Austin, MN In person
Mayo Clinic Health System
1000 First Drive NW
Family Birth Center Multipurpose Room – 3rd Floor
Date and Time
03/21/2023 5-8:30 p.m.
March 21 & 22
This two-session class is recommended during the second or third trimester of pregnancy. Topics include progression of labor into birth, birth stories, options for pain relief, comfort measures, positioning and medication alternatives. Baby care topics include normal characteristics of the newborn, caring for baby, infant safety, family adjustments to the new baby, car seat safety, physical development and couplet care.
One support person who will be involved in the labor and delivery is invited to attend class. Support person does not need to register individually for class. A single registration covers mom and support person.
Class may be cancelled for low enrollment and/or severe weather and staff will make every attempt to reach you by phone or email.
This class is open to current Mayo Clinic Health System OB-GYN patients. It is ideal to attend a class from the location you plan to deliver so you will be prepared with local birth center processes. If you are not a Mayo Clinic Health System OB patient, view Mayo Clinic prenatal class offerings.
COVID Safety Requirements
All attendees should not have any symptoms of: New onset cough, fever/chills, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea or Loss of sense of taste or smell. Attendees should not come to class if they have tested positive, or had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
- All attendees must wear a surgical mask upon arrival—these will be provided by the hospital.
- Attendees must maintain physical distancing of at least 6 feet from non-household/family member attendees.
- Frequent breaks will be scheduled, eating is not permitted in the classes.