Educational Resources

Childbirth Education

We require a certificate of completion from an approved, in-person, comprehensive childbirth education course. This requirement is applicable for all first-time parents and those whose last birth included pain medications.

These classes are approved by the birth center staff as comprehensive childbirth education:

We also require a separate Newborn Care class and a separate Breastfeeding Class for first-time parents, and a breastfeeding class for select experienced parents. Classes that do not include these as noted above will require that they be taken separately.

The following classes are only a refresher course and will satisfy the childbirth education requirement only for second (or more) time parents in certain situations (must be approved by one of the midwives):