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:

  • May 4, 9, 11
  • June 20, 22, 27
  • July 11, 13, 18
  • August 15, 17, 22
  • September 12, 14, 19

Childbirth Quick Class

Cost: $60
Time: Class time runs 9 am – 1 pm.
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

These four-hour classes run two consecutive weekends on the following dates:

  • Saturday, April 22 and 29
  • Saturday, May 13 and 30
  • Saturday, June 17 and 24
  • Saturday, July 15 and 22
  • Saturday, August 12 and 19
  • Saturday, September 23 and 30

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, April 27
  • Thursday, July 20