Labor and delivery classes

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

This nationally acclaimed “best practice” program helps equip expecting and new dads with the basic skills and confidence they need to bond with their infants, support their partners, provide a safe and healthy home environment for their new family and enjoy the process of transforming into a father. Hands-on baby care training is also provided. This class is offered in partnership with the...

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

Get a head start on successful breastfeeding before your new baby arrives. Topics include initiating breastfeeding; techniques and positions; selecting the correct breastpump and supplies for your needs; correct breastmilk storage; problem solving; and day-to-day management. Partners are encouraged to attend.

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

This American Heart Association safety course is designed for parents, family, friends, and care-givers of infants and children. Attendees will learn how to respond to and deliver CPR and relieve choking to manage emergency illness and injury until professional help arrives.

Topics also include injury prevention, environmental emergencies and car seat education. Attendees will receive ...

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

This seven-hour class is designed for people with busy schedules or for those expectant parents who live outside Flagstaff. Topics include in-depth information on the labor and childbirth process, role of the support person, comfort measures, medications, anesthesia and relaxation and breathing techniques. A physician from Forest Country Anesthesia provides an Anesthesia Question and Answer...

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

This new 3-week series is for those who are looking for a comprehensive course focuses on preparing for a natural and unmedicated pregnancy, labor, and parenting lifestyle. Topics will include nutrition, exercise, unmedicated labor, postpartum experiences, breastfeeding, and newborn care. This class is not limited to first time parents. You can attend at any point in your pregnancy.

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare
There’s so much to learn about caring for your new baby! This comprehensive three-hour class covers diapering, swaddling, infant safety, immunizations, cord and circumcision care, health concerns and car seat safety.
Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

New parent packages make classes more affordable to help first-time parents. The price of each package is for mother and her partner. Purchase a package and save $25!

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

Parenting 101 offers expecting and new parents an exciting evening of important parenting and infant development information. Topics include sleep, nutrition, development, signs of illness, managing parental stress and healthy family adaptation to a new baby. Attend this class before or after your baby is born. This class is a must for all expecting and new first-time parents. Babies are...

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

Expectant mothers can increase energy levels, relieve discomfort and maintain a calm and healthy focus through the use of yoga. Safe and gentle exercises, postures and breathing techniques are introduced. This class is presented as a two class series. Taught by a Labor and Delivery nurse and certified prenatal yoga instructor.

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

This three-week series is for those who may not be able to attend an all-day Saturday class and who prefer to have more breathing and relaxation practice sessions and more opportunities to interact with other expecting parents. Topics include labor, delivery and the postpartum period; relaxation and breathing techniques with three practice sessions; comfort measures and coping strategies; ...

Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare
Tummy time is not only an important way to prevent flat spots on your baby's head, but it is also an important part of your baby's normal growth. Tummy time improves neck and shoulder strength, which helps your baby learn to sit up, crawl, and walk. Tummy time also helps improve your baby's motor function, which is important to crawling, walking, and eventually holding blocks and toys, and...
Child birth education, Northern Arizona Healthcare

Congratulations! You are expecting a baby and it is an exciting time. Our Childbirth Education, or CBE, team at Verde Valley Medical Center is here to help you and your family prepare for this experience. We offer a variety of classes and services to give you the information and assistance you will need for birth and beyond. Classes are taught by Labor and Delivery nurses and certified,...

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