Savor the Tiniest Moments
We provide a supportive environment for moms-to-be, so you can focus on having a healthy pregnancy and delivery.
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Classes and Resources
As part of our commitment to building healthier communities, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is dedicated to supporting families as they welcome a new baby. We offer a variety of supportive services, resources and classes to help you before, during and after childbirth.
Our services include:
Inpatient support and outpatient appointments with certified lactation consultants to help mother and baby bond.
This group prenatal care program replaces one-on-one visits with your provider. Led by certified nurse-midwives and obstetricians and complete with health checks, education and support from other expectant mothers.
Educational classes in English and Spanish to help parents prepare for a new baby, with topics including childbirth preparation, water births and infant safety.
Preventive health care, nutrition education and other support and services for underserved and uninsured women and children.
Take a parenting or childbirth preparation class
We offer education to help you prepare for your new baby. Find out more and register anytime by:
Download our free guide
Preparing for childbirth can be overwhelming. To help you get started, we’ve created a free downloadable guide that provides everything you need to know as you take your first steps toward motherhood with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.
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