Pregnancy and childbirth 

Pregnancy and parenting classes

Supporting you during your pregnancy

At Legacy Health, we are deeply committed to providing safe, affirming, culturally competent health care services and support to all families.

We are currently offering live webinar-based classes along with e-classes for childbirth, newborn care, and breast/chest feeding basics.

Which option is right for you?

Childbirth Preparation

We are now offering a webinar-based childbirth education experience! We want to help you build confidence for the big day so you feel prepared. Our online class is facilitated by Legacy Health educators, offering instructive videos, animations, and discussions. Learn what to expect during labor, birth and immediately postpartum and ask questions along the way. Now available in two formats.

3-week series:
Class meets for three consecutive weeks; class is two hours each week.

Comfort and coping for labor

Can't attend a full childbirth class series or just want a refresher class? This webinar is ideal for first or fifth time parents! Practice positions for labor and birth, learn coping techniques and relaxation to help you prepare for your baby- all in the comfort of your own home.

Newborn Essentials and Breast/Chest Feeding Basics - webinar

Learn the basics of newborn care and breast/chest feeding in this condensed online class. 

Legacy Family Birth Center - webinar Q&A

Join us for an overview of Legacy's Family Birth Center's and ask questions along the way! Be sure to watch our virtual tours for the location you plan to give birth.

Baby and Me - group

Groups meets virtually every week! We welcome all parents. Email HavingABaby@LHS.ORG to find a "group" near you.

E-classes

Legacy offers self-learning options for online childbirth, breastfeeding and mother and baby care classes. Trusted education, your way. Learn essential information when, where, and how you prefer from a mobile device, tablet, or personal computer. 

Understanding Your Multiples:

Expecting more than one baby? In this E-class, you’ll learn all about the pregnancy and birth process for multiples, ways to prep your family and home, strategies for bed rest, options for birth, delivering in the operating room, NICU stays, and how to breastfeed more than one baby with evidence-based tips from experts. It takes about 4 to 6 hours to complete the class.

Family Birth Centers - virtual tours

Each Legacy Health medical center has a Family Birth Center for you and your family. A cozy, home-like atmosphere with access to advanced technology, if ever needed.

Questions about classes? 

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If you still have questions regarding our Pregnancy and Parenting education classes, email us.

*Please note, this email is only for questions regarding our classes. Any clinical questions about having a baby should be directed to your provider or preferred medical center.

The class schedule is current and will be updated as recommendations related to COVID-19 are made. 

Fee policies

Class fees include registration for the expectant parent, a support person and all materials. Your insurance health plan may cover part or all of the cost of this class. Please contact your health plan before attending class to determine if reimbursement is available and to find out how to be reimbursed.

Legacy offers 100% reimbursement of Legacy-sponsored pregnancy and parenting classes for all benefit-eligible employees.

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