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Childbirth Preparation Classes

Preparation for childbirth classes should be completed 4 to 6 weeks prior to due date.

We offer childbirth classes in a wide variety of formats and at various times to meet your personal needs and busy schedules:

A Tour of our Childbirth Center
Breastfeeding Basics Class
CB eclass Labor Rehearsal
CB On-Line eClass
Cesarean Childbirth Class
Childbirth 1 Saturday Class
Childbirth 2 Saturday Class
Childbirth 4 Week Classes
Childbirth 4 Week Natural
Childbirth Adv Nat Skills Wkshop
Childbirth Infant Care Class
Happiest Baby On Block
Mama Yoga
Mama Yoga Mini Series
Multiples and More Class
Postpartum Yoga Series
Preparing for the Fourth Trimester: Pospartum Adjustment and Beyond
Priming the Pump
Super Sibling Class
The Fourth Trimester: Baby Blues and Beyond
Today's Grandparents

Preparation for childbirth classes cover a wide range of topics:

  • Overview of stages of labor and birth
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques for labor
  • Comfort measures for pregnancy, labor and birth
  • Role of the support person and active coaching
  • Medical interventions and epidural anesthesia
  • Cesarean childbirth
  • Postpartum expectations
  • Basic infant care and feeding
  • Tour of the Childbirth Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- not included in Saturday Seminar or Self-Study / Bed-Rest Childbirth Preparation Program

Here you can enroll online by selecting a class or tour from the above list. For assistance or to register by phone, call (314) 996-LIFE (5433) or toll-free (800) 392-0936. Talking with you gives us an opportunity to ask questions that will help ensure you're selecting the class that best fits your needs.

Online registration is available for some classes. When you select "Register," we'll get your name and other information we need to enroll you for your classes. The class will then go into your cart and can be viewed at anytime by selecting View Cart.

When you're ready to check out go to View Cart to complete the class enrollment.

Go to the MoBap Baby Childbirth Center Event Calendar.