This class helps prepare expectant parents for the events that will occur during labor and delivery. The course covers topics such as:
- The definition of labor
- The signs and symptoms of labor
- Coping with the pain of labor
- Coping with the physical and emotional changes associated with early, active and transition labor
- The birth of the baby
Relaxation and breathing techniques are introduced during class. Participants will also take a tour of the labor and delivery unit at UAMS.
This course is free, and pre-registration is required. Last minute registration will only be accepted if space permits. If you are unable to register online at least 3 days in advance, please call 501-686-8084 to check space availability.
Class is offered once a month from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.