Learning about what to expect during childbirth can help couples have a more positive birth experience. This one-day class emphasizes the importance of coping skills and labor support techniques to empower you and your support person for the birth. In addition to relaxation and breathing patterns, participants will learn about the entire birth process and hospital stay. Class includes a tour of the Family Birthing Center.
Classes are taught by experienced and licensed certified childbirth educators. It is recommended that participants attend a class that ends two to three weeks before due date. Birth partners are welcome. Please bring two pillows; floor mat or blanket is optional.
Class fee: Free (if you are delivering at the Riverside Family Birthing Center), otherwise $50
For more information, please call (815) 935-7511.
*Classes, dates, times and locations are subject to change.
350 N. Wall Street
Kankakee, IL 60901