Childbirth Education

Our clients have a variety of options for childbirth education:

At Prince George’s Hospital Center:

  • Beautiful Beginnings Tour: One Sunday each month, join us for a free tour of the labor and delivery, neonatal intensive care, and mother & baby units, as well as the birth center.
  • Childbirth Class: One weekend each month, join us for an introductory childbirth education course, including:
    • The stages of labor
    • Relaxation and breathing techniques
    • Cesarean sections: the basics
    • Newborn appearance: what to expect
    • Postpartum: what to expect in the hospital and at home

The fee is $75, which is covered or reimbursed by some, but not all, insurances.

Schedule for the weekend: 9:30am – 3:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am – 4:00pm on Sunday.

To sign up or get more information, call (301) 618-3275 and leave a message that includes your name, due date, and two phone numbers where you can be reached.

At other locations:

Go to each website or call to get details on the content of each program and to find a certified instructor in your area:

  • Hypnobirthing: www.hypnobirthing.com or (602) 788-6198
  • Hypnobabies: www.hypnobabies.com or (714) 952-BABY (2229)
  • The Bradley Method: www.bradleybirth.com or (800)-4-A-BIRTH (800-422-4784)
  • Lamaze International: www.lamaze.org or (800) 368-4404
  • Birthing from Within: www.birthingfromwithin.com or (805) 964-6611

There is also a good summary of class content at The American Pregnancy Association

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