In-Person Event

Birth Basics

This class will cover essential information on pre-labor, stages of labor, vaginal delivery, medical procedures, medical pain relief options available

This class will cover essential information on pre-labor, stages of labor, vaginal delivery, medical procedures, medical pain relief options available to you and Cesarean birth. Birth Basics does not cover Newborn Care, Breastfeeding, Comfort Techniques or Maternity Tours.


Click on the Register button below to register for this class. One ticket gets in two people, so if you and your partner are planning to attend together, you can register as one ticket. If you've already registered and need to cancel your registration, please call 515-241-6763 or email brittney.haskins@unitypoint.org


Class may be cancelled due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If this should happen, you will be notified by e-mail and/or phone call and given the opportunity to register for the next available class. For news, updates and tips, follow Blank Children's Hospital on our Facebook page.


Classes at Iowa Methodist Medical Center are held in the Education & Research Center (ERC). View Maps & Directions to Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the Education & Research Center. Please note: the Woodland Avenue doors will be locked.  View this video for parking and finding the ERC.

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