Childbirth and Parenting Classes

Foothills Hospital offers an extensive selection of classes to meet your educational needs during pregnancy and throughout the early parenting period. Our classes will help you explore your choices and make informed decisions about your childbirth experience and prepare you to become a confident parent.  Special registration fees apply for all classes if you have Medicaid.  Please call 720-854-7151 for more information.

Classes are described below. To register on-line, click on the appropriate link. If you have questions or want to register by phone, call 720-854-7834 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Classes at a Glance

Abdominal & Pelvic Power for New Moms
Lose your Jelly-Belly.

BCH Breastfeeding Café
The joys, challenges, and secrets about breastfeeding. Click for more

Boot Camp For Dads

Prepares dads-to-be for the arrival of their baby. Click for more

Breastfeeding: Adventures in the Milky Way

Beyond the basics of " Arriving in the Milky Way", this class will answer the most common breastfeeding questions. Click for more

Breastfeeding: Arriving at the Milky Way

Techniques to get you through the first two weeks of successful breastfeeding. Click for more

Breastfeeding: Working In the Milky Way

Breastfeeding for the working mother. Click for more

Bringing Baby Home Couples Workshop

Learn to "move through time" together as partners in parenting. Click for more

Capable, Confident & Coping: Labor Techniques That Work

Explore your pain relief options while in labor. Click for more

Car Seat Safety

Car seat safety, A-Z. Click for more

Family Birth Center Tours

Join our tours of the Labor and Delivery areas. There is no cost for the tours. Please call the Birth Center Concierge to register: 720-854-7350.

Friday Afternoon Breastfeeding Club

Breastfeeding support in a social atmosphere. Click for more

Getting to Know Us

What to expect when you arrive at the hospital to have your baby. Click for more

Happiest Baby on the Block

Learn how to calm even the fussiest baby. Click for more

Infant and Child CPR

Learn how to recognize an emergency in this noncertified class. Click for more

Keeping Your Relationship Alive

Learn to maintain & even strengthen the relationship you have as a couple after the baby. Click for more

Lactation Services

Individualized assistance for breastfeeding mothers and infants. Click for more

Love and Logic Parenting

Learn how to avoid power struggles and raise responsible kids. Click for more

Magical Beginnings

Embracing the "body, mind, and spirit" approach for pregnancy, birth & parenting, this 2 1/2 hour class has been modified from the Deepak Chopra series – Magical Beginnings Enchanted Lives. Meditation, Yoga, self massage & communication exercises will be included to help prepare you for bringing your baby lovingly & consciously into the world. Click for more

Mother & Baby Yoga

Stretch, relax, and strengthen with your new baby. Click for more

New Baby Day Camp for Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Introduce kids to the hospital before they come here to have their very own little brother or sister. Ages 2 1/2 to 6 years. Click for more

Prenatal Pool Class & Parent and Tot Swim Class

Stretch and strengthen stressed muscle groups in a warm-water pool. Click for more

Prenatal Yoga

Stretches and Exercises to help your changing body adapt. Click for more

Private Lessons

In case your needs are better met by one-on-one instruction. Click for more

What Now? New Moms Group

Share concerns and get advice with other new moms. Click for more

Your Dog & Your Baby

Prepare your dog for the new arrival. Click for more

Your Newborn: The Owner's Manual

A fun way to get ready for the first few weeks. Click for more

Your Pet & Your Baby

Prepare your pet for the new arrival. Click for more

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