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Childbirth Class with Birthing Center Tour (2019)
New as of March 2019: Using a combination of online and classroom instruction, this course covers the essential information expectant parents should know to prepare for the birth of their baby. The eClass, titled "Understanding Birth" includes nine chapters of information, videos, activities, resources and more. In the 2-1/2 hour classroom portion, learn comfort techniques, relaxation, breathing patterns. In addition, the free 30 minute Birthing Center Tour is included. Please do not register for a separate Birthing Center Tour.
Registration is per couple.
We recommend attending the classroom section 6-8 weeks before your due date and viewing the online section before attending the classroom session. Register as soon as you know the dates that work for you. Classes fill quickly, we recommend registering at least three months before your due date.
After you log onto the Injoy site, you will have access to the eClass "Understanding Birth" and a Parent Tool Box for 9 months. We recommend viewing the eClass before attending the class.
A $35 fee for the online portion of this class is not refundable for any reason.
Classroom Location: The classroom section will be held at Howard County General Hospital in the Medical Library. Enter at the main entrance, proceed to the Information Desk for directions to the Medical Library.
Lunch is not provided. You may bring your own nonperishable snack and drink.
Bring two pillows and a blanket or exercise mat to class.
HCGH Medical Library