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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. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that allows for easy movement.

Preparation for Childbirth is open to everyone! Join us!


Call 610.525.6086 to register.

2024 Preparation for Childbirth Class Dates

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

January 2nd-23rd
January 30th-February 20th
February 27th-March 19th
March 26th-April 16th
April 23rd-May 14th
May 21st-June 11th
June 18th-July 9th
July 16th-August 6th
August 13th-September 3rd
September 10th-October 1st
October 8th-29th
November 5th-26th
December 3rd-December 17th (*condensed 3-week series due to holidays)


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

January 10th-31st
February 7th-28th
March 6th-27th
April 3rd-24th
May 1st-22nd
May 29th-June 26th (*Lifecycle is closed June 19th)
July 3rd-24th
July 31st-August 21st
August 28th-September 18th
September 25th-October 16th
October 23rd-November 13th
November 20th-December 11th


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