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Childbirth Preparation is an eight-hour childbirth program that focuses on the natural birthing experience. This comprehensive course highlights the following topics: the birth process, signs of labor, when to call your doctor, pain management techniques, paced breathing, relaxation techniques and medication and anesthesia options during labor and delivery. This course facilitates practice for comfort and relaxation strategies and the birth coach's support role. Childbirth Preparation is offered over four consecutive weeks or as a one or two day intensive program. Expectant parents should schedule this course by the second trimester of pregnancy to ensure class availability and complete course 3-4 weeks prior to due dates. For more information, please call 412-942-5895.
More About St. Clair Hospital
St. Clair Hospital is an independent facility with 329 beds, more than 500 physicians and about 2,000 employees. The hospital offers a litany of services with an updated emergency room, an adjoining professional office building and a renowned cancer treatment center. The hospital opened its doors in 1954 and has since been one of the largest employers in the South Hills.