2700 SE Stratus Ave • McMinnville, OR 97128 • Main Switchboard: 503.472.6131

Our Classes

Child Preparation Series

  1. Day and time of meeting: Wednesday 7-10pm
  2. Meeting Place: Birthing Center Classroom
  3. Cost: $85
  4. Prepare for your baby’s arrival with calm and confidence in this 6 week course. Learn about the many choices you can consider as you near the end of your pregnancy: nutrition, comfort during late pregnancy, physical and emotional experiences of labor for mothers and partners, comfort techniques (breathing, relaxation, massage, etc) for labor and birth, medications and medical procedures, postpartum care for mother and baby, and so much more! Class includes a full class dedicated to breastfeeding and one to newborn care. Also a birthing center tour, videos and handouts will be provided.
  5. 2017 Class Schedule
  • Series 1- 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1-Breastfeeding, 2/8-Newborn care
  • Series 2- 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15-Breastfeeding, 3/22-Newborn care
  • Series 3- 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26- Breastfeeding, 5/3-Newborn Care
  • Series 4- 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7Breastfeeding, 6/14-Newborn Care
  • Series 5- 6/21, 6/28, 7/3, 7/12, 7/19- Breastfeeding, 7/26-Newborn Careies
  • Series 6- 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30- Breastfeeding, 9/6-Newborn Care
  • Series 7- 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11- Breastfeeding, 10/18-Newborn Care
  • Series 8- 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22- Breastfeeding, 11/29-Newborn Care
  • ALL DAY CLASS- 9am-5pm– 1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/22, 5/27, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 12/23

Breastfeeding Class

  1. Day and time of meeting: Wednesday 7-10pm
  2. 2017 Meeting dates: Feb-1, Mar-15, Apr-26, Jun-7, Jul-19, Aug-30, Oct-11, Nov-22
  3. Meeting Place: Birthing Center Classroom
  4. Cost: $20 (included with Child Preparation Series)
  5. This class is included in the child preparation series but if you would just like a course on breastfeeding this is the one for you. This class helps you get off to a confident start with your baby, with information about the great benefits of breastfeeding, community resources for support, how breastfeeding works’ for mothers and baby, and what to do if you face challenges.

Newborn Care Class

  1. Day and time of meeting: Wednesday 7:00-9:30pm
  2. 2017 Meeting dates:  Feb-8, Mar-22, May-3, Jun-14, Jul-26, Sept-7, Oct-18, Nov-29
  3. Meeting Place: Birthing Center Classroom
  4. Cost: $20 (included with Child Preparation Series)
  5. This class is included in the child preparation series but if you would just like a course on newborn care this is the one for you. In this class you; learn “the basics” as well as creative solutions to living and caring for your newborn. Includes care safety seat information and inspection.

New Moms Group

  1. Day and time of meeting: Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
  2. Meeting Place: Birthing Center Classroom
  3. Cost: FREE!
  4. Moms with babies up to two years old are welcome to join us each week for this very informal session. You may come and go at any time between 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. You’ll meet with other new moms and a registered nurse to discuss infant development, health and social issues, breastfeeding and other important topics. Siblings and toddlers are welcome!

Safe Sitter

  1. Day and time of meeting: 2nd Saturday 9am-4pm
  2. 2017 Meeting dates: Jan-14, Feb-11, Mar-11, Apr-8, May-13, Jun-10, Jul-8, Aug-12, Sept-9, Oct-14, Nov-11, Dec-9
  3. Meeting Place: Birthing Center Classroom
  4. Cost: $45
  5. Geared for ages 11 and up, the class is taught by certified instructors who are RNs from our Birthing Center and will cover basic skills such as first aid, basic childcare, as well as tips on managing behavior. When you leave you will be prepared to babysit with the skills and confidence to be the best babysitter on the block.