Classes and Events
Childbirth Preparation Class
Giving birth deserves thoughtful and careful preparation. Childbirth instructors here at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center will guide new parents through this joyful experience. Our ultimate goal is for the woman (as well as her partner) to gain confidence in her body’s ability to give birth and knowledge to make informed choices regarding their birth experience.
Topics covered include:
*Anatomy and physiology of the birth process
*Role of labor support person
*Pain control theories and options
*Medications used in labor
*Labor rehearsal and delivery
*Cesarean section delivery and recovery
*Physical and emotional postpartum care
*Detailed hospital tour
Note: This 4-week series covers the same topics as our one-day express class in greater detail, providing more in depth information and preparation.
Classes are held in spacious conference room A&B with large plasma screens for educational films and power point presentation. Please bring your own exercise/yoga mat for floor exercises as well as pillow(s) and a blanket to Class 2. Dress comfortably. You are welcome to bring drinks or snacks with you to class.
*Registration and fees for this class cover 2 people (1 couple or mother and birth partner)
*Upon completion of the Childbirth Preparation course, you are eligible for a voucher to attend either a free breastfeeding class or an infant safety CPR class. This offer is only valid at the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center campus. You must attend the Childbirth Preparation and Voucher class at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.