Birth Center Preparation

Offered At:

Lutheran Medical Center
Wheat Ridge, CO

In order to attend this class, you must have completed the Birth Center Screening Process by calling Betsy De Leon at 303-425-8443.

Planning to give birth in one of our newly-renovated Birth Center suites? This class prepares you for a family-centered, low-intervention birth center experience with the safety net of the hospital. Our Birth Center preparation class focuses on learning and practicing holistic coping techniques including use of labor support slings, large relaxation Jacuzzi tubs, aromatherapy and more. Other topics include what to expect during labor and mom & baby care. Offered select Sundays.

A 30-minute lunch break is included in this class. For your convenience, lunch may be purchased at Lutheran's La Piazza cafe, which offers hot and cold sandwiches, burritos, and a daily hot entree on weekend days, as well as coffee and other beverages. 

Please wear comfortable clothes to this class (we recommend that skirts and/or dresses not be worn), and bring two small pillows and a blanket or mat so you may comfortably practice positions on the floor.

The health and well-being of our families is our top priority. We are taking the following precautions to help protect you and our instructors in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Classes are limited to 4 couples.
  • Face masks will be required of all participants and instructors. Please plan to bring your own face mask.
  • All visitors are screened for illness and fever at the main entrance, and given a wristband (color changes daily).
  • Our classrooms are sanitized regularly.
  • Tables and chairs are spaced appropriately to allow for social distancing.
  • All equipment used in our classes is sanitized after each use. Feel free to bring your own yoga/birthing ball to sit on and use during class, if you would like.

Contact:

Women & Family Services
303-425-2229

Registration Instructions:

 

You must have completed the Birth Center Screening to enroll in this class. If you have not completed this screening process, please contact Betsy De Leon at 303-425-8443 before enrolling.

This class will be limited to 4 couples. Face masks will be required of all participants and instructors. Please plan to bring your own face mask.

If you have them, please bring a yoga mat and long scarf  that doesn't stretch (for rebozo practice).

At SCL Health, our top priority is ensuring we continue to create a safe environment of care for our patients, visitors, physicians, caregivers and employees. All of our hospitals have put extra precautions in place to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our patients and visitors. View this information here:

COVID-19 Update: Protecting Your Health

 Your class registration fee includes you and your support person. 

We understand that circumstances may arise that require you to cancel your registration. Refunds of class fees, less a $10 service charge, are available up to five business days prior to the start of class.You may transfer your registration to another date within five business days before the class. Transfers or refunds may not be available after this time.

 In case of inclement weather, please call the main hospital line at 303-425-4500 one hour prior to class start time for cancellation information. Should class be cancelled or delayed, we will contact you via the email address and/or phone number you provide at registration. 

 If you have any questions, please call Women and Family Services at 303-425-2229. 

Fee:

$90.00

Dates Offered:

08/08/2020 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This one-day session is designed for parents who have completed the screening process and have been approved by their OB provider to give birth in the Birth Center suites. If you have not completed this screening process, please contact Betsy De Leon at 303-425-8443.

Class will break for one hour for lunch.

This class will be limited to 4 couples. Face masks will be required of all participants and instructors. Please plan to bring your own face mask.

Lutheran Medical Center Womens Education Center Classrooms 2nd Floor North Pavilion 8300 West 38th Avenue (Main Hospital - Entrance #2) 2nd Floor North Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Maps & Direction
Instructor(s):
09/26/2020 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This one-day session is designed for parents who have completed the screening process and have been approved by their OB provider to give birth in the Birth Center suites. If you have not completed this screening process, please contact Betsy De Leon at 303-425-8443.

Class will break for one hour for lunch.

This class will be limited to 4 couples. Face masks will be required of all participants and instructors. Please plan to bring your own face mask.

Lutheran Medical Center Womens Education Center Classrooms 2nd Floor North Pavilion 8300 West 38th Avenue (Main Hospital - Entrance #2) 2nd Floor North Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Maps & Direction
Instructor(s):
10/18/2020 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This one-day session is designed for parents who have completed the screening process and have been approved by their OB provider to give birth in the Birth Center suites. If you have not completed this screening process, please contact Betsy De Leon at 303-425-8443.

Class will break for one hour for lunch.

This class will be limited to 4 couples. Face masks will be required of all participants and instructors. Please plan to bring your own face mask.

Lutheran Medical Center Womens Education Center Classrooms 2nd Floor North Pavilion 8300 West 38th Avenue (Main Hospital - Entrance #2) 2nd Floor North Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Maps & Direction
Instructor(s):

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