Childbirth Education is offered every other month as a 4 week series. Our Certified Childbirth Educators (Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc.) are also RNs on the OB staff.

fbc-jmc-cbe-photo-1 2018 Childbirth Education Schedule

*Each series is 4 classes and should be taken in order.
*Classes are held from 7PM – 9PM on the dates below.

Expected Delivery In:
February or March 2018
April or May 2018
June or July 2018
August or September 2018
October or November 2018
December or January 2018
Please Attend Classes:
January 4th, 11th , 18th, 25th
March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
May 3rd, 10th, 17th , 24th
July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th

Prepared Childbirth Education Outline
The cost for the 4 week series is $60 for each couple.
Pre-registration is necessary & information can be obtained by calling 304-728-1713.fbc-jmc-cbe-photo-2

Instructors: Tasheema Bullock, RNC-MNN,CCE, OB Clinical Coordinator & Amy Blue, RN, IBCLC
Contact Number: (304) 728-1713

(Click Here to download Registration Packet)


Week 1

“All About Labor”
• Welcome & Introductions
• Goals & Outcomes of Course
• Pre-term Labor
• Early labor signs/symptoms
• True vs. False Labor
• Timing Contractions
• When to call provider/  come to hospital
• What to expect on arrival
• What to bring to the hospital
• Stages of Labor
• Effacement & Dilation
• Pelvic Stations
• Inductions of Labor
• Medical Interventions
• Medications and Epidurals
• Vaginal Births

Week 2

Natural Labor and Relaxation Techniques
• Fear, Anxiety, Pain & Tension
• Comfort and Support Measures
• Guided Imagery and Relaxation
• Environmental setting
• Support Persons
• Hydrotherapy
• Positions for Labor
• Positioning & Latch-on
• Breastfeeding Nutrition
• Formula Preparation

Week 3
• Cesarean Birth
• Post-partum care
• Discharge Planning/ What to expect
• Birth Certificate
• Paternity
• What can prolong your hospital stay
• Immunizations Mom & Baby
***OB Unit Tour***

Week 4
• Birth Plan
• Newborn Care
• Hospital Safety and procedures of newborn
• Car seats
• Family Planning
• Informed Decision Making
• Questions & Review
• Evaluation