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.

This three-class series is offered on the following dates:

2017

  • November 30; December 5, 7

2018

  • January 18, 23, 25
  • February 15, 20, 22
  • March 22, 27, 29
  • May 15, 17, 22
  • June 19, 21, 26
  • July 17, 19, 24
  • August 21, 23, 28
  • September 18, 20, 25
  • October 16, 18, 23
  • November 8, 13, 15

Childbirth Quick Class

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

These Saturday classes will take place on the following dates:

2017

  • October 21 – 9 am to 4 pm
  • November 11 – 9 am to 4 pm

2018

  • January 20, 27
  • March 17, 24
  • May 12, 19
  • July 14, 21

Childbirth Refresher Class

This is a two-hour class offered to parents and grandparents to learn up-to-date information about topics covered in traditional child birth classes. The 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:

2017

  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, December 14

2018

  • Tuesday, February 27
  • Tuesday, May 8
  • Tuesday, July 10
  • Tuesday, September 11
  • Tuesday, November 6

Short and Sweet Childbirth Class

This class provides the same information offered in Traditional and Quick classes but without the guest speakers. This class was created with the hope of being able to provide the needed information to our patients in an efficient manner for those who may have limited time, limited access to transportation, and/or just want the information without the extra participation events of traditional classes.

Cost: $45
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

The class is offered on the following dates:

2017

  • Tuesday, November 7
  • Wednesday, November 29