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Childbirth Classes

Childbirth, Parenting and Family Education Classes

Learn more about our childbirth & family education program and its benefits for families

Childbirth & Family Education Classes in the Puget Sound

Online Class Package Discount Available

Register for any childbirth class plus any two additional classes and receive a $25 discount. To redeem this offer, please register by phone at 800-342-9919 or email our program director instead of registering online. 

Class Attendance Options

We have many types of classes available depeinding on how you best learn:

  • In-person classes are at pre-scheduled times with a qualified instructor
  • Virtual classes are similar to in-person classes, at a set date and time, but conducted via online video teleconference  with a qualified instructor
  • Online classes are a self-paced online format with no live instruction.  You can do the program at your own pace.

1-Day Childbirth Class

This class offers “just the basics” for those too busy to attend the longer classes or those who desire a class that moves quickly. While all subjects are touched on, the primary focus of this class is to prepare you and your birth partner for the birth itself. 8-hour class with a lunch break.

VIRTUAL CLASS - This class is currently offered as an online videoconference class. Instructions will be sent prior to class.

$120 or Provider One Card

Register for 1-Day Class

Please call 800-342-9919 to register by phone or if using Provider One Card. For any further questions or concerns, call 253-403-7586.

*With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.
2-Day Childbirth Class

This class covers all the information a 5-week series does, but moves more quickly over two weekend days. Labor coping and support techniques will be practiced both days. Each class day is 6.5 hours with a lunch break.

$130 or Provider One Card

Register for 2-Day Class

Please call 800-342-9919 to register by phone or if using Provider One Card. For any further questions or concerns, call 253-403-7586.

* With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.

5-Week Childbirth Series

If you want a comprehensive class covering everything from pregnancy, birth, comfort techniques, medications for birth, cesarean birth, postpartum, breastfeeding and newborn care, this class is for you. You will have an opportunity to meet other expectant parents, tour our Birth Center with your educator and have plenty of time to have your questions answered. If you are hoping to avoid the use of pain medication for childbirth, this class offers the most practice with non-medication pain relief techniques. 2.5 hours per class, 12.5 hours total series time.

$130 or Provider One Card

Register Online for 5-Week Childbirth Series

Please call 800-342-9919 to register by phone if using Provider One Card. For any further questions or concerns, call 253-403-7586.

*With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.

Online Childbirth Class

This online class offers prepared childbirth instruction in an easy-to-navigate, self-paced and convenient format. Topics covered are pregnancy, labor, birth stories, comfort techniques, medical procedures, cesarean birth, newborn care and postpartum. This class offers information in text, animation, videos and 11 printable handouts. Total average viewing time is 4 to 6 hours.

$130 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online

Newborn Care Class

This 1-night class offers an in-depth preparation on what to expect from your newborn and how to best care for him or her when you get home from the hospital. Sleeping, feeding, diapering, bathing and safety issues will all be covered with extra time for your questions or concerns to be addressed. 3 hours.

$45

Register for Newborn Care Class

(Provider One Cards not accepted)

* With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.

Online Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care class covers what to expect in the early weeks and months of parenting. In this self-paced, easy-to navigate format, you will learn how to interpret your baby’s behavior and cues, comforting techniques, best feeding practices, diapering, and health and safety information. View at your own pace, usually 2-3 hours. $55

After registering, you will receive an email with information about how to access the class, generally within the next business day.

$55 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online

Breastfeeding Class

This 1-night class offers information on the benefits and the "how to" of breastfeeding. Suggestions for overcoming common difficulties and strategies for working and breastfeeding will be covered.

$45

Register for Breastfeeding Class

(Provider One Cards not accepted)

*With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.

Online Breastfeeding Class

Our online breastfeeding class covers what to expect in the early weeks and months of parenting in a self-paced, easy-to-navigate format. You will learn how to interpret your baby’s behavior and cues, comforting techniques, best feeding practices, diapering, and health and safety information. View at your own pace, usually 2-3 hours.

After registering, you will receive an email with information about how to access the class, generally within the next business day.

$55 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online

Private Childbirth Class

If you prefer a private childbirth class, this 3-hour private class covers the prenatal education topics you select. Time and subjects are arranged with the instructor.

Expectant families can request to be taught by a certified childbirth instructor who is also a doula if they would like to hear information from a doula’s perspective.

This class will be offered as an online videoconference class during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

$225 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online

* With all class registrations, a birth partner can attend at no additional charge and the partner's information is entered when mom registers.

Conscious Fathering Class

The Conscious Fathering course empowers new fathers with practical, hands-on skills that they can immediately use to help bond and care for their new baby.

VIRTUAL CLASS - This class will be offered as an online videoconference class during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

$45 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online

Bringing Baby Home - 2-Day Class

This workshop will help you to successfully navigate your way through the transition to parenthood by learning how to increase relationship satisfaction between parents, decrease postpartum depression, and parent together while meeting the emotional and phycological need of your child. Attend any time during pregnancy or in the first 18 months of parenthood. Babies up to 12 weeks old are welcome to attend with parents.

*Babies are welcome to atend with parents

$160 - Provider One Cards not accepted

Register online