Childbirth Education

WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace is happy to announce Childbirth Education classes in once-per-week, six-week sessions, as well as easy one-day sessions.
  • When Aug 22, 2019 06:00 PM to Sep 26, 2019 08:00 PM (US/Pacific / UTC-700)
  • Where WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace OB Team Room, New Wing
  • Contact Name Jackie Bassett, RNC, BSN, MA, MBA, Manager of WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace
  • Contact Phone 360-678-7656 ext. 2118
  • Attendees Pregnant women and their childbirth partners.
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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 Aug. 22 and meets every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. through Sept. 26 or take the next one-day session 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. 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, please complete this form here or call Jackie Bassett at 360-678-7656 ext. 2118.

Upcoming Dates for Childbirth Classes: 

  • 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 22 to Sept. 26
  • 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 10 to Nov. 21 (No class on Halloween)

One Day Classes:

  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21