Women & Infants

Childbirth classes

At Northern Arizona Healthcare, your health and wellness are our top priority. We continue to rapidly adapt operations to promote social distancing and protect against the spread of COVID-19. As a result, we are offering Childbirth Education classes on a limited basis and with limited class size. Please contact the Education office at 928-773-2491 for further information.

Stay safe and be healthy.

Boot Camp for New Dads (Flagstaff)

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This nationally acclaimed “best practice” program helps equip expecting and new dads with the basic skills and confidence they need to bond with their infants, support their partners, provide a safe and healthy home environment for their new family and enjoy the process of transforming into a father.


Boot Camp for New Moms (Cottonwood)

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New mamas (and their babies) share real-world insight, advice and experiences about navigating the first months of parenthood. You’ll hear how different women and families handle the challenges that almost all new parents face.


Boot Camp for New Moms (Flagstaff)

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New mamas (and their babies) share real-world insight, advice and experiences about navigating the first months of parenthood. You’ll hear how different women and families handle the challenges that almost all new parents face.


Breastfeeding Basics

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Get a head start on successful breastfeeding before your new baby arrives. Topics include initiating breastfeeding; techniques and positions; selecting the correct breast pump and supplies for your needs; correct breast milk storage; problem solving; and day-to-day management.


Childbirth Preparation Classes Verde Valley Medical Center

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This class is offered as a four-week series. Topics include labor, delivery, and the postpartum period; relaxation and breathing techniques (with practice); comfort measures and coping strategies; medications; inductions; epidurals; C-sections; and the role of the support person.


Family and Friends CPR and Safety for Infants and Children (Flagstaff)

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This American Heart Association safety course is designed for parents, family, friends, and care-givers of infants and children. Attendees will learn how to respond to and deliver CPR and relieve choking to manage emergency illness and injury until professional help arrives.


Family and Friends CPR and Safety for Infants and Children (Cottonwood)

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This American Heart Association safety course is designed for parents, family, friends, and care-givers of infants and children. Attendees will learn how to respond to and deliver CPR and relieve choking to manage emergency illness and injury until professional help arrives.


Labor Basics

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Topics include in-depth information on the labor and childbirth process, role of the support person, comfort measures, medications, anesthesia and relaxation and breathing techniques. 


Labor and Parenting 101

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Come join us for a full day class covering labor and birth; breast-feeding; postpartum and caring for your newborn! We will discuss diapering, swaddling, sleeping, car-seat and crib safety, nutrition, development and healthy family adaptation to a new baby.


Parenting 101: Birth and Beyond

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This four-hour class will introduce new and expecting parents to vital information to enhance both physical and emotional growth from birth to 1 year of age. 


Preparing for Birth

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This three-week series is for those who may not be able to attend an all-day Saturday class and who prefer to have more breathing and relaxation practice sessions and more opportunities to interact with other expecting parents.