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Essentials of Childbirth Series

This four-week series of 3.5-hour interactive classes gives parents an in depth look at the valuable tools and evidence-based information to prepare for your birth. This month-long series is a great way to connect with other parents. Register for the start date of your choice from the options listed below.

Our instructor, a specially-trained registered nurse and doula, will cover the normal physical and emotional experiences of late-stage pregnancy, labor and birth including:

  • Natural options for coping with labor discomfort, including anesthesia and epidurals
  • Possible medical interventions, including cesarean birth
  • Tips for caring for yourself and your newborn at home or the "fourth trimester"
  • Labor coping techniques

Teacher: Sutay Berman RN, Doula, Childbirth Educator, IBCLC intern

A tour of the Family Birth Center is included.

Cancellations: A full refund, minus a $10.00 processing fee per class, will be given for cancellation requests received two or more weeks before the start of a class series. If you cancel less than 14 days in advance, you will receive a 50% refund. To request a refund, email

Need to reschedule? Send an email

Occasionally, we need to cancel a class due to low enrollment. If that occures, we will gladly enroll you in another class or provide a full refund.

Questions? Email or call 303-415-7244.

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  • Upcoming Events
  • Location

    Foothills Hospital

    4747 Arapahoe Ave
    Boulder, CO 80303

    Email or call 303-415-7244.

    Price: $150.00

    Room: Leo Hill A & B Conference Rooms, 1st floor

    Registration Type: Online Registration

    Registration Info: The class fee is $150.00 per couple.