Skagit Valley Hospital offers an express childbirth course held Saturday and Sunday mornings. This course is best taken in your seventh or eighth month of pregnancy. Registration includes you and your labor support partner. You will learn labor support techniques, practice optimal labor and birth positions, develop pain-coping and relaxation skills and discuss options for pain medications and other medical interventions including cesarean birth. Initial feeding, early newborn care and postpartum adjustments will also be covered. A tour is included. The fee is $95. Medical coupons are accepted. Questions, call 360-814-2424.
Class dates: May 2 and 3.