Women’s Health

Schedule Prenatal Education Classes

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to offer a wide variety of childbirth and parenting classes. Learning options include virtual instructor-led, self-paced, and in-person classes. Class capacities are limited so we recommend early registration to ensure you can reserve your desired date.

Classes organized by the trimester.

Second Trimester: 14 to week 27

  • Caring for Newborns and New Moms
  • Car Seat Class
  • Baby and Me Hospital Readiness
  • The New Beginnings Tour
  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Third Trimester: 28 to week 32

  • American Heart Association Friends and Family Infant Child CPR
  • Prepared Childbirth Education

Course Offerings:

St. Luke’s offers in person and virtual class options. Our virtual classes are instructor led, allowing families to have personalized interactions with our prenatal educators. Classes are available during scheduled times. Some classes are also available in a self-paced online format which allows patients to complete at their convenience.

Baby and Me Hospital Readiness

Online video to review hospital paperwork, helpful tips to prepare for your hospitalization and baby and information on prenatal education classes.


Caring for Newborns and New Moms

Education on routine newborn care, changing a diaper, baby bath, and choosing a pediatrician.


Prenatal Breastfeeding

Review of benefits to breastfeeding, milk production and supply, proper positioning and latching, potential problems and solutions, basics of pumping and storing of breast milk.


Prepared Childbirth

Informative education to help you prepare for delivery, stages of labor, pain management, and post-delivery care. This class is offered as a one 8-hour class or 3 weeks series that is 2 hours each session.


Infant CPR

Instructional course on Infant CPR.


Car Seat Class

Educational information regarding proper usage of car seat and how to install the car seat.


Women and Babies’ Pavilion Tour

Tour of the Labor & Delivery Unit – Register to tour at the campus where your obstetrician will deliver your baby.


Self-Paced home online courses:
  • Understanding Breastfeeding
  • Understanding Newborn Care
  • Understanding Birth

Our prenatal education programs offer self-paced home online courses to complete at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You will have access to the Prenatal Educator via email for any questions.


For questions regarding prenatal classes, please call 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537), option 4 or email mystlukes@sluhn.org. Assistance is available Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm.