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Family Education Classes

We have been delivering quality family education for more than 30 years. Our Family Education classes are offered in multiple formats so that you can decide which works best for your family. We offer in-person, Zoom/live instructor classes as well as those you can complete online, at your own pace.

Registration is required for all classes

Register 24/7/365
Phone: 1-888-825-3227 (se habla español)

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Family Education Classes

  • Zoom virtual classes are scheduled with a live, trained facilitator, on a specific date and time. Registrants will receive a Zoom link with instructions to access the classroom in their confirmation email which is forwarded following registration

    • Zoom 1-day Childbirth Preparation
    • Zoom 4-week Childbirth Preparation
    • Zoom Breastfeeding Preparation
    • Zoom Newborn Preparation
    • Zoom Especially Yours (student sets the agenda for this private class, three hrs.)
    • Zoom Tools to Build a Better Birth (Labor coping skills, three hrs.)
    • Zoom Infant CPR and Child Safety

    1 stop Discount Package

    Spend a weekend day preparing for coming home with baby. Specially priced three-class package includes Breastfeeding Preparation, Newborn Preparation, and Infant CPR and Safety.

    *All classes subject to availability

  • Online classes are accessible 24/7. Registrants will receive login instructions to a webpage and a PIN in their confirmation email which is forwarded following registration.

    • Online Childbirth Preparation
    • Online Breastfeeding Preparation
    • Online Newborn Preparation
    • Online Cesarean Birth Preparation
    • Online Infant and Child Safety (no CPR, for CPR see In-Person or Zoom Infant CPR and Child Safety)
    • Online Waterbirth Basics FREE**
    • Online Midwifery Birth Center (MBC) at St. Joseph Orientation FREE***

    **Required for patients interested in delivering in water, and all patients planning to deliver at the Midwifery Birth Center.

    ***Required for MBC patients. Student must be an established patient of a midwife who practices at the MBC, who has confirmed the patient meets the criteria.

  • Please note: In-person classes are currently suspended

    In-Person/Live classes are hosted by a trained facilitator in a meeting space usually on the hospital campus, on a specific date and time. Registrants will receive an address with instructions to the classroom in their confirmation email which is forwarded following registration.

    • In-Person 1-day Childbirth Preparation
    • In-Person 4-week Childbirth Preparation
    • In-Person Breastfeeding Preparation
    • In-Person Newborn Preparation
    • In-Person Especially Yours (student sets the agenda for this private class, three hrs.)
    • In-Person Tools to Build a Better Birth (Labor coping skills, three hrs.)
    • In-Person Infant CPR and Child Safety

    1 stop Discount Package

    Spend a weekend day preparing for coming home with baby. Specially priced three-class package includes Breastfeeding Preparation, Newborn Preparation, and Infant CPR and Safety.

    *All classes subject to availability

Please note: In-person classes are currently suspended

Medicaid/Provider One

Childbirth Preparation classes are eligible for Medicaid/Provider One billing. Subject to change by the WA State Health Care Authority at any time.

Stork Express Free (Family Birth Center at St. Michael Medical Center)

Preadmission program at the Family Birth Center at St. Michael allows you to take care of most of the necessary paperwork and questions before delivery. Usually scheduled during the eighth month of pregnancy or about 30 days before your due date. Your appointment is conducted in-person or over the phone with a Labor and Delivery nurse.

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