Childbirth Education

Preparing for childbirth

Virtual Childbirth Education Program

Our virtual program covers an introduction to the labor process, relaxation and breathing techniques, baby care basics, breastfeeding, and more. Program materials (slides, videos, and quizzes) can be reviewed and completed at your own pace for up to nine months from the date of class registration. One-hour consultations with our childbirth education instructors are included to address any additional questions or concerns you may have.

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Infant CPR (Friends and Family CPR)

Learn valuable lifesaving techniques from a certified instructor. This program was developed to instruct parents, grandparents, babysitters, and nursery school personnel on prompt care for a choking infant or child, along with CPR skills. Additionally, the course provides instruction on child safety and childproofing the home.

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Prenatal Meditation and Yoga

Focus on breathing techniques and posture, connecting you and your baby to facilitate and prepare for labor and delivery, manage stress, and reduce anxiety in this series offered by the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine.

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Tour of the Family Birth Place

Englewood Hospital does not offer in-person tours of the maternity unit, but we encourage you to view our virtual tour as an alternative.

Postpartum Information Series (Videos)

Available for viewing during your hospital stay and after discharge.

Childbirth Class

Currently Suspended

This five-week program includes childbirth education, introduction to the labor process, relaxation and breathing techniques, tour of the Family Birth Place, baby care basics, and group consult by an Englewood Hospital pediatrician. Registrants should be in their third trimester. Classes are offered on Monday and Tuesday evenings, as well as on weekends.

Accelerated Childbirth Class

Currently Suspended

Three-week program, same as above in a more intensive format. Classes are offered on weekends only.

Childbirth Refresher

Currently Suspended

Review of childbirth education, the labor process, breathing techniques, and baby care basics, along with a tour of The Family Birth Place.

Breastfeeding Class

Currently Suspended

This class covers the basics of breastfeeding, including latch and positioning, tips for pumping, and what to do when encountering problems like low milk production. Participants will also learn strategies for transitioning back to the workplace.

Mom 101 Seminars

Currently Suspended

Offered at various times throughout the year, these seminars focus on special topics such as car seat safety, sleep safety, dental health, preschool, mental health, and others.

Postnatal Mommy-and-Me Yoga

Currently Suspended

Learn safe and effective yoga postures and incorporate breathing exercises and meditation in this series offered by the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine.

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