Childbirth Education

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

Prepare your family for the big arrival! 

Schedules, fees and signup information are on Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital's Childbirth Education Program page, including details on online childbirth education.

Classes are offered throughout the year. Call (541) 387-6340 to sign up for a class that begins before you are 30 weeks pregnant! Each class series for first time mothers/partners is 5 nights (Wednesdays). Cost for the five-class series is $38 for those who plan to deliver at PHRMH and $60 for those who plan to deliver elsewhere. Breastfeeding and Childbirth Refresher Courses are also available.

Classes are held from 6:30-9 PM in the PHRMH Education Center, Conference Room 1. Parking for these classes is available in the upper lot, 12th Street side of the hospital.

For details, see the Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Website.

Participants learn about nutrition, exercise, relaxation, labor, breathing techniques, teamwork with partner, birth, and newborn care and feeding, and they will tour the hospital’s Family Birth Center. For more information regarding curriculums, specific childbirth education, or Family Birth Center, please call the childbirth education coordinator at 541-387-6344.