Our Prepared Childbirth One-Day Class is designed to help prepare you and your partner for the birthing process, including tips to make you more comfortable during labor. Taught by experienced obstetrics nurses, this one-time, eight-hour class is ideal for those who have had children before and are looking for a refresher course in the delivery experience. (First-time moms are encouraged to take our Prepared Childbirth Series, if schedules permit.)
This course includes a complete tour of the Maternity and Women's Center of Sacred Heart Hospital. Partners are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Registration is required. Cost is $50 per couple. Only one registration is needed per couple. Scholarships are available. For scholarship information, call 850-416-6378 (NEST).
To see our list of available dates and choose your preferred class, please see the drop-down box labeled "Available Dates" at the very top of this page.
Please bring to each class a pillow, as well as a towel, blanket or yoga mat for sitting on the floor.
This class meets in Classroom C/D of Sacred Heart Hospital, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola. When you arrive for this class, please park in the Ninth Avenue garage or in the lot in front of the Children’s Hospital. Once in The Children’s Hospital lobby, head towards the café via the hallway from the back-left corner. Take the first hallway on your right, which has restrooms and a set of double doors. Pass through the double doors, and look for Classroom C/D.
Several breaks, including a lunch break, will be given. Food, snacks and drinks are welcome. The hospital café and onsite Wendy’s, Subway and Starbucks are available.
For more information about this class or your pregnancy experience, please call The Nesting Place Women’s Boutique at 850-416-6378 (NEST) or visit www.sacred-heart.org/childbirth.
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Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola
Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is a 566-bed acute care hospital that has been rated by area consumers as the most preferred hospital in the Pensacola area and the best for quality and reputation. For 100 years, our mission has been to provide high-quality compassionate healthcare to all persons in need, with special attention to those who are poor or vulnerable.
More women choose to have their babies at Sacred Heart than at any other hospital in Northwest Florida. Along with the region’s only Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - the highest level of care available for infants who are born premature or critically ill - Sacred Heart offers a 24-hour emergency room especially dedicated to treating unexpected issues in pregnant women. Sacred Heart is also home to Northwest Florida’s Regional Perinatal Center for women with high-risk pregnancies, who are at risk for complications during pregnancy, or whose unborn children are not developing correctly. The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is Northwest Florida's only hospital dedicated to the care of sick and injured newborns and children.