Prepared Childbirth

What to expect during childbirth.

Currently, childbirth classes are not being offered in a classroom setting.   They are being conducted via a video conference app called “Zoom Cloud Meetings.”  This app will allow students to see the instructor, view the powerpoints, and ask questions too! The app must be downloaded on your smartphone or computer to participate in these classes.  You will receive more information via email prior to your class date. 

This is either a two-part session that meets for 1 to 1 1/2 hours during the week or one 5 hour weekend session. This class teaches you what to expect from the time you arrive at the hospital to the time you go home.

You will learn about what is normal vs. not normal in the third trimester, what to pack, when to call the doctor, when to go to the hospital, preterm labor, preeclampsia, pain medication options, relaxation and breathing techniques, vaginal delivery and recovery vs. cesarean section, medical interventions, and go on a hospital tour.

Enroll

This class is for patients who are seeing Wilmington Health OB/GYN for their pregnancy.

Please start your registration process by emailing when you are at least 20 weeks pregnant, so you can BEGIN this class when you are approximately 30-34 weeks pregnant. To enroll, email obeducation@wilmingtonhealth.com

Please include your due date, as well as the name and date of the class. Please also indicate if you have paid the $50 fee at the Wilmington Health OB/GYN front desk. Please note: This one time $50 enrollment fee covers the pregnant patient and one support person of their choice to attend classes. Emails will be responded to every Wednesday by the end of the business day.

Upcoming Classes

  • Tuesday, March 24th with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm and Tuesday, March 31st with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).​
     
  • Tuesday, April 21st with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm and Tuesday, April 28th with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).​
     
  • Tuesday, May 5th with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm and Tuesday, May 12th with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).​
     
  • Tuesday, June 2nd with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm and Tuesday, June 23rd with Wendy from 6 pm - 8:30 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).​

 

UPCOMING WEEKend CLASSES

  • Sunday, April 26th with Wendy from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).

  • Sunday, May 3rd with Wendy from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).
     
  • Sunday, June 14th with Wendy from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Please note this class is an all-inclusive class (Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Postpartum Care, Intro to Breastfeeding and a hospital tour).