Canyon Vista Medical Center’s child birthing classes are tailored to your childbirth experience here at our hospital. Our specialized classes are taught by experienced staff who have worked in our Women & Children’s Services. Your childbirth educator will provide you with information about pregnancy, childbirth, newborn care, and breastfeeding.
You will also receive a tour of the Women & Children’s Services department. Books are provided to each participant.
Here are some frequently asked questions:
Are the classes open to anyone?
The mom and one coach (support person) may attend the series of classes.
Is there a cost to attend the class?
The cost of the class is $40.00, due at the first class. *Scholarships may be available; please contact 520.263.3316 to inquire about financial assistance.
When should I sign up for the classes?
We encourage calling and signing up anytime after 20 weeks gestation. Space is limited.
How many classes are in the series and when do they meet?
There are 6 classes in the series that meet weekly at the Thrive Wellness Center, located in Medical Office Building 2, 5750 E. Hwy 90, first floor next to Canyon Vista Medical Center. Classes meet on Tuesdays from 6-8pm. Schedule for 2019: June 11- July 16; July 30 – Sept 3; Sept 17 – Oct 22; Nov 5 – Dec 10.
What topics are covered in the classes?
Late pregnancy discomforts
Breathing & relaxation
What to do and who to call when labor starts
Information about epidurals and medications used for childbirth
Newborn Care, Breastfeeding
To register for classes, call 520-263-3293.
We offer tours to expectant mothers every Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Because we may have an unexpected high volume of patients, we do request that you please call the unit about 5:30 p.m. on the Sunday you wish to visit so that we may ensure someone is available to conduct the tour.
For more information call 520-263-3300.