Childbirth Preparation 4 Week Class

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This 4 week series is taught by one of our certified childbirth experts. They can help you and your support person prepare for the birth of your baby. Classes will cover: understanding and managing the different stages of labor through relaxation, positioning, and breathing techniques; medication options; and what to expect if you have a cesarean birth. Our mission is to explain options so each woman can make an educated decision about pathways in labor. We recommend that you schedule this class within the last two months before your due date.

Payment must be made in advance. No fee for patients with Medicaid or Virginia Premier. Please call to register for fee to be waived.

Please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272(1-800-736-8272) if you need to cancel your registration.

Inclement Weather Hotline: 434-654-4402

If inclement weather causes the cancellation of a maternity education class, a message will be posted on the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Weather Hotline by 4 p.m. each day.

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