The Prepared Childbirth classes are designed to prepare you for labor, birth, transitions to parenthood, baby care skills, and breastfeeding. This 5 week series of classes covers information on labor and delivery, comfort measures and breathing techniques, and pain relief options in the first 2 weeks of class. Weeks 3 and 4 cover caring for Mom and new baby after birth. The last week covers Breastfeeding. The class will be held in the Avera McKennan Education Center located on the ground floor of the Orthopedic Institute at 810 E. 23rd St. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a pillow night 1 for practice sessions. Due to COVID precautions all participants are screened prior to each class, masks are required during the class, and class sizes are currently limited. Hospital tours are restricted at this time and participants are encouraged to practice safe social distancing. The fee for this class is $120 which covers both Mom and her partner.
If you have questions about class or payment please contact the Childbirth Education Coordinator at 605-322-4481 or email at email@example.com.
If you take this series of classes, the Caring for Your Newborn information is included. You do not need to register for a separate Caring for Your Newborn class or Breastfeeding class.