Due to Covid-19 please contact us at (208) 239-1400 for class information.
Please register early as classes fill quickly.
Childbirth I: Preparing for Birth, contains information you will need to prepare for labor and delivery of your baby. This class is offered free of charge. You may also wish to sign up for Childbirth II: Preparing for Baby. We recommend that you begin taking classes any time after the 28th week of gestation, but before the 37th week in case you deliver early.
Registration is required and the expectant mother can choose to bring one adult support person. This event is not suitable for children. Please call 239-1400 for more information or if you need to cancel your registration.
- Stages Of Labor
- The Birth Process
- Anesthesia (epidurals, spinals, intrathecals)
- Medical Interventions (fetal monitoring, inductions, Cesarean birth, etc.)
- Breathing and Relaxation
Light refreshments will be served. All classes are held at Portneuf Medical Center in the Conference Center- Mink Creek Classroom, located on the ground floor. Call the Education Department at (208) 239-1400 with any questions.