Childbirth Preparation Classes

These classes prepare mother and her support companion to become more physically, mentally, and emotionally ready for labor, birth, and postpartum. A variety of coaching, breathing, and relaxation techniques are demonstrated and practiced during class. Instruction covers the process of birth, pain management of labor, decision making, and the transition to parenthood.

Please note, classes are offered as either weeknight classes, (a 4 week series) or as a Saturday class, (all day class).

Registration:
Registration is required. Call (208) 381-9000.
Minimum class enrollment is 5 or class may be cancelled

Cost:
$60


Boise
Location
St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
South Tower - Anderson Center
100 E. Idaho Street, downtown Boise

Weeknight Classes

Time:
6:30 - 9:00pm

Days/Dates:

    2014
  • Tue., October 14, 21, 28, November 4
  • Mon., October 27, November 3, 10, 17
  • Tue., November 18, 25, December 2, 9
  • Mon., December 1, 8, 15, 22
  • 2015
  • Mon., January 12, 19, 26, February 2
  • Wed., January 14, 21, 28, February 4
  • Tue., January 27, February 3, 10, 17
  • Mon., February 16, 23, March 2, 9
  • Wed., February 18, 25, March 4, 11
  • Tue., March 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Mon., March 23, 30, April 6, 13
  • Wed., March 25, April 1, 8, 15
  • Tue., April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Mon., April 27, May 4, 11, 18
  • Wed., april 29, May 6, 13, 20
  • Tue., May 12, 19, 26, June 2
  • Mon., June 1, 8, 15, 22
  • Wed., June 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Tue., June 16, 23, 30, July 7

Saturday Class

Time:
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Days/Dates:

    2014
  • Sat., November 8
  • Sat., December 6
  • 2015
  • Sat., January 10
  • Sat., February 7
  • Sat., March 7
  • Sat., April 4
  • Sat., May 2
  • Sat., May 30
  • Sat., June 6

Meridian
St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center
520 South Eagle Road
I84 and Eagle Road, Meridian

Weeknight Classes

Time:
6:30 - 9:00pm

Days/Dates:

    2014
  • Tue., October 21, 28, November 4, 11 
  • Tue., November 25, December 2, 9, 16 
  • 2015
  • Tue., January 6, 13, 20, 27  
  • Tue., February 10, 17, 24, March 3
  • Thu., February 12, 19, 26, March 5
  • Tue., March 17, 24, 31, April 7
  • Thu., March 19, 26, April 2, 9
  • Tue., April 21, 28, May 5, 12
  • Thu., April 23, 30, May 7, 14
  • Tue., May 26, June 2, 9, 16
  • Thu., May 28, June 4, 11, 18
  • Tue., June 30, July 7, 14, 21

Saturday Class

Time:
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Days/Dates:

    2014
  • Sat., October 25
  • Sat., November 22
  • Sat., December 20
  • 2015
  • Sat., January 24
  • Sat., January 31
  • Sat., February 21
  • Sat., March 21
  • Sat., April 18
  • Sat., May 16
  • Sat., June 20

Additional Information:
Dress comfortably.
Please bring your spouse, partner, or other support person.
Please bring two (2) bed pillows.

If there are any special arrangements (interpreters) you need in order to attend this class, please call 381-9000 to register.

The information provided in our Birth and Parenting classes is designed for general educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your health or the health of your child, you should always consult with your physician or other health care professional.


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