Childbirth Class

This class provides important childbirth information.  All expectant moms are welcome to attend this class with their family support person.

Topics Include:

  • Warning signs and progression of Labor
  • Relaxation breathing and other relaxation techniques
  • Comfort and pain management
  • Newborn Care
  • Practices of Avera St. Mary’s Women’s Center

Also included in class:

  • Presentation by Avera St. Mary’s Anesthesiologist, when available, and Nurses with the  Women’s Center
  • Presentation by a Pediatric Dentist, when available.

Class is held on Saturdays from 9:00-noon without a break at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital.  The cost is $40.00, scholarships are available.


Growing Up Together is funded by state and local grants; the Capital Area United Way, fees for services, donations and fundraising events.