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


St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
South Tower - Anderson Center
100 E. Idaho Street, downtown Boise
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St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center
520 South Eagle Road
I84 and Eagle Road, Meridian
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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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