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Childbirth Education Class - 2 Week Program

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Aug 6-13, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Family Birth Center
Monterey, CA

This course introduces the birthing person and their support person(s) to labor, birth and current evidenced based practices surrounding them.

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This abbreviated course introduces the birthing person and their support person(s) to labor, birth, and current evidenced based practices surrounding them. Get introduced to your Community Hospital’s Family Birth Center, explore the facilities, meet the care team. These small-size classes are taught by a Lamaze-trained labor and delivery nurse. Each session focuses on providing information most useful for different stages of pregnancy, offering you knowledge and confidence during this special time.

Week 1 covers:

  • Discover the many services offered at the Family Birth Center, and the
    persons caring for you (OBH, OB, RN, LES, Director)
  • Examine sources of labor/birth information, identifying evidence-based
  • Understand your role in making informed choices about your and your baby’s care
  • Explore strategies for preparing your body and mind for birth
  • Tour the Family Birth Center and Community Hospital facilities

Week 2 covers:

  • An overview of how labor unfolds, from the weeks leading into birth up to the moment you meet your child
  • Explore coping methods for each stage of labor, to use at home and the birth center
  • Consider the most common “What If’s” of labor and birth
  • Explore the birthing suites, discover how they can best support your ideal birth

We encourage you to consider:

  • Bringing food or drink, our Fountain Court Café has both available until 9 p.m. most days
  • Wearing comfortable clothing
  • Bringing labor support items (Birthing ball, pillows, massagers)

Questions about the class? Contact or call (831) 625-4704


Family Birth Center Education at 831-625-4704

Schedule & Location


This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Tue, August 06 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Family Birth Center
2. Tue, August 13 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Radiology Conference Room

Location Details

  • Family Birth Center
    23625 Holman Highway
    Monterey, CA 93940
    Main: 831-625-4773
  • Radiology Conference Room

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