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Register for a Class

Register online or call the Healthline at (425) 899-3000 Mon–Fri 7 a.m.–7 p.m.

Labor & Birth Classes

Our Welcoming Baby Childbirth Preparation classes will give you the information and skills necessary to not only welcome your new baby into the word, but to care for your newborn once you go home.

  • Classes fill quickly, so register early in your pregnancy.
  • Plan to attend these classes during your 6th–8th month of pregnancy.
  • If you're expecting multiples, plan to attend during your 5th–6th month.

You may register for your classes online with the links below. If you have any questions, or prefer to register by phone, please call the EvergreenHealthline at (425) 899-3000, Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

NOTE: Because of COVID-19, we are not doing in-person classes. Our classes are available online via either a live Webex or a recorded video.


Delivery Day – Birth and Beyond

[Virtual class] This comprehensive birthing class covers the full spectrum of delivery topics including the labor and birth process, labor coping skills, patterned breathing and positioning, pain medication options and interventions including epidural anesthesia, induction and cesarean birth.

The course also covers the miracle hour immediately following birth, breastfeeding in the first few days of life, an introduction to life with a newborn, and postpartum care and recovery for mom and baby.

It includes an interactive tour of the Family Maternity Center and information on our Welcoming Baby program.

For your convenience, the course is offered:

Medicaid is accepted as payment for Delivery Day – Birth and Beyond classes.

Delivery Day – Birth and Beyond – Teen

Private birthing classes are offered for teens and young adults.

You'll learn about preparation for labor and birth, pain medication choices, interventions such as inductions and C-sections, basic baby care, feeding and postpartum care.

Contact the EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator and Healthline at (425) 899-3000 for more information.

Labor Coping Skills Review

[Virtual class] This class is designed for experienced parents and first time parents who have completed a birthing class and would like more time to practice labor coping skills.

This active, two-hour class provides an opportunity for mom and a partner to practice a variety of labor positions, as well as relaxation and breathing techniques.

This class does not include a maternity center tour; we suggest registering for the Family Maternity Center Tour .

Fee: $30/couple.  Available dates and online registration

This content is available for private instruction.

Hypnobirthing

[Virtual class] In five evening sessions, you will learn how to use various breathing techniques, visualizations and deep relaxation methods that support your mind and body in having a more calm and comfortable childbirth experience. You will feel confident and ready for your baby’s birth!

This class gives birthing partners a valuable toolbox in order to be fully engaged in helping birthing moms and babies have their optimal experience.

This class does not include a maternity center tour; we suggest registering for the Family Maternity Center tour.

Fee: $185/couple  Available dates and online registration

Day About Baby

[Virtual class] A fun, interactive and informative three hours where you'll get hands-on learning about diapering, bathing, soothing, infant carriers, an introduction to breastfeeding and more.

Fee: $50/couple.  Available dates and online registration

This content is available for private instruction.