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Prepared Childbirth
parents with new baby

Learn about all aspects of having a baby so you can better make decisions regarding your birth experience. In this course you will learn about:

  • Stages of labor and birth
  • Procedures used during labor and delivery
  • Different types of medication and anesthesia
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • Cesarean birth
  • Post partum care
  • Normal newborn characteristics

Classes also tour the maternity facilities at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children or Madison Hospital (Madison classes and weekend classes included). You will visit the:

  • Labor and delivery area
  • Well baby nurseries
  • Post partum units (mother/baby units)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children)

Cost: $50
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For more information, please contact the Women's Center at (256) 265-7296.



2014 Class Schedule

Dates
 
Course Length
 
Days & Times
 
Location
 
Aug. 4 - 25 4-Week course Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Aug. 5 - 26 4-Week course Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Aug. 16 & 17 Weekend course Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Madison
Aug. 23 & 24 Weekend course Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Huntsville
Sept. 6 & 7 Weekend course Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Madison
Sept. 15 - Oct. 6 4-Week course Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Sept. 16 - Oct. 7 4-Week course Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Sept. 20 & 21 Weekend course Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Huntsville
Oct. 18 & 19 Weekend course Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Madison
Oct. 25 & 26 Weekend course Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Huntsville
Oct. 27 - Nov. 17 4-Week course Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Oct. 28 - Nov. 18 4-Week course Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Huntsville
Nov. 15 & 16 Weekend course Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Madison
Nov. 22 & 23 Weekend course Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Huntsville
Dec. 6 & 7 Weekend course Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Madison
Dec. 13 & 14 Weekend course Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Huntsville

Package deals offer $10 off:  
Package #1
Childbirth & Parenting

$115
Package #2
Refresher & Sibling

$50
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