City Births
Childbirth Education

Childbirth Preparation: We offer classes in both English and Spanish. SE Ofrecen Clases en Espanol

We realize that your free time is valuable, most people do not have weeks or entire weekends to devote to classes.  Our small groups allow you to cover in our one day intensive, the same information that would take weeks in larger groups.

Small classes providing comprehensive information on Childbirth with an emphasis on the reality of birth in NYC: 

  • How your body prepares for labor and how  to recognize the signs of labor
  • The stages of labor - what to expect at each stage 
  • Timing contractions and when to go to hospital or birthing center
  • What to expect when you arrive at the hospital or birthing center
  • Natural Coping techniques
  • Monitoring
  • Pain Medication Options
  • Induction
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Tips for Partners
  • Tips on the best way to travel in NYC during labor!

The purpose is to present labor as a normal body process and to offer you the most comprehensive information for a more fulfilling birthing experience.

All instructors are certified childbirth educators and have attended births at all of the major NYC Hospitals and Birth Centers.

Class Details:

Childbirth Preparation is a 6.5-hour one-day intensive class or over two weeknights.  Lunch is provided on the weekend classes.

When to take:  Any time in your third trimester.

Class Cost:

$395 per couple. This includes the pregnant mom and her partner or support person.  Click to register