Childbirth Education Calendar

If you are interested in exploring natural childbirth, an orientation class is needed. To schedule an orientation call (937) 208-4597(937) 208-4597 for Family Beginnings at Miami Valley Hospital or (513) 974-4291(513) 974-4291 for Natural Beginnings at Atrium Medical Center.

In-Person Classes

Monday, February 6, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth? This series is for you.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$30

Friday, February 10, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Natural Beginnings Childbirth Preparation Class

Pregnant and planning on an unmedicated birth? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

60

Monday, February 13, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Monday, February 13, 2023

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Friday, February 17, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Monday, February 20, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Friday, February 24, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Monday, February 27, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Saturday, March 4, 2023

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Saturday, March 4, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Free

Monday, March 6, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and planning on an unmedicated birth? This series is for you.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$30

Friday, March 10, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Natural Beginnings Childbirth Preparation Class

Pregnant and planning on an unmedicated birth? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

60

Monday, March 13, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Friday, March 17, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Free

Monday, March 27, 2023

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Monday, April 3, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$40

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Natural Beginnings Childbirth Preparation Class

Pregnant and planning on an unmedicated birth? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

60

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$40

Monday, May 15, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$40

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Online Childbirth Education

When to attend: Between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy

Understanding Birth - $60

Know what to expect during labor for a vaginal or cesarean birth. This comprehensive class focuses on in-depth preparation for the birth experience. Focus is on: learning comfort measures, relaxation, labor support, role of the coach, breathing techniques and water birth.

Topics also include: medication options and mother/baby care immediately after delivery. A great way to make the transition to becoming a family! 

Understanding Multiples - $40

This class will highlight the unique information about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting and managing daily routines for families expecting more than one baby. This is a wonderful overview. Feel free to involve other family members in the course. Consider taking the Understanding Birth e-learning course if you would still like more education about the birth process. 

Understanding Breastfeeding - $10

Learn the art and science of providing the perfect nutrition for your baby before baby's arrival. Emphasis is on strategies to promote successful breastfeeding.  

Topics include: how to avoid common breastfeeding issues, dispelling breastfeeding myths and tips on ensuring an adequate milk supply. Information about returning to work and pumping is also covered. 

Understanding Your Newborn - $40

Babies don't come with directions, but this class gives new parents the how to's of basic infant care and parenting skills for navigating the first weeks and months of new parenting!  

First time parents and other caregivers are encouraged to take this e-learning class. (grandparents, etc.).  

Content includes tips and tricks for feeding, diapering and bathing; introduction to CPR and choking instructions for infants, details on infant safety and child-proofing your home; information regarding cloth diapers, environmentally safe baby care products and cleaners; and lots more!