Childbirth Education Calendar

If you are interested in exploring natural childbirth, an orientation class is needed. To schedule an orientation call (937) 208-4597(937) 208-4597 for Family Beginnings at Miami Valley Hospital or (513) 974-4291(513) 974-4291 for Natural Beginnings at Atrium Medical Center.

In-Person Classes

Thursday, May 30, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Free

Monday, June 3, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free

Thursday, June 6, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Free

Thursday, June 6, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn Series

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Saturday, June 8, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Free

Monday, June 10, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free

Friday, June 14, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Monday, June 17, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free

Saturday, June 22, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Monday, June 24, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free

Thursday, June 27, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Free

Saturday, July 6, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Monday, July 8, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, July 13, 2024

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, July 18, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn Series

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Saturday, July 27, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Saturday, August 3, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, August 10, 2024

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Monday, August 19, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn Series

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Thursday, September 5, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation Series

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Saturday, September 7, 2024

Understanding Birth Childbirth Preparation

Pregnant and unsure of the labor and birth process? This class is for you.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$60 or Medicaid card Paramount, Care Source, Molina included.

Monday, September 9, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn Series

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Saturday, September 14, 2024

MVH Breastfeeding Success

Equips you with knowledge and resources for your breastfeeding journey.

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH 45409

$10, no cost for Medicaid card holders (Paramount, CareSource, Buckeye, and Molina included)

Saturday, September 28, 2024

MVH Understanding Your Newborn

Are you anxious about caring for your newborn? This class is for you!

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$40 or Medicaid card- Paramount, CareSource, and Molina included

Online Childbirth Education

When to attend: Between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy

Understanding Birth - $60

Know what to expect during labor for a vaginal or cesarean birth. This convent online learning option allows you to access essential information about labor and delivery. This eClass focuses on in-depth preparation for the birth experience.

Topics include: pregnancy, labor, birth stories, comfort techniques, medical procedures, cesarean births, newborns and postpartum. 

Understanding Natural Childbirth Techniques - $40 

This eClass is designed to build on the information and skills learned in a standard childbirth preparation class. This online natural birth class is intended for those planning a birth with few to no medical interventions.

Topics include: Introduction to Natural Childbirth Techniques, Pain in Childbirth, Planning for Birth, relaxation, Mindfulness Practice, Coping techniques, Personal stories of natural childbirth

Understanding Multiples - $40

This class will highlight the unique information about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting and managing daily routines for families expecting more than one baby. This is a wonderful overview. Feel free to involve other family members in the course. Consider taking the Understanding Birth e-learning course if you would still like more education about the birth process. 

Understanding Breastfeeding - $10

Learn the art and science of providing the perfect nutrition for your baby before baby's arrival. Emphasis is on strategies to promote successful breastfeeding.  

Topics include: how to avoid common breastfeeding issues, dispelling breastfeeding myths and tips on ensuring an adequate milk supply. Information about returning to work and pumping is also covered. 

Understanding Your Newborn - $40

Babies don't come with directions, but this class gives new parents the how to's of basic infant care and parenting skills for navigating the first weeks and months of new parenting!  

First time parents and other caregivers are encouraged to take this e-learning class. (grandparents, etc.).  

Content includes tips and tricks for feeding, diapering and bathing; introduction to CPR and choking instructions for infants, details on infant safety and child-proofing your home; information regarding cloth diapers, environmentally safe baby care products and cleaners; and lots more!