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Childbirth Education Registration
OB Classes

  • Kettering Childbirth Education Classes are currently online, self-paced classes. Class access information and links will be sent once registration is completed. There is no live class time. Online, live instructor led chats supporting the online curriculum are available and include virtual tour. 
  • All campus classes and tours are suspended at this time. Virtual tours are available by appointment. Please use the “Contact Us” link to request a tour.
  • Already registered clients will receive email communication regarding their online classes.
  • You are welcome to reschedule your classes to a later time period if your due date allows.
  • Please use the “Contact Us” link in the top, right corner of the OB Classes page so that we can help you reschedule your classes and answer any additional questions you may have.

Current visitation Policy (5/19/20):
  • For maternity patients, one (1) additional support person, such as a doula, will be permitted.
  • For minor maternity patients, a parent or guardian will also be permitted.
  • Minor patients (under 18 years of age) may have two (2) visitors in the emergency department and inpatient setting, but this is limited to only parents or guardians.
  • NICU/SCN patients will be allowed two (2) visitors for the duration of the patient's stay with one visitor allowed at a time.

 


Have insurance that covers class costs? (Medicaid, Molina or CareSource) DO NOT register online, use the "Contact Us" link in the top, right corner.


Registration required for all classes
Register online or by phone. All classes include expectant mother and one support person.


Bundle A $100

Baby Care, Breastfeeding Preparation, Childbirth Preparation, Infant/Child Safety Class. ($135 value)



Bundle B $85

Baby Care, Breastfeeding Preparation, Childbirth Preparation. ($100 value)



Bundle C $85

Breastfeeding Preparation, Childbirth Preparation, Infant/Child Safety Class. ($100 value)



Bundle D $85

Baby Care, Childbirth Preparation, Infant/Child Safety Class. ($100 value)



Individual Classes

Choose from our wide selection of Individual Classes.




Individual Class Descriptions



This three hour class focuses on basic care of the newborn. Topics include: bath demonstration, feeding and diapering tips, normal newborn characteristics, and well baby/sick baby information. In our self-paced eClass you’ll learn all about how to care for your newborn through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also learn why bonding is so important for brain development and how reading your baby’s cues helps you understand what they need.

A certified lactation consultant conducts this one time 2-1/2 hour class. Discussion includes prenatal preparation, prevention and/or relief of common problems, how to successfully breastfeed while returning to work. In our self-paced eClass option you’ll learn all about breastfeeding through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games.

Join us as we help you prepare for childbirth by covering the following topics: physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, nutrition, signs and symptoms of labor, stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, medical interventions/medications and what to expect after delivery. A variety of formats are available to meet your scheduling needs: eClass, one-day express class, 2-day weekend class, or weekly series. In our self-paced eClass you will learn all about the birth process and medical procedures through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You will also get a sense of what labor is really like as you watch several birth stories.

This class focuses on current maternity practice and updates grandparents-to-be on changes in infant care and safety guidelines. Virtual live class available.

This one time, three hour class is taught by CPR certified registered nurses. Basic CPR skills and choking prevention are taught. No certification is given. Class space is limited to ensure a low instructor/student ratio for a great learning experience.

Accidents are the leading cause of death in children. This class includes: Car Safety Safe Baby Care, Safety Products, Home Safety, Poisons, and Emergency Preparedness. This eClass helps you protect your little ones instructive video clips, infographics, stories, and interactive games.

This two hour class builds on information learned in our Childbirth Preparation class. Additional relaxation and coping methods are practiced.

This 2 hour class is for those expecting twins (or more). Join us early in your pregnancy for information regarding nutrition, pre-term labor, delivery options, time and stress management, equipment must-haves and sibling tips.

This one time two hour class is designed for children 2 ½ to 10 years old to help prepare them to welcome the new baby into the family. Activities include: a video on the role of the big brother/sister, diapering and feeding dolls, making a gift for the new baby and a tour with parents of the maternity department.



Severe Weather Advisories


If there is Severe Weather, your childbirth class may be cancelled. If you have a class scheduled at any of the Kettering Health Network sites and the weather is questionable, please refer to our website at: www.Ketteringhealth.org/maternity for updated information. We will make every effort to make weather-related decisions two hours prior to class time. If weather conditions in your area are too hazardous for you to travel, please call the KHN Childbirth Education Office at 937-395-8600 to reschedule.

 


Learn what you need to know...

Online registration includes credit card payment with email confirmation. We offer special pricing for class bundling or, you can choose individual classes. All classes include expectant mother and one support person.

Phone Registration

Fort Hamilton (513) 867-2222
Kettering (937) 395-8600
ONLINE (937) 395-8600
Soin (937) 395-8600
Southview (937) 395-8600