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Childbirth Preparation Class- 4 Week Series Childbirth

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS MEETS ONCE A WEEK FOR FOUR WEEKS.

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
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Role of labor support person
  • Pain control theories and options
  • Medications used in labor
  • Epidural
  • Birth options/interventions
  • 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. Enter through the Women's Center doors and turn right. 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 fee covers 2 people (1 couple or mother and birth partner)

*Cancellation policy: We can refund or reschedule your class if cancellation is made at least 24 hours prior to your registered class time.

Contact Information: Perinatal Education/Lactation Department (682) 242-6366

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

2700 E. BROAD STREET
MANSFIELD, TX 76063


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