Childbirth Express

This one day class gives you in-depth preparation for your labor and delivery experience. You and your support person will learn the process of labor and delivery in order to work together and share the birth of your baby. This class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort measures during labor, pain control options as well as other coping strategies (massage techniques, positioning.) Other methods of birth (Cesarean delivery) will be covered briefly in class. 

Registration is required. We encourage you to register by the beginning of your sixth month of pregnancy. The fee is $75 per couple. Please dress comfortably, bring 2 pillows and an exercise mat or towel to use on the floor for positioning practice. **Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel this class call 744-2229. Your registration fee minus a $10 administrative fee will be refunded.

The instructor is Amanda Jillson, RN is a registered nurse in our Women and Infants Center who also holds a Bachelors degree in Health Management. 


Class will be held in Conference Room Q on the lobby level of the Carol Jo Vecchie Women's and Children's Center at St. John's Hospital. Parking is available in the ramp at 9th and Carpenter Street.  Please enter through Carol Jo Vecchie main lobby. Please arrive a few minutes early to collect class materials.

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12/7/2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM