• Childbirth Education

  • If you are an expectant mother, we highly encourage you to attend this class.  It will teach you ways to prepare yourself, your partner and your baby for labor and delivery.  You will learn about what to expect in your third trimester of pregnancy, breathing techniques for labor, pain relief options that are available during delivery, breastfeeding support that we offer, post-delivery care for you and baby, car seat safety and community resources that are available to you and your family.  Spouses/partners and support persons are welcome to attend as well. 

    If you are interested, call 719-285-2043 and leave a message on our Birth Center voice message system with your name and telephone number.  Your call will be returned as soon as possible.

    Each class will take place over two days.  The meeting time for both days is 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  All classes are held in the Community Education Room at St. Thomas More Hospital.  Enter main doors to the hospital, enter the first door on your left.  The cost is $25.00 which is due on the first day of class.  You can call the nursing unit at 719-285-2043 to register, or you may register online via credit card payment.  The fee covers you and your partner/support person to attend both classes.  Scholarships are available if you need financial assistance, call 719-285-2043 for more information.

    Classes are taught by certified Birth Center nurses.

    Check out our calendar for Childbirth Education class dates.

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