Childbirth classes are a great way to prepare for labor and birth. We offer both group and private classes, which are held in our Silver Spring and Rockville offices and led by our wonderful childbirth, lactation, and nutrition educator, Judy Brady.
Please read below for details. We hope you will consider joining us!
Judy has over 20 years of experience leading patient education programs spanning a wide range of women’s health needs: pre-conception nutrition counseling, childbirth classes, breast feeding/lactation instruction, and nutrition counseling for weight management and many other issues affecting women of all ages.
Group: 7-Week Childbirth Preparation Class
This seven week group course is designed for first-time expectant parents to prepare for the labor and delivery experience. Topics covered in this course include:
- Signs and symptoms of labor
- Breathing and relaxation techniques
- Phases of labor and delivery
- Cesarean births
- Medications during labor and delivery
- Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
- Postpartum recovery
- Hospital tour
Location: 1 evening per week in our Silver Spring office.
Time of Class: evenings
Cost of Class: $185
During our 7-week class, we give away a great gift bag to 1 lucky mom-to-be that contains a baby carrier, swaddle blanket, and many more great items for new moms.