INTRODUCTION: Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida offers a comprehensive program of childbirth education classes in various locations and dates in either a three -week series or an all-day Saturday "marathon" class.
In this one -day, crash course, you and your partner will be provided information relevant to giving birth in a hospital-setting ,while you increase your confidence in the birthing process. This class includes information on the following:
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. You only have your first baby once: Prepare and learn all you can!
Expectant parents are encouraged to complete this class between their 32nd -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 rehearsal
You do not have to be a Baptist Health patient. Everyone is welcome to attend our classes
CLASS FORMAT: Single day "marathon" class. Lunch is own your own.
CLASS PREREQUISITE: None
CLASS REGISTRATION:.Registration & pre-payment is required. Registration includes you and your partner.
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville -DuPont Auditorium -directions on ticket
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. 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" direct link above, you can call 904.202.3140
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You don't need the ticket since once registered, your are on the roster. However, for your convenience, we have added directions to the class location to the ticket.
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.