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WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace Begins Childbirth Education Classes

WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace is happy to announce that it will offer Childbirth Education classes in once-per-week, six-week sessions starting on Thursday, Sept. 13.

Join WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace clinical educators, Erin Martin, BSN, RNC and Chelsea Wysinger, RN for the latest in Childbirth Education. 

This six-week class begins Sept. 13 meets every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. through Oct. 18 in the OB Team Room at the WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace at 101 N. Main Street in Coupeville. Each weekly class will cover a new topic including:

  • Preparation for labor and delivery including labor positions and partner coaching
  • Pain relief using non-medicated methods, as well as  nitrous oxide and epidurals
  • Hydrotherapy (jetted tub) and birthing ball uses
  • Anesthesia during labor
  • Feeding your infant including breast and bottle feeding
  • Initial baby care and car seat requirements
  • A tour of the birthplace
  • Preparation for delivery and going home with baby

Cost: $85 per six-week session

(Scholarships are available for financially-challenged women. Please contact Family Birthplace manager Jackie Bassett at 360-678-7656 ext. 2118 for more info.)

A second six-week session will be announced soon.

To register, please call Jackie Bassett at 360-678-7656 ext. 2118.