503.988.3387 African American class info

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The classes are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend and learn more about pregnancy, childbirth and caring for an infant. Classes are available in English and Spanish. There is also a class specifically for African American women (English only).

Some topics covered include:

  • What happens to your body during pregnancy
  • How to know when you are in labor
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum depression
  • Ways dads can provide support during and after birth and labor
  • How to care for your new baby
  • Community resources for new parents

African American Childbirth Classes

To Sign Up

For classes taught in English or Spanish, call 503-988-5157. To sign up for the African American childbirth class (English only), call 503-988-3387.