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

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

2018

  • November 8, 13, 15

2019

  • January 22, 24, 29
  • February 19, 21, 26
  • March 19, 21, 26
  • April 16, 18, 23
  • May 14, 16, 21
  • June 18, 20, 25
  • July 16, 18, 23
  • August 20, 22, 27
  • September 17, 19, 24
  • October 8, 10, 15
  • November 12, 14, 19
  • December 10, 12, 17

Childbirth Quick Class

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

These Saturday classes will take place on the following dates:

2018

  • November 3, 10

2019

  • January 5
  • March 9
  • May 4
  • July 13

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 Center location.

The class is offered on the following dates:

2018

  • Tuesday, November 6

2019

  • Monday, February 11
  • Monday, April 8
  • Monday, June 24
  • Monday, August 12
  • 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 – 7 p.m.
Location: The group meets at the University Town Center location.

The class is offered on the following dates:

2018

  • November 29
  • December 3

2019

  • February 12
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July TBA
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 22
  • November 5
  • December 3