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
  • Postpartum recovery

Childbirth Traditional Class

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

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

2019

  • November 12, 14, 19
  • December 10, 12, 17

2020

  • January 9, 14, 16
  • February 4, 6, 11
  • March 10, 12, 17
  • April 7, 9, 14
  • May 19, 21, 26
  • June 16, 18, 23
  • July 21, 23, 28
  • August 18, 20, 25
  • September 15, 17, 22
  • October 20, 22, 27
  • November 3, 5, 10
  • December 1, 3, 8

Childbirth Quick Class

Cost: $60
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

These Saturday classes will take place on the following dates:

2019

  • October 26
  • December 7

2020

  • February 1
  • April 4
  • June 27
  • August 15
  • October 10
  • December 5

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.

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

The class is offered on the following dates:

2019

  • Monday, October 21
  • Monday, December 2

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: 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: The group meets at the University Town Centre location.

The class is offered on the following dates:

2019

  • November 5
  • December 3

2020

  • January 23
  • February 27
  • March 19
  • April 30
  • May 28
  • June 29
  • July 9
  • August 27
  • September 24
  • October 29
  • November 19
  • December 15