Childbirth Education Class Options

Congratulations: you are pregnant! 

This class is for mothers and partners during the last trimester of pregnancy to learn skills needed for the childbirth experience such as breathing methods, relaxation techniques, and comfort measures. 

Topics covered include:

  • Anatomy
  • Labor & delivery
  • Anesthesia and medications
  • Cesarean section
  • Immediate post-delivery period
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn baby care

A tour of the Birth Center at Anna Jaques Hospital is included in the class.

Fee for the class (both the all-day workshop and online class) is $150 for Women's Health Care patients and $200 for non-WHC patients. Class fee covers both mother & support person. 

Classes are available in two formats to fit your family's needs: 

  • All-day Workshop: Saturdays from 10:00am-5:00pm in the Higgins Conference Room at Anna Jaques; Date options for 2017: May 13; June 10; July 15; August 5; September 2 & 30; October 28; November 11; December 9
  • Online Combo: Sundays from 9:00am-12:00pm (Online course with 3-hour on-site learning); Date options for 2017: May 14; June 25; July 23; August 20; September 17; October 29; November 19; December 10

For more information, or to register for the class, please call (978) 463-1079 or email birthcenter@ajh.org.

Class Bundle Option:

          ✔ Childbirth Education (in-house or online)

         ✔ Newborn Care Class

         ✔ Breastfeeding Class

         ✔ Infant CPR Anytime

         ✔ Infant Massage

Total Cost = $250 per couple ($320 value)

Upcoming Events

March 10th

10:00am - 5:00pm

Childbirth Education Classes

Anna Jaques Hospital, Higgins Conference Room

25 Highland Ave.
Newburyport, MA 01950
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March 11th

9:00am - 12:00pm

Childbirth Education Classes

Anna Jaques Hospital, Higgins Conference Room

25 Highland Ave.
Newburyport, MA 01950
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March 31st

10:00am - 5:00pm

Childbirth Education Classes

Anna Jaques Hospital, Higgins Conference Room

25 Highland Ave.
Newburyport, MA 01950
Register

Thank you for registering. You will receive an email to confirm your registration.