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.

Breastfeeding Basics

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

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.

Labor Basics

This seven-hour class is designed for those with busy schedules or for expecting parents who live outside Flagstaff. Topics include information on the labor process; the role of the support person; medications and anesthesia; and relaxation and breathing techniques. Plan to attend this class before 34 weeks of pregnancy.

Preparing for Birth – Flagstaff Medical Center

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.