Birthing Class

Classes @ NSAGO – Birth Your Way

Studies show that knowledge decreases stress and improves outcomes. This is one of our goals at NSAGO. We want to help you navigate and gain confidence in the journey your body is going through. Our goal is to empower you and your support person using evidence-based information that our doctors and midwives follow and believe in.

Topics Covered
  • Anatomy of pregnancy and childbirth
  • Stages of labor
  • Optimal positions for labor and pushing
  • Comfort measures
  • Pain medication options
  • Warning signs, when to call your MD or Midwife
  • Medical interventions
  • Support persons-family, friends, doula, communication skills
  • After delivery- recovery, 4th trimester

Class Information

Thursday Series – a 3-week class that is 9 hours total and allows for more hands-on practice of comfort measures. The classes are held from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (ideal for persons wanting an unmedicated birth experience or as minimal interventions as possible). Classes are held at our Wilmette office, 328 Linden Ave.

Sunday Express – 7 hours and is ideal for persons wanting the basics all in one day. Classes are held from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Classes are held at our Wilmette office, 328 Linden Ave.

Month Dates Max Enrollment Fee Forms
September Thursday Series 12th, 19th, 26th (6:30 pm – 9:30 pm) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

September Sunday Express 15th ( 10:00am – 5:00pm ) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

October Thursday Series 10th, 17th, 24th (6:30 pm – 9:30 pm) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

October Sunday Express 6th ( 10:00am – 5:00pm ) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

November Thursday Series 7th, 14th, 21st (6:30 pm – 9:30 pm) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

November Sunday Express 17th ( 10:00am – 5:00pm ) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

December Thursday Series 5th, 12th, 19th (6:30 pm – 9:30 pm) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

December Sunday Express 8th ( 10:00am – 5:00pm ) 13 couples $150/pregnant mom.
*May bring 1 add’l support person.

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