This two and a half hour class for expectant parents is a more in depth study and practice of how to manage pain with less medical intervention. Topics include breathing, relaxation, visualization, focal points, positions and movement techniques during the time when labor begins.
*This class does not replace Understanding Birth: Series or Express. Attendance at these classes is encouraged as well. *
Comfort Techniques classes are held at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Methodist West Hospital. Please take note when registering.
Classes at Iowa Methodist Medical Center are held in the Education & Research Center. View maps and directions to Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the Education & Research Center . *Please note the Woodland doors will be locked.
Classes at Methodist West are held in the Conference Center. View maps and directions to Methodist West.
- 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
- Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If this should happen you will be notified by email or phone one week in advance and given the opportunity to register for the next available classes.
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