Questions to Ask When Choosing Childbirth Education Classes


1)
What is the teacher's background and training? 
2)
Is the teacher certified by a national organization? What is the birth philosophy of the organization?
3)
Is the teacher employed by a hospital, clinic, or private practice or does she practice independently?
4)
When in pregnancy do classes begin?
5)
How many classes are there in the series?
6)
What topics are covered in the classes?
7)
Are other kinds of classes offered such as sibling preparation? 
8)
When and where do the classes meet, and for how long?
9)
What is the fee?
10)
How many couples are enrolled in each class?




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Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1918 as Maternity Center Association. Our mission is to improve the quality of maternity care through research, education, advocacy and policy. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.
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