Childbirth Education

Preparing for childbirth

Virtual Childbirth Education Program

For your convenience, Englewood Health now offers a virtual childbirth education program and one-on-one phone sessions with instructors from the comfort of your own home. Our virtual program covers all material taught during the traditional in-person series: introduction to the labor process, relaxation and breathing techniques, baby care basics, breastfeeding, and more. Program material, including slides, quizzes, and videos, can be completed and reviewed at your leisure for up to nine months from the date of class registration. Please note: You will complete the coursework at your own pace and do not need to access the program material on a specific date. One-hour consultations with our childbirth education instructors are included to address any additional questions or concerns you may have. For more information, request access.

Infant CPR, covered in Friends and Family CPR

Learn valuable lifesaving techniques with a certified instructor. This program was developed to instruct parents, grandparents, babysitters, and nursery school personnel on prompt care for the choking infant or child along with the CPR skills. Learn more and register now.

Prenatal Yoga and Meditation

Focus on breathing techniques and posture, connecting you and your baby to facilitate and prepare for labor and delivery, in this series offered by the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine. Learn more and register now.

Tour of the Family Birth Place

In-person tours of our maternity unit are suspended until further notice, but a virtual video tour of the Family Birth Place is available.

Discharge Instruction Class

Held daily. Ask your nurse for details.

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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