Questions to Ask When Choosing Childbirth Education Classes


1)
What is the teacher's background and training? 
2)
Is the teacher certified by a national organization? What is the birth philosophy of the organization?
3)
Is the teacher employed by a hospital, clinic, or private practice or does she practice independently?
4)
When in pregnancy do classes begin?
5)
How many classes are there in the series?
6)
What topics are covered in the classes?
7)
Are other kinds of classes offered such as sibling preparation? 
8)
When and where do the classes meet, and for how long?
9)
What is the fee?
10)
How many couples are enrolled in each class?



Most recent page update: 9/9/2010


© 2014 National Partnership for Women & Families. All rights reserved.

Founded in 1918, Childbirth Connection has joined forces with and become a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families. Together, these two women's health powerhouses are transforming maternity care in the United States.
News and Features
Special Announcement

Childbirth Connection has joined forces with and become a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families.
Read more


Our History

This interactive timeline highlights our trailblazing work since 1918.
Launch timeline


Our Vision

We want all women and babies receive the best possible maternity care.
Play video


Featured Resource


Check out our resource, "What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know about Cesarean Section."
Read more


Get Involved

Read our 2020 Vision, Blueprint for Action, blog and more
Sign up for email updates
Find us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Support us