The Family Birthing Center

Classes to Get Ready for Baby

The Family Birthing Center at YRMC is with you throughout your pregnancy with fun, informative, and free or moderately priced classes. To learn more about our classes or to register, call (928) 442-8800. Space is limited so register early. Download our Classes for Expectant Mothers and their Partners brochure for information on all Family Birthing Center classes.

Family Birth Classes

  • Who:  First-time moms and their partners.
  • What:  Learn about relaxation, pain coping strategies, what to expect at the hospital, and basic infant care.
  • When:  Two-hour sessions held weekly for four weeks (You should begin this class no later than the 30th week of pregnancy).
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800

Super Saturday

  • Who:  First-time moms and their partners.
  • What:  A concentrated class that is optimal for those in their 32nd to 34th week of Pregnancy.  The content of this class is the same as the weekly series.
  • When: Once a month, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800

Breastfeeding Works!

  • Who:  Expectant moms and their partners planning to breastfeed.
  • What:  Meet with a lactation counselor for a breastfeeding class.
  • When:  Offered 6 times per year. Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800