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 "marathon" event!
In this one day, crash course, you and your partner will increase your confidence in the birthing process as you gain a better understanding of what to expect during labor and birth. This one-day class 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 in labor
Basic newborn information
Expectant parents are encouraged to complete this one-day comprehensive class between their 32th -37th week so register early as space is limited.
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-all are welcome to attend our classes!
CLASS FORMAT: Single day "marathon" class. Lunch is own your own.
CLASS PREREQUISITE: None
CLASS REGISTRATION: Seating is limited. Registration & pre-payment is required. One registration includes you and your partner.
INSTRUCTOR: RN Childbirth Educators
CLASS LOCATION: Baptist Medical Center Nassau Conference Room
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. For additonal questions, you may also call 904-202-3140
A limited number of spots are available for Baptist Health employees. Please call 904.202.3140 for details. To attend the session, you must bring your Baptist Health employee badge to the class.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
In addition to the "contact host" email listed, you can call 904-202-3140 and leave a message. We will return you call by the next business day.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, once you are registered, you are 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.