Preparation For Childbirth - 6 Week

Mom Baby



Registration Required

Our certified childbirth educators with over 30 years of experience will prepare you for the birth of your baby by explaining the labor and birthing process, and explore options and comfort measures to help you fully engage in this life enriching experience.

The classes will cover understanding and managing the different stages of labor to include relaxation, positioning and breathing techniques; medication options; and what to expect if you have a caesarean birth. This six week course also includes a Tour for Expectant Parents and the Basics in Baby Care class.

The cost is $70 per couple. Classes are held at 400 Martha Jefferson Drive.

Please Note: Payment is required at time of registration in order to hold your spot. For questions and concerns please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272).

Only one registration/payment is required per couple. Register under mother's name only. Fee includes mom plus one support person. In the comment section on the registration form, please list whom is attending the class/event with the mother along with her due date.

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.

If the scheduled class is Saturday morning at 9 a.m., then the update would be by 8 a.m.