  • Life after birth

Class 2: Prepared Childbirth Class Reunion

A fun 2 hour "class" for moms, coaches, and babies!  A first hand review of life after birth, with a lot of sharing and problem solving. 

Upcoming Classes

Childbirth Class Schedule

Holy Family Hospital: 

  • Classes are held in the Health Education Center, Lower Level
  • Saturday Classes: Two (2) sessions, offered the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 8am to Noon.


Sacred Heart Medical Center:

  • Classes are held in the Avista Classrooms, Women's Center
  • Thursday Evening Series: Begins 1st Thursday of every month. Classes are 6pm-8pm for four (4) consecutive weeks.
  • Saturday Classes: Two (2) sessions, offered on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. Classes are 8am to Noon or 1pm-5pm (participants may choose).


Please call 509-474-2400 to schedule.