Childbirth Education

WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace is happy to announce Childbirth Education classes in once-per-week, six-week sessions.

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

The next six-week class begins Monday, Dec. 2 and meets every Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. through Jan. 6. The class meets 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.)

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

Upcoming Dates for Childbirth Classes: 

  • Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 2 to Jan. 6

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 27 to March 2

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, March 23 to April 27

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, May 11 to June 22 (No class on May 25.)

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, July 13 to Aug. 24

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 14 to Oct. 19

    Six-week session:  6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 2 to Dec. 7

One Day Classes:

  • TBA