Confident Childbirth (1-Day Class)

St. Francis Medical Center
13710 St. Francis Boulevard
Midlothian, Virginia 23114
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(804) 340-2229

This childbirth preparation class is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and provides parents-to-be with information and tools to successfully manage labor and birth.

Learn about preterm labor, the stages of labor, medical interventions including cesarean, comfort measures, breathing, relaxation skills, and what to expect postpartum. Class size is limited and there is time for questions and practice.

  • Bring two pillows, a towel or blanket and lotion to each class
  • Dress comfortably in clothes suitable for floor work
  • Fee includes mom and adult partner
  • Scholarships available
  • Adults only

An optional birthing center tour at the end of class is included!

Classes are held in the education center, which is located on the lobby floor, down the hallway past the cafeteria.

Attention expectant parents: As Bon Secours continues to monitor the latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our clinical leaders have implemented protocols that are consistent with CDC guidelines to ensure the quality and safety of the care we provide to our patients. At this time, we are restricting visitors. In line with these restrictions, children under the age of 12 will not be allowed in the hospital as visitors for any reason, including for birthing center tours or classes. In addition, people with signs and symptoms of illness (e.g., fever, cough, sore throat, body aches) are not permitted to visit. If you have any symptoms of illness, we ask that you refrain from attending any birthing classes at this time. Thank you for helping us keep our community safe.