Understanding Birth Hybrid Course Registration

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Combine the convenience of learning at home at your own pace and practicing the hands-on techniques you’ll need to prepare for your new arrival! Understanding Birth is a hybrid childbirth education class to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. 

Step 1: Understanding Birth eClass 

This interactive online course covers essential information on labor and more, and highlights ways partners can help throughout the process. You’ll also get a sense of what labor is really like as you watch several birth stories. Allow 4-6 hours to complete.

eClass chapters: 

  • Pregnancy 
  • Labor 
  • Birth Stories 
  • Comfort Techniques 
  • Medical Procedures 
  • Cesarean Birth 
  • Newborns 
  • Postpartum 

Step 2: Optional in-person class with an instructor 

It is encouraged to complete the online modules prior to attending your in-person class, however it is not required. This in-person class will build off of the online modules, allowing you to ask questions, cover Goshen Hospital specifics, practice hands-on topics like comfort techniques and newborn care, and tour Goshen Hospital.

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Additional information

Financial assistance is available. After payment or request for financial assistance is received, the Childbirth Education Coordinator will send you a link to the online modules. You will have access to these materials for 9 months. 

A book version is available if you do not have internet access.

For financial assistance, a book version to be sent to your home, or questions, please call (574) 364-BABY or send an email.