Prepared, Express & Cesarean Childbirth Classes for Canton & Surrounding Communities

Prepared Childbirth Classes 

Mercy offers this four-week course especially for new families experiencing their first pregnancy and preparing for birth. It covers the pregnancy continuum from third trimester to delivery to home as a family. This is a great way for families to gain an overview of what is available to you as a patient and answer your questions. A tour of Mercy Maternity Services is offered in the fourth week of class.

To register, you must be at least six months pregnant at the start of classes. Also, to ensure appropriate class size, you may bring only one support person.

Cost: $40

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Special Prepared Childbirth Classes Each December

In December, Mercy offers this special course for families on a tight schedule. It will meet Wednesday and Thursday for two weeks beginning at 6:30 pm. This course covers the pregnancy continuum from third trimester to delivery to home as a family. This is a great way for families to gain an overview of what is available to you as a patient and answer your questions. A tour of our Maternicy unit is included for our families in this class.

December 2017

December 2018


Express Childbirth Class

This course is designed for families with challenging schedules. It is held one Saturday a month from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This class allows for a 30-minute lunch break on your own. It is a condensed class that provides an overview of childbirth and includes a tour of maternity services. However, there will be no comfort measures taught. Additional classes recommended. This class can also be utilized as a refresher course for families with older children. 

To register, you must be at least six months pregnant by the date of the class. Also, to ensure appropriate class size, you may bring only one support person.

Cost: $50

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Cesarean Birth Class

This course is designed for families who have been scheduled in advance for a C-section for various reasons. This class is a one-night class from 6:30-9 pm with a tour of Mercy Maternity Services.

To register, you must be at least six months pregnant by the date of the class. Also, to ensure appropriate class size, you may bring only one support person.

Cost: $10.00

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Sign Up for 2018 Classes

 
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