Childbirth Preparation - Detroit Lakes, MN

  • Aug
  • 06
  • Tue
  • Aug
  • 08
  • Thu
Aug 06 - 08, 2024
Tuesday - Thursday
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes
Detroit Lakes, MN
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This series of 3 evening Childbirth Preparation classes is designed to help prepare you for the delivery of your baby. It is ideal to start taking this class when you are between 28 and 32 weeks pregnant, but may be taken at any point in your pregnancy.
Registration reserves space for mother and her partner.
Topics covered include:

  • The process of birth
  • Positioning and relaxation techniques for labor
  • Role of support person during labor
  • Discussion of various choices for mother during birth
  • Interventions (Induction, pain medication options, Cesarean birth)
  • Adjusting to parenthood
  • Care of newborn
  • How to initiate breastfeeding within one hour of birth (Sacred Hour and Skin-to-Skin)
  • The Benefits of Breastfeeding
  • Latching infant
  • Birthing Center Tour


This class will be offered in-person, at Essentia Health Detroit Lakes Hospital, and remote via teams.  You will get an email one week before the start of the first class with instructions for both options.  

Sarah Miller at 218-847-0804


This event includes all of the 3 meeting times below.

Tue, August 06 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu, August 08 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue, August 13 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location Details

Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes
1027 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN, 56501
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