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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. 

Remaining 2023 Preparation for Childbirth Class Dates

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

April 11th-May 2nd Back to IN-PERSON classes beginning with this series!
May 9th-May 30th
June 6th-June 27th
July 11th-August 1st
August 8th-August 29th
September 5th-September 26th
October 3rd-October 24th
November 7th-November 28th
December 5th-December 26th

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

April 5th-April 26th Back to IN-PERSON classes beginning with this series!
May 3rd-May 24th
May 31st-June 21st
June 28th-July 19th
July 26th-August 16th
August 23rd-September 13th
September 20th-October 11th
October 18th-November 8th
November 15th-December 6th
December 13th-January 3rd, 2024


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