Saint Joseph Hospital
Our childbirth classes 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, medication 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. We also offer our Online Understanding Your Birth eClass.
It is best to complete this class by your 37th week. Classes fill quickly, register early.
Please bring two pillows and a blanket to class.
Saint Joseph Hospital is located on 19th and Downing. We offer complementary valet parking (closes at 9:30pm) or free parking garage to our patients and guests.
You may bring a sack lunch for the break (NO refrigeration available) or money for lunch in the cafeteria. Also, feel free to bring a snack and/or drink to class.
In the event of bad weather (such as a snowstorm), an email will be sent out notifying you regarding class cancellation or you can call The Lactation and Education Center voicemail at 303-812-4640 one hour prior to the start of your class.
If you cancel or change your registration prior to five business days before class begins, your registration fee will be refunded or transferred to another class. No refunds or transfers will be given after this time. If you miss your scheduled class, we are unable to refund or transfer funds.
We regret that in rare instances, classes may be canceled if we do not reach a minimum number of registrations. A full refund will be given if we must cancel your class.
Please note that email and phone inquiries will only be answered during our office hours, Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.