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Maternity Services Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Classes

​​​Whether you're a mother to be, support person or a new mom, SSM Health St. Clare classes are designed to provide the information you need in a way that makes learning interesting and fun. 


Register for classes by calling 608-356-1520.


6-Week Childbirth Classes

Join this class and learn about the miracle of giving birth. This six week course is designed to share current concepts regarding labor, birth and the postpartum period. Classes one through five focus on labor and delivery including labor progress and the birth process. Labor support persons will learn how to provide positive, hands-on support and encouragement during the entire labor and delivery. Important car seat education is provided in class five. Class six is all about breastfeeding. Tip: Please select a class with a completion date that is approximately four weeks before Mom's due date.

Saturday Childbirth Class (Just the Basics)

All the vital information you need about labor, birth, postpartum and newborn care is condensed into a single day session. (Lunch is provided.) 

New Mom's Group

Meet with other mothers and their babies in an informal and supportive environment. A variety of topics will be covered and all questions are welcome. Boost your confidence, get some helpful tips, make some great connections and share experiences. This group meets for about two hours, twice per month, on the 1st Monday of the month at 4:30 pm and the 2nd Monday of the month at 1pm at SSM Health St. Clare. It is led by an international board-certified lactation consultant. 

Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Support

Intended for those who have experienced a loss involving miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death up to the first year of life. Contact our bereavement staff anytime at 608-356-1520 for confidential support and class information.