There are so many things to consider once you discover you have a little one on the way. Our classes will help you prepare for life as a family — whether this is your first child or you are repeat parents. We even offer classes for grandparents and siblings. 

Register for Classes

For any of our in-person classes, please visit our event calendar and register online. 

The following are suggested class groupings based on popular demand:

Classes for the Mom-to-Be

Classes for Experienced Parents

  • Understanding Birth eLearning (see below)
  • Siblings Class
  • Grandparents' Class

Classes for the Family

  • Baby ER/Infant and Child Safety (does not include CPR)
  • Siblings Class
  • Safe Sitters Class (does not include CPR)

Note: The Valley Hospital reserves the right to combine or cancel classes depending on enrollment.

eLearning Childbirth Education Program

The Understanding Birth eLearning Childbirth Education Program is an interactive, web-based tool that contains animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs and games. 

The program is a convenient alternative for:

  • Expectant parents who cannot attend a conventional prepared childbirth class due to bed rest, scheduling conflicts or time constraints
  • Repeat parents as a refresher tool

To access: The eLearning program includes access for a 60-day period, beginning from the date of your initial use. You will receive an access code after you register and pay for the class.

Topics include:

  • Childbirth education and labor support
  • Discomforts of pregnancy
  • Understanding labor and birth
  • Labor guide
  • Caring for yourself postpartum
  • Feeding your newborn
  • Caring for your newborn

The fee for eLearning is $175. To register for this program, please call 201-291-6151.