The Understanding Birth: Twins or More class is a consecutive four- week course that meets two hours each session. If you’re expecting more than one baby we encourage you to attend this class. When registering please only register for Class One, the next three class rosters will be completed from Class One registration, being held on the same weekday, time and location.
This class covers essential information specific to multiple pregnancy, such as labor, delivery and cesarean birth. During class in week two you will be given a tour of the Iowa Methodist Maternity Center and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Understanding Birth: Twins or More does not cover Newborn Care, Breastfeeding or Comfort Techniques. Please see separate schedules to register for those.
Attention: September 2017 Class will be held in the Center for Advocacy & Outreach Department at Blank Children's Hospital, on the Lower Level of Anna Blank Building. Use the elevator to access the Center for Advocacy & Outreach department entrance is in the Powell Crossover hallway. The Center for Advocacy & Outreach map/ directions.
Classes are at Iowa Methodist Medical Center are held in the Education and research Center. View maps and directions to Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the Education and Research Center . Woodland doors will be locked.
Click on the Register Now buttons above to register for an upcoming class. Registration must be completed online, if you’ve already registered and need to cancel your registration, please call 515.241.6763
For cancellations due to inclement weather, please tune into local TV or Radio stations. Cancellations will also be posted on our website at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines. Notification of cancellations will be made via email or phone call with information provided on registration.
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