We want to help you prepare you for parenthood! Find out when and where can you take pregnancy classes at OhioHealth.
Parenting is a lifelong learning process. Thankfully, you can get a head start while you’re expecting! Our pregnancy classes in Columbus cover a range of topics parents experience from pregnancy to birth to first birthday. We also have tips for grandparents and big brothers and sisters, too.
Childbirth Education: Four-Week Series
In 12 hours spread across four weeks, this class provides the ultimate guide for your birthing experience. Bring two pillows and a mat, and we’ll guide you through different breathing and relaxation techniques, labor positions and medication options and that can help make your delivery experience as comfortable as possible. This class gets scheduled throughout the year, so if you don’t see an upcoming date, check back with us!
Understanding Birth eClass
Sometimes life doesn’t slow down, even for your pregnancy! So we’ve developed this online series that lets your learn at your own pace, with animations, videos and quizzes that cover pregnancy, labor, birth stories, comfort techniques, medical procedures, cesarean section, and newborn and postpartum topics.
Baby Care Basics
Baby is here! Now the real fun begins! In this interactive class, we cover the basics of caring for your newborn, including bathing, diapering, cord care and sleeping. Register for a class online using the links below, or call (614) 4-HEALTH.
- Doctors Hospital
- Dublin Methodist Hospital
- Grady Memorial Hospital
- Grant Medical Center
- Riverside Methodist Hospital
Babies are back in your life! That means it’s time to refresh your baby knowledge. In this two-hour class, we cover babyproofing your home, preventing sudden infant death syndrome, promoting safe sleep, and providing family support. Classes are offered monthly.
Welcoming new brothers and sisters to the family can be an exciting time for older siblings, but sometimes big brothers and sisters can get a little jealous. Our sibling classes help prepare kids for the family’s newest addition. OhioHealth has classes designed for preschoolers and for school-age children, which includes safety basics and a trip to the nursery.
- Preschool: Dublin Methodist Hospital
- Preschool: Riverside Methodist Hospital
- School Age: Dublin Methodist Hospital
- School Age: Riverside Methodist Hospital
Ready to get started? See times and dates along with a full list of pregnancy and childbirth classes at OhioHealth.