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

May 22nd 

June 12th

July 3rd

July 31st

August 21st

September 11th

October 2nd

October 30th

November 20th

November 11th

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

June 17th - July 22nd (no class July 15th

August 5th - September 2nd

September 16th - October 14th

October 21st - November 18th

December 2nd - 30th


@ Newton Wellesley Hospital


2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

July 18th - August 15th
October 17th - November 14th

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


6:00 - 9:00 PM

June 8th

July 6th

July 27th

August 10th

August 24th

September 14th

October 5th

November 2nd

(Monday) November 22nd

December 7th

December 21st


10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 June 27th

July 25th

August 15th

October 17th

November 14th

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June 2nd - June 28th

July 19th - August 9th


6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

December 6th - 20th