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Preparation for Childbirth Four-Week Class Series

This four-week course covers anatomy and physiology of labor and birth, natural pain coping strategies, unexpected outcomes, and birth technology. Immediate postpartum issues and newborn care will also be discussed.

Classes incorporate mindfulness exercises, focused breathing, relaxation techniques, movement for labor, and partner support skills. The format combines lecture, discussion, hands-on demonstration, and student participation. Birth videos will be shown.


Call 610.525.6086 to register.

Our Preparation for Childbirth four-week series is only offered to Lifecycle clients who are first-time parents planning to give birth at The Birth Center. 

Upcoming Preparation for Childbirth Class Dates

Tuesdays, 7pm – 9:30pm (four classes per series)

April 12th – May 3rd
May 10th – 31st
June 7th – 28th
July 5th – 26th
August 2nd – 23rd
August 30th – September 20th
September 27th – October 18th
October 25th – November 15th
November 22nd – December 13th
December 20th – January 10th, 2023

Wednesdays, 7pm – 9:30pm (four classes per series)

April 6th – April 27th
May 4th – May 25th
June 1st – 22nd
June 29th – July 20th
July 27th – August 17th
August 24th – September 14th
September 21st – October 12th
October 19th – November 9th
November 16th – December 7th
December 14th – January 4th, 2023

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the class date will not be refunded unless a medical reason exists.

View the full list of classes and workshops here

All classes, workshops, and support groups are currently being conducted via Zoom.