Childbirth and Newborn Education

The Childbirth and Newborn Education Class is intended to prepare expectant parents for labor, birth, the post-partum period, and caring for the newborn.

Pregnant women breathingIt is conveniently offered as a one day class on a Saturday and covers a variety of topics including:

  • The birthing process and stages of labor
  • Pain management relaxation techniques & options
  • Cesarean section preparation and postpartum recovery
  • General newborn care: bathing, burping, & diapering
  • Soothing techniques & signs of illness
  • Safety & more!

This course also includes a virtual tour of the triage, labor and delivery, and mother baby unit. 


UF Health keeps the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers a top priority, and at this time we are not holding in-person classes but will be offering virtual Childbirth and Newborn education classes via Zoom.