Childbirth and Childcare Classes

We offer several classes for preparing your family for a new member. All classes are held at the Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Conference Room. Class attendees will be entered into a quarterly drawing for a car seat.

Childbirth Classes (31 weeks and beyond) -- register online here

Be ready for labor and delivery with our class focusing on:

  • Early Labor signs
  • Stages of Labor
  • Dilation and Effacement
  • Pain management during labor: natural, IV pain medications and epidural
  • Procedures to expect; Vaginal exams, rupture of membranes, monitors, foley
  • Cesarean Section
  • Immediate Postpartum changes/needs.

Saturdays • 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
January 20, 2018
February 17, 2018
March 17, 2018
April 21, 2018
May 19, 2018
June 23, 2018
July 21, 2018
August 18, 2018
September 15, 2018
October 20, 2018
November 17, 2018
December 15, 2018

Early Pregnancy Class (Conception to 31 weeks) -- register online here

Learn what to expect in early pregnancy, from conception to 31 weeks gestation, including:

  • Choosing a Doctor/Pediatrician
  • Healthy Pregnancy: diet, emotional health, physical activity, smoking, alcohol/drug use.
  • Discomforts of pregnancy
  • Role of labor support person
  • What to pack
  • General care and any topics of interest suggested by attendees.

Sundays • 1 p.m.-3 p.m.January 21, 2018
February 18, 2018
March 18, 2018
May 20, 2018
June 24, 2018
July 22, 2018
September 16, 2018
October 21, 2018
November 18, 2018

Classes are $35 but we waive the fee if you are delivering at our Mother Baby Unit. Registration is required. Ask about a chance to win a car seat. For more information or to register, call 573-468-1968. 

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 800.392.0936
General Information: 573.468.4186 | 866.468.4186