Childbirth can be an amazing experience. Knowing what to expect during the delivery and beyond can help new parents concentrate on the birth and not the unknown.
CHI Health offers a variety of childbirth and parenting classes. It’s easy to find exactly what you need.
Prepared childbirth is the first and most important class you will take. You will learn exactly what to expect during the birthing process so there are no surprises during labor. It meets once a week for six weeks or as an extended class on Saturdays. Classes fill up fast so register early so you will be in the class during your third trimester.
There are a lot of other classes to help you and your family get ready for the big day.
Classes are offered at the area CHI Health facilities – Bergan Mercy, Creighton University Medical Center, Mercy, and Lakeside. There’s a class for just about everything you need If you have already chosen a facility for your delivery, you may want to attend classes at that facility. If you have not chosen a facility, or would like to attend a class that better fits your schedule, don't hesitate to register at any of our facilities.
Childbirth Education Classes
To register for any class at any campus, simply click below or call 1-402-398-6550. Experienced registration staff members will assist you to register and suggest other classes which you might find interesting.
- Advanced Relaxation Techniques
- Breastfeeding Support Groups
- Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding
- Caring for Your Baby
- Grandparent's Class
- Hospital Maternity Tour
- Infant Massage
- Infant/Child Safety and CPR
- Multiple Blessings
- New Parent Class
- Prepared Childbirth - Saturday Sessions
- Prepared Childbirth Express
- Prepared Childbirth Refresher
- Prepared Childbirth Series
- Sibling Sneak Peek
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes as most classes have activities on the floor. You may want to bring a pillow to sit on during classroom time.
Children are not allowed to attend childbirth classes (with the exception of the Sibling Class) and childcare is not provided. Please make arrangements for your children.