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Labor & Delivery

Categories: Childbirth Education
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Monday Night ONLY

$50 per couple

***Beginning in OCTOBER 2021  Labor & Delivery classes will return to Monday & Tuesday night from 6:00-9:30pm****

Labor and delivery classes are taught by knowledgeable healthcare professionals. This class is offered in two different formats so you can choose the option that best fits your schedule.  Selected Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm or two night class: Monday and Tuesday Evenings 6pm-9:30pm. It is ideal to attend classes during your seventh or eighth month of pregnancy.  Please dress comfortably.

St. Luke's Childbirth Education Classes help you gain knowledge and understanding of the birth process, so you can approach this exciting experience with confidence. Being well informed invites active participation in decisions, which guide your care. If possible, coaches should attend all childbirth class sessions with you, so both of you can prepare for this experience. St. Luke’s staff members are here to offer you care and support during this process.

Topics covered include:

  • What to expect as a St. Luke’s patient
  • About Baby Birth Plan
  • The labor process
  • Delivery
  • Cesarean birth
  • All pain-relief methods for labor (Nitrous and non-pharmacologic included)
  • The Golden Hour
  • The importance of early skin-to-skin contact
  • Feeding your newborn, including early initiation of breastfeeding after delivery
  • Rooming-in with your baby
  • Safe sleep practices and your Halo Sleepsack gift after delivery

St. Luke's Education Department 218.249.5527