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

2022/2023

Saturday 9:00 - 4:00 

on Zoom

December 10th 

January 21th

February 4th

March 25th

June 17th 

Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

December 1st - December 29th 

January 12th - February 9th
February 23rd - March 23rd 

April 6th - May 4th

May 18th - June 15th 

HypnoBirthing

@ Newton Wellesley Hospital

Sunday

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

November 20th - December 18th

February 12th - March 12th

April 16th - May 14th 

June 4th - July 2nd

Wednesday

6:00 pm -8:30 pm

October 19th - November 16th 

Sunday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

HypnoBirthing

@ 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

Saturday

November 19th 

March 4th

Sunday 

December 18th

January 22nd

April 16th

June 11th

Saturday / Sunday

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

November 19th & 20th

April 1st & 2nd

May 20th & 21st

Tuesday 

6:00 - 9:00

November 15th - November 29th