Hand on Bump

***All Classes are now being offered on Zoom through August.

Childbirth Education

Informative and Compassionate

Comprehensive classes which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum.

Topics Include:

  • Signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person.

  • Comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, medication & anesthesia.  

  • Birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary & communicating with your care provider.

  • Induction of labor and cesarean delivery. 

  • Postpartum changes and  the newborn at & after delivery.

  • A tour of the maternity unit is included. 

Class Schedule


Saturday 9:00 - 4:00 

on Zoom

June 18th

July 23rd

August 13th

September 17th

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

May 19th - June 16th 


@ Newton Wellesley Hospital


2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

February 27th - March 27th 
May 1st - May 29th

June 26th - July 24th

September 11th - October 9th


6:00 pm -8:30 pm

May 25th - June 22nd

August 10th - September 7th

Sunday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm


@ Newton Wellesley Hospital

August 11th - September 8th

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Infant Care @

Newton Wellesley Hospital

Wednesday July 31st
Wednesday August 28th 
Wednesday September 18th