Next Session for Childbirth Ed Begins Nov. 1

WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace now offers Childbirth Education classes in once-per-week, six-week sessions.

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

The next six-week class begins Nov. 1 meets every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. through Dec. 13 (no class Nov. 22 on Thanksgiving) 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.