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 five weeks (You should begin this class no later than the 27th week of pregnancy).
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800

Just the Basics

  • Who:  First-time moms and their partners.
  • What:  A concentrated class for those who are too close to their due date for the five-week series or because work or school commitments prevent them from participating in the longer series.
  • When:  Sessions last 2-1/2 hours and are held weekly for three weeks.
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800

Breastfeeding Works!

  • Who:  New moms and their babies.
  • What:  Meet with a YRMC lactation consultant for a breastfeeding class.
  • When:  Four-hour class on the second Saturday of the month.  
  • Register:  (928) 442-8800