Classes and Tours for Expecting Parents


Registration

Registration is required for all classes and tours. Click here for the registration form.

Prepared Childbirth Classes for 2015*

You and your birthing partner will learn about the birthing process including breathing and relaxation techniques, pain relief options for labor and deliver and postpartum care. Family Birth Center tours will be included when there is room. We strongly recommend taking this class around the 28th – 30th week of pregnancy. Cost is $30 per couple. Pre-registration is required. Apply early, as space is limited.

All classes meet from 6 to 9 p.m. for four weeks in the Cape Fear Valley Education Center on Village Drive.

January 5, 12, 19 & 26
March 2, 9, 16 & 23
June 1, 8, 15 & 22
October 5, 12, 19, 26

* All dates are subject to change 


Saturday Accelerated Childbirth Classes for 2015*

We now offer a one-day Prepared Childbirth class! You get all of the information from the four-week classes in one eight-hour day! Cost is $30 per couple and pre-registration is required. Apply early, as space is limited. All classes meet from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the following Saturdays. These classes are held at the Cape Fear Valley Education Center, 3418 Village Drive.    

January 3
February 7
March 7
April 11
May 2
June 6
July 11 & 25
August 1
September 5
October 3
November 7 & 21
December 5

* All dates are subject to change


Family Birth Center Evening Tours for 2015*

On our Family Birth Center Tour, you’ll see our home-like Labor, Delivery & Recovery suites and our Family Centered Care Unit, where you’ll stay after you’ve had the baby. Our FREE tours are offered at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

January 6, 13, 20 & 27
February 3, 10, 17 & 24
March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
April 7, 14, 21 & 28
May 5, 12, 19 & 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
July 7, 14, 21 & 28
August 4, 11, 18 & 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
October 6, 13, 20 & 27
November 3, 10, 17 & 24
December 1, 8, 15 & 29

* All dates are subject to change


Breastfeeding Classes for 2015*

Breastfeeding is not only convenient, it also has health benefits for both mother and child. This class covers all basics, including practical solutions to common problems, and gets you prepared to begin breastfeeding. Fathers are welcome to attend this FREE class. These classes are held at the Cape Fear Valley Education Center, 3418 Village Drive from 6-7:30 p.m.

January 7 & 21
February 4 & 18
March 4 & 18
April 1 & 22
May 6 & 20
June 3 & 17
July 1, 15 & 29
August 12, 26
September 9 & 23
October 7 & 21
November 4 & 18
December 2, 16 & 30

* All dates are subject to change