The January 20th cancelled class is rescheduled for February 4th.
Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you all the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby in one day! Learn the importance of the Birth Partner during labor and delivery and how they can support mom. Couples will be taught labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, focusing and positioning) to help deal with labor and facilitate birth. Discover pain management techniques and choices including when you can get an epidural and how to approach, should you choose, natural childbirth. Time will be spent discussing when to go to the hospital, creating a flexible birth plan, and what to expect after the baby is born. Breakfast and lunch vouchers are provided for in person classes.
Discounts are available for MedStar Health Associates, MedStar Family Choice, Military with spouse deployed, and other Medical Assistance participants. Please call 1-888-746-2852 for discount information.
Fee: $110.00 per couple.
- For all Prepared Childbirth Class, please be sure to bring 2 pillows.
- Arrive early to have time to get breakfast (voucher provided).
- Breakfast and Lunch vouchers provided.
- Make sure to Bring Dad or Support Person with you to class.
Class will be held in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd floor of the original part of the hospital. You will receive an email 3-5 days prior to class, with details of class, such as, directions to classroom, parking, and what to bring.
*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is canceled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.