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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.

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"
  • This class includes a labor coping techniques

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

A tour of the Family Birth Center is included.

January 8, 15, 22, 29

February 26, March 5th, 12, 19

April 30, May 7, 14, 21

June 4, 11, 18, 25

August 27, September 3, 10, 17

October 29, November 5, 12, 19

Cancellations: A Full refund, minus a $10.00 processing fee per class, will be given for cancellation requests received 2 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, we will gladly enroll you in another class or provide a full refund.

Questions? Email or call 303-415-7244.

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  • 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.