Childbirth Education Classes in Seattle

There are 3 classes offered in Seattle. Classes appear in order of start date.

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The Lamaze® Birth and Parenting Preparation Series

Taught by Kim James, ICCE, LCCE, BDT(DONA) through Great Starts® at Northwest Hospital

What we do in class: •Practice labor pain coping skills and techniques • Practice position and alignment skills for the most efficient labor and birth • Create birth environments that enhance your ability to cope • Manage fear, stress and anxiety for childbirth and parenting challenges • Practice making shared decisions with our medical care providers • Learn when medical tools and procedures enhance health and well-being and when they do not • Learn how to use pain medications for maximum satisfaction and effectiveness • Discover new skills for postpartum communication and harmony with your partner • Learn breastfeeding skills for easier initiation • Practice skills for calming newborns and getting more sleep

Cost: $305.00

8 classes for a total of 16 hours

Classes meet Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Classes start April 30 and end June 18

Northwest Hospital
1550 N 115th St, Seattle WA 98133
206-789-0883

class photo

The Lamaze® Birth and Parenting Preparation Series

Taught by Kim James, ICCE, LCCE, BDT(DONA) through Great Starts® at Northwest Hospital

What we do in class: •Practice labor pain coping skills and techniques • Practice position and alignment skills for the most efficient labor and birth • Create birth environments that enhance your ability to cope • Manage fear, stress and anxiety for childbirth and parenting challenges • Practice making shared decisions with our medical care providers • Learn when medical tools and procedures enhance health and well-being and when they do not • Learn how to use pain medications for maximum satisfaction and effectiveness • Discover new skills for postpartum communication and harmony with your partner • Learn breastfeeding skills for easier initiation • Practice skills for calming newborns and getting more sleep

Cost: $305.00

8 classes for a total of 16 hours

Classes meet Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Classes start June 25 and end August 13

Northwest Hospital
1550 N 115th St, Seattle WA 98133
206-789-0883

class photo

The Lamaze® Birth and Parenting Preparation Series

Taught by Kim James, ICCE, LCCE, BDT(DONA) through Great Starts® at Northwest Hospital

What we do in class: •Practice labor pain coping skills and techniques • Practice position and alignment skills for the most efficient labor and birth • Create birth environments that enhance your ability to cope • Manage fear, stress and anxiety for childbirth and parenting challenges • Practice making shared decisions with our medical care providers • Learn when medical tools and procedures enhance health and well-being and when they do not • Learn how to use pain medications for maximum satisfaction and effectiveness • Discover new skills for postpartum communication and harmony with your partner • Learn breastfeeding skills for easier initiation • Practice skills for calming newborns and getting more sleep

Cost: $305.00

8 classes for a total of 16 hours

Classes meet Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Classes start October 1 and end November 19

Northwest Hospital
1550 N 115th St, Seattle WA 98133
206-789-0883