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Childbirth Education Registration
OB Classes

  • Kettering Childbirth Education Classes are transitioning to online self-paced classes to be assigned just before your scheduled class. In addition there are online live group instructor led chats available for questions and pictures of our campuses.
  • All campus classes and tours are suspended at this time.
  • 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 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.

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.

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 tour of the maternity area is included with this class. A variety of formats are available to meet your scheduling needs: one-day express class, 2-day weekend class, or weekly series.

This class focuses on current maternity practice and updates grandparents-to-be on changes in infant care and safety guidelines. An optional tour of the maternity unit will be available at 8 p.m.

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 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