WVU OB/GYN Childbirth Courses.We hope to empower each parent with the tools and knowledge needed for the delivery of their precious baby.

Our class is tailored for first-time parents. We educate mom and partner about expectations for the delivery process.

Topics include:

  • Stages of labor
  • Natural childbirth
  • Pain management assisted childbirth
  • Epidural
  • Cesarean section
  • Incorporation of Bradley and Lamaze relaxation methods during childbirth
  • Kangaroo care
  • Post-partum recovery

Childbirth Traditional Class

Cost: $60
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

The three class series is offered on the following dates:

  • August 15, 17, 22
  • September 12, 14, 19
  • October 19, 24, 26
  • November 2, 7, 9
  • November 30; December 5, 7

Childbirth Quick Class

Cost: $60
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

These weekend classes will take place on the following dates:

  • Saturday, July 15 and 22 – 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, August 12 and 19 – 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, September 23 and 30 – 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, October 21 – 9 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday, November 11 – 9 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday, December 9 and 16 – 9 am to 1 pm

Childbirth Refresher Class

A two-hour class offered to parents that have previously attended a childbirth class.
This class provides an overview of topics covered in the traditional childbirth class:

  • Stages of labor
  • Natural childbirth
  • Pain management assisted childbirth
  • Epidural
  • Cesarean section
  • Incorporation of Bradley and Lamaze relaxation methods during childbirth
  • Kangaroo care
  • Post-partum recovery

Cost: $30
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

The class is offered on the following dates:

  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, December 14