INTRODUCTION: Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida offers a comprehensive curriculum of childbirth classes in various locations and dates in a three -week series or an all-day Saturday intensive class.
In this three week, (one-night per week series), you and your partner will increase your confidence in the birthing process as you gain a better understanding of what to expect during lthe last few weeks of pregnancy, labor and birth. This series includes information on the following:
- Discomforts of the last trimester
Preterm labor, warning signs and when to go to the hospital
Epidurals or natural birth-learning more about your options
Your partner's role during labor
What to expect in the hospital
Comfort measures, breathing & relaxation in labor
Basic newborn information
By learning the essentials of childbirth taught by experienced childbirth educators, you'll be given the tools to help you make the best choices for the birth of your baby.
Please Note: Some breathing and relaxation is included in this class but you will not practice on the floor. For couples desiring additional lamaze-type techniques, we offer a supplemental one-night "Comfort Measures for Labor "class, This comfort measures class includes additional breathing exercises, progressive relaxation, imagery, positioning and labor rehersal.
You do not have to be a Baptist Health patient. Everyone is welcome to attend our classes!
CLASS PREREQUISITE: None, but expectant parents are encouraged to complete this series between their 34th-37th week of pregnancy.
CLASS REGISTRATION: Seating is limited. Registration & pre-payment is required through eventbrite to reserve your spot.
Experienced RN Childbirth Educators
Baptist South Azalea Conference room located on the first floor beside the gift shop
Take a virtual tour of each of our Baptist hospital maternity suites
CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY:
To accommodate others who may wish to attend this class, we ask that all cancellations be submitted at least 72 hours prior to the start of the class. If you paid a fee for the event, and you submitted the cancellation notice 72 hours or more prior to the start of the event, you can either apply the class fee to another Baptist Health event or request a refund. Please submit your cancellation instructions here via Contact the Host.
A limited number of spots are available for Baptist Health employees. Go you your employee login and under my benefits, you will find additional information on how to register as an employee.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
In addition to the "contact host" email link above, you can call 904-202-3140.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, once registered, you're on the roster.
When & Where
Baptist Health is the only nonprofit, mission-driven, community-owned healthcare system in North Florida. We are here to serve the community’s needs with the area’s most comprehensive healthcare network, providing a full spectrum of high-quality clinical services across the continuum of care to support your family’s health and wellbeing at every stage of life. Noted by our community for having the best doctors, best nurses and best overall quality, our circle of care is unlike any other in our region.