Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes

Helping you prepare for your new arrival.

We are excited to offer a variety of educational classes to assist our Wilmington Health OB/GYN pregnant patients in the preparation of their new arrival. Please check our site regularly for updated class information. All classes meet for the first time at Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital in the main lobby.

You may register for classes once you are 20 weeks pregnant (unless otherwise specified). 

  1. Please take Prepared Childbirth class (plus breastfeeding, baby care, and after the birth class if desired) OR Lamaze Natural Childbirth Class (plus breastfeeding, baby care, and after the birth class if desired).
  2. When requesting a class, please include your due date as well as the date of the class or series that you would like to take.  Please allow up to one week for a response from the instructor.
  3. There is a one-time $50 fee that covers all classes. You can pay at your appointment and will be given a paid receipt to present when you attend the class.

Prepared Childbirth Class

Your instructor will teach you what to expect from the moment you arrive at the hospital to when you go home.

Lamaze Natural Childbirth Class

This class helps prepare you and your partner for your labor and birth.

Refresher: Not for First Timers!

We will help refresh current moms and dads on labor and birth.

After the Birth

This class prepares moms and dads for their experiences and emotions after birth.

Breastfeeding 101

An informative and interactive class about the basics of successful breastfeeding.

Click here to learn more about breastfeeding from our lactation specialist.

Baby Care

We will teach soon-to-be moms and dads about the basics of newborn care.

Meet the Instructors 

Get to know our instructors before meeting them in class!

NHRMC Baby Tours

Births take place at the NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital. NHRMC offers free tours to enhance the experience. To see more about the tours, please click here

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