Providence BirthPlace tours and classes for pregnancy and beyond
You’re Invited to tour Providence BirthPlace
- Every Thursday at noon
- The first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.
- The fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. for "Meet your Caregiver" tour and Q&A.
- By appointment
- Whatever works best for you!
To schedule a tour call 541-732-5717
Classes for pregnancy and beyond:
Childbirth class – Third Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Comprehensive class taught by a labor and delivery nurse
Topics: signs of labor, stages of labor, positions in labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, birth choices, cesarean births, medications available during labor/birth, partner’s role, how a doula can help, what to bring to birth and more. Fee: $50. To register call 541-732-5717.
Newborn Care class – Second Tuesday of each month, 6-9 p.m.
Topics: newborn senses, newborn behavior, bathing and care, bowel function, circumcision and care, what your baby’s cry means, growth and development, techniques for soothing baby, siblings, feeding your newborn, taking care of mom, baby gear and furniture, car seat guidelines, and keeping baby safe. Fee: $40. To register call 541-732-5717.
Breastfeeding class – First Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Topics: breastfeeding benefits to mom, baby and society; anatomy and physiology of breast; breastfeeding positions and latch; how to know if baby is getting enough; additional breastfeeding basics information.
Fee: $15. To register call 541-732-5717.
Mom and Baby group Thursdays, 12:30-2 p.m. (free)
Our mom’s group is open to everyone. Mothers, with their babies, are invited to attend our free, weekly mother/baby support group for ongoing encouragement and hands-on assistance as long as they wish. This is your opportunity to meet weekly with other moms and babies to share support, reassurance and experiences. Free. To register call 541-732-5717.
Providence BirthPlace now offers free doula services. Read more.
Visit the Providence BirthPlace webpage for more information on our comprehensive mother-centered services. Read more.