This class meets twice and will prepare you and your partner to be active participants in the birth of your baby. Topics covered include:
- The labor process
- Methods of delivery including Cesarean birth
- Labor coping techniques, such as breathing and relaxation, massage and position changes
- Pain management options
- When to come to the hospital
- What to expect when you arrive
This class meets twice; each class is 2.5 hours. Please wear comfortable clothes, bring two pillows, one blanket or yoga mat, and be prepared to move. Please bring your prenatal book "Gift of Motherhood" which you received during your first obstetric appointment. This book will be used during the class. The book can be accessed online. Your support person is encouraged to attend.
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
5th floor, Hospital Patient Education room HNW5283, take elevator F
1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601