Childbirth Preparation

Offered At:

Lutheran Medical Center
Wheat Ridge, CO

Due to class size limitations, we understand that classes will fill quickly. If you are unable to register for an in-person class, please consider registering for this online classUnderstanding Birth

Wondering how well you will manage labor? Confidence begins here! Our childbirth preparation courses will provide you with accurate information as you prepare for labor and birth. Let our certified childbirth instructors teach you about the labor process, coping and breathing techniques, and the latest about epidurals, medications and interventions. You will also learn about strategies for partners, Cesarean birth and hospital procedures. Learn how to manage the pain of labor and become empowered with knowledge and skills for birth. At this time, a birth center tour is not included (see below for more information). Choose from a two- or three-week series. 

Tours of The Baby Place at Lutheran have been temporarily suspended in an effort to reduce possible exposure to COVID-19 in patient care areas. If you'd like to view a virtual tour, please click here.

When to take this class: Complete by three weeks before your due date. 

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 and Family Services
303-425-2229

Class Reviews:

"My childbirth instructor was very kind, fun and knowledgeable. She helped me learn about all my options, gave me the tools I needed and placed my fears at ease. My husband and I are much more relaxed and confident about what to expect during labor and birth." -Jenn, expectant mother

Registration Instructions:

Class registration fee includes your support person.

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.

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

 Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). If you have them, please bring a yoga mat and long scarf  that doesn't stretch (for rebozo practice).  During weekend classes, we will take a 30-minute lunch break. The La Piazza Cafe is open for your convenience or, if you prefer, you may bring your lunch.

We understand that circumstances may arise that require you to cancel. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before class, your registration will be refunded, less a $10 service charge. Refunds may not be given after this time. Transfers are available up to five business days before class.

In case of inclement weather, please call the main hospital phone number at 303-425-4500 one hour before class start time for cancellation information.

At this time, a tour of The Baby Place at Lutheran is NOT included in our Childbirth Preparation classes.

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

Fee:

$85.00

Dates Offered:

Multiple Sessions
08/22/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
08/29/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This two-session class takes place on Saturdays, August 22nd and August 29th, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. 

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
09/02/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
09/09/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
09/16/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This three-session class takes place on Wednesday evenings, September 2nd, September 9th, and September 16th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
09/11/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
09/18/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
09/25/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This three-session class takes place on Friday evenings, September 11th, September 18th, and September 25th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
09/12/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
09/19/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This two-session class takes place on Saturdays, September 12th and September 19th, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. 

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
09/21/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
09/28/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/05/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This three-session class takes place on Monday evenings, September 21st, September 28th, and October 5th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
10/02/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/03/2020 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This two-session class takes place on Friday, October 2nd from 6:00-9:00 p.m.,  and Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

Your registration includes your support person.

Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
10/10/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10/17/2020 at 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This two-session class takes place on Saturdays, October 10th and October 17th, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. 

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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):
Multiple Sessions
10/12/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/19/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/26/2020 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This three-session class takes place on Monday evenings, October 12th, October 19th, and October 26th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

**Your registration includes your support person.**

Please wear comfortable clothes to class (dresses/skirts are discouraged). 

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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