• 2635 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
  • 970-298-CARE (2273) / 1-800-458-3888

Understanding Birth

This class is for expectant moms and their partner as it will provide you with accurate information that will empower you and help you prepare for the birth of your new baby.  Certified instructors will cover the physical changes and discomforts of pregnancy, the labor and birth process, pain relief options, medications and interventions that may be used during your labor.  How to utilize breathing and relaxation techniques to cope with your labor, the role of the support person, cesarean births, breastfeeding, routine newborn procedures and post-partum care. Ask questions and

Special guest may include OB Physicians, Midwives and Pediatricians.


Women and Children's Childbirth Services
(970) 298-2229

Class Reviews:

The instructor was amazing, her knowledge and energy level made us feel way more prepared. Her humor and attitude was appreciated. 

Thanks for helping me feel more comfortable with labor and for giving me the tools I need to have the best experience possible and prepare for this amazing adventure ahead of me. 

Instructor was knowledgeable and easy to talk to and listen to.

Registration Instructions:

Please register for this class in your third trimester. Full Payment is required to reserve your spot in class.

Your support person is encouraged to attend this class with you! Please feel free to bring a drink/snack.

All cancellations must be done 72 hours PRIOR TO class date in order to receive full refund.  In rare case of class being cancelled due to low registrants/weather you will be moved to another date or a full refund. 

Park in the Parking Garage and enter the hospital and take the Monument Elevators to the 5th floor.