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:

  • Oahe Childhood Development Center, Physical Therapy/ Rehabilitation Services at Avera St. Mary’s
  • Presentation by Avera St. Mary’s Anesthesiologist and Director of Women’s Center
  • Prenatal Yoga and presentation by a Pediatric Dentist

Classes are held for four weeks  from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 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.