Labor & Delivery Prep Classes

 
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We hold monthly group classes at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton and at the Boston NAPS studio in South Boston. Private sessions are also available in the comfort of your own home. Plan ahead for your due date because these classes fill up quickly.


 

Labor & Delivery Group Class at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

What to Expect

Class Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $150 (includes 1 support person)

Taught by a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse.

Topics Include:

  • Pregnancy discomforts and remedies

  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy

  • Routine testing done in pregnancy by your doctor or midwife

  • Preparing for labor and knowing when to call your doctor

  • Contraction patterns and breathing techniques

  • Natural childbirth

  • Pain management options during labor

  • Vaginal deliveries and cesarean sections

  • Recovering after delivery

  • This class also provides hands-on demonstrations of ways your partner can support you


 

Labor & Delivery Group Class at Boston NAPS Studio

What to Expect

Class Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $150 (includes 1 support person)

Taught by a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse.

Topics Include:

  • Pregnancy discomforts and remedies

  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy

  • Routine testing done in pregnancy by your doctor or midwife

  • Preparing for labor and knowing when to call your doctor

  • Contraction patterns and breathing techniques

  • Natural childbirth

  • Pain management options during labor

  • Vaginal deliveries and cesarean sections

  • Recovering after delivery

  • This class also provides hands-on demonstrations of ways your partner can support you



Labor & Delivery Prep: Private Session

Class Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $325 (includes 1 support person)

Taught by a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse in the privacy of your own home.

Topics Include:

  • Pregnancy discomforts and remedies

  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy

  • Routine testing done in pregnancy by your doctor or midwife

  • Preparing for labor and knowing when to call your doctor

  • Contraction patterns and breathing techniques

  • Natural childbirth

  • Pain management options during labor

  • Vaginal deliveries and cesarean sections

  • Recovering after delivery

  • This class also provides hands-on demonstrations of ways your partner can support you