Classes for New and Expecting Parents

Childbirth Classes

First 3 Tuesdays of each month

  • 10 am to noon or 7pm to 9pm

Series of 3 classes:

Week 1 Topics


  • Anatomy
  • Nutrition
  • Warning Signs in Pregnancy
  • Signs of Labor
  • Pain Control
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Packing for Hospital
Week 2 Topics

Labor and Delivery

  • Birth Plans
  • Labor Positions/Pushing
  • Stages of Labor/Vaginal Delivery
  • Induction vs. Augmentation of Labor
  • Monitoring Baby
  • Birth Interventions
Week 3 Topics

Post Partum:

  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Mommy Care
  • Baby Care
  • Tour

Newborn Classes

4th Tuesday of each month

  • 10am to 2pm

Weekend options may be available monthly

Course Topics

  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Screening
  • Vaccines
  • How to Soothe Baby
  • Safe Sleep
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Home Safety
  • Car Seat Safety
  • CPR and Choking

Baby Cafe


  • 1:00-2:30pm

Baby Cafe is a breastfeeding support meeting for new mothers to attend after delivery. Registration is required for childbirth classes.

Register at least 48 hours prior to class. Lactation Services offer free, one-on-one, prenatal breastfeeding education.

Call 816-404-0474 to schedule an appointment.

Terrific Moms Club

Every Thursday of each month

  • 12:30pm to 2pm

Provides free support and guidance for breastfeeding and baby care with mothers that are experiencing similar issues.

Breastfeeding Basics

Second Thursday of each month

  • 11am

Fourth Tuesday of each month

  • 7pm

 Course Topics

You will learn from a certified breastfeeding instructor about the benefits of breastfeeding and what to expect during baby’s first days.