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Programs that offer classes or other educational experiences which prepare prospective mothers and their birth partners emotionally and physically for the labor and birth process. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of birth, relaxation and breathing techniques, different types of labors, birthing/delivery options and postpartum care. Also included are programs that prepare other members of the family (grandparents and siblings) for the arrival of a new family member.

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Allentown Children's Health Improvement ProjectACHIP is a Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital home visiting program for pregnant women and families with children (birth to age 5) who live in the downtown Allentown area. ACHIP promotes health and well-being, addresses health needs and connects families with the community resources they need.LehighAllentown Children's Health Improvement Prohect (ACHIP)Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown Children's Health Improvement Project (ACHIP)ACHIP is a Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital home visiting program for pregnant women and families with children (birth to age 5) who live in the downtown Allentown area. ACHIP promotes health and well-being, addresses health needs and connects families with the community resources they need.LehighLVHN Department of Community HealthLehigh Valley Health Network
Alternatives Yes Pregnancy and Parenting Education SessionsProvides pregnancy and parenting classesFayettePregnancy and Parenting Education SessionsAlternatives Yes Pregnancy Support Center
Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center - Childbirth Classes (Upper Darby)Childbirth Classes What: Individual classes given by a registered nurse. Who: Pregnant women and support person(s) When: Tuesdays (by appointment) for 4 weeks Where: Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center, Drexel Hill Location Why: Because it’s good to be prepared!DelawareAmnion Crisis Pregnancy Center, Upper DarbyAmnion Crisis Pregnancy Center
Birth Care & Family Health ServicesBirth center, home or hospital deliveries by certified nurse midwives. Also provides prenatal care, postpartum and newborn care, natural childbirth classes and well-women gynecology care. Free pregnancy testing. Consulting Physicians: Ephrata OB/GYN Satellite Office (office visits only: 3469 Harvest Drive Gordonville, PA LancasterBirth Care & Family Health ServicesBirth Care & Family Health Services
Bryn Mawr Hospital - One Day Prepared ChildbirthOne Day Prepared Childbirth is an alternative class for couples who are unable to attend the three-week series. The content is the same as the Prepared Childbirth Series but taught in an accelerated fashion. The program is offered to couples expecting a first baby or couples who have never attended childbirth classes. Classes focus on both the physical and emotional aspects of labor and delivery, with emphasis on breathing and relaxation techniques. A tour of the Maternity Unit will be provided. Class topics include: - The natural progression of labor and delivery - Coping strategies for labor (includign medication and anesthesia options) - The role of support person - The possibility of cesarean birthMontgomeryBryn Mawr Hospital - Montgomery; Bryn MawrBryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital - Prepared Childbirth SeriesPrepared Childbirth Series offers couples expecting a first baby or couples who have never attended childbirth classes. Classes focus on both the physical and emotional aspects of labor and delivery, with emphasis on breathing and relaxation techniques. A tour of the Maternity Unit will be provided. Class topics include: - The natural progression of labor and delivery - Coping strategies for labor (including medication and anesthesia options) - The role of support person - The possibility of cesarean birthMontgomeryBryn Mawr Hospital - Montgomery; Bryn MawrBryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital - Preparing for MultiplesPreparing for Multiples offers classes designed for those expecting twins, triplets or more. Classes include: - Care in Late Pregnancy - Delivery Options - Recovery - Potential Complications - Early Days at Home - Meet and Greet with Parents of MultiplesMontgomeryBryn Mawr Hospital - Montgomery; Bryn MawrBryn Mawr Hospital
Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City Office - Real Alternatives* Pregnancy tests * Counseling and referrals * Help with decision making regarding adoption or parenting * Pre-natal and parenting education * Maternity clothing (when available) --- or referrals * Baby clothing (when available) * Diapers / formula (as available)VenangoCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
Chester County Women's ServicesWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - Chester; CoatesvilleChester County Womens Services
Chester County Women's Services - Kennett SquareWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - Kennett SquareChester County Womens Services
Chester County Women's Services - West ChesterWomen's Services are provided by the Pregnancy Care Medical Center which exists to educate and empower individuals and their families to make life-affirming choices. Services Include: - Pregnancy Tests - Baby Clothing - Ultrasound Confirmations - Biblical Counseling - Parenting Classes - Abortion Recovery - Printed Material AssistanceChesterChester County Women's Services - West ChesterChester County Womens Services
Evangelical Community Hospital - Community Health Education Center - Childbirth EducationUnionEvangelical Community Hospital - Community Health Education CenterEvangelical Community Hospital
Forest-Warren Human Services - Warren County Children & Youth - Perinatal ProgramProvide a pre- and post-natal education to families concerning fetal development, labor and delivery, post partum, feeding options, as well as development and milestones.WarrenForest-Warren Human ServicesForest-Warren Human Services
Genesis of Pittsburgh - Genesis CenterFree distribution of baby clothing (ages newborn to size 6) and baby items including cribs, car seats, bassinets, infant carriers, bath tubs, diapers, formula, and maternity clothing. Free pregnancy testing and counseling available, as well as CPR, nutrition and childbirth classes.AlleghenyGenesis of Pittsburgh - Genesis CenterGenesis of Pittsburgh
Hahnemann University Hospital - Childbirth Preparation ClassesEnhances the childbearing experience.PhiladelphiaHahnemann University Hospital - Philadelphia; North Broad StreetHahnemann University Hospital
Healthy Beginnings Plus - LGHA program for pregnant women who are income eligible. During pregnancy income eligibility increases to 215% above federal poverty guidelines. Services provided by the program include: - medical care provided by a doctor or midwife - pre-natal education by a nurse educator - assistance of a social worker - nutrition instruction - childbirth education - breastfeeding classes - smoking cessation programs - exercise classes Additional program sites: - May Grant Associates, Lancaster, Columbia, Intercourse - Diamontoni and Associates, Suburban Outpatient Pavilion Lancaster - Lancaster General Hospital/Downtown Family Medicine, Lancaster - Southeast Lancaster Health Services, Lancaster - Twin Rose Family Practice, Columbia - Walter Aument Family Health Center, Quarryville - Family & Maternity Medicine, Women and Babies Hospital Lancaster LancasterHealthy Beginnings Plus - LGHPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community HospitalFunded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Healthy Beginnings Plus is a program for pregnant women who are income eligible. During pregnancy income eligibility increases to 185% above Federal Poverty Guidelines. Services provided by the program include: - medical care provided by a doctor or nurse midwife - pre-natal education by a nurse educator - assistance of a special counselor - nutrition instruction - childbirth education - parenting and baby tips classes - breastfeeding classes - smoking cessation programs - access to dental care through affiliation with Welsh Mountain Dental Clinic Program site: Medical office building adjacent to the main hospital (Lower Level-Suite 157) LancasterHealthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community HospitalWellSpan Health
Heritage Valley Health System - Health Education Classes - MaternityHeritage Valley Health System’s maternity classes are designed to meet the needs of the expectant mother, spouse or significant other, and family members.AlleghenyHeritage Valley Health System - Health Education ClassesHeritage Valley Health System
Lancaster General Women & Babies HospitalA medical facility offering maternity and women's services. Also offers basic childbirth and breastfeeding classes. Certified breast health educators offer classes, provide educational counseling and are available to speak to local civic and social groups. Resource materials may be borrowed and Internet access is available.LancasterLancaster General Women & Babies HospitalPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Learning and Earning for Expecting MomsEight one-on-one sessions with a trained volunteer covering how to have a healthy pregnancy, feeding, care and safety of a newborn, infant and maternal health and childbirth.CumberlandCarlisle Area Family Life CenterCarlisle Area Family Life Center
Lifecycle WomanCare - Classes, Workshops and SeminarsOffers a variety of educational courses, seminars and support groups to all clients, with most courses taught or moderated by LWC staff. Offers free childbirth seminars to any woman who is pregnant or planning a pregnancy regardless of where she plans to have her baby.DelawareLifecycle WomanCare - Delaware; Bryn MawrLifecycle WomanCare
National Life CenterGuidance and counseling to mothers facing pregnancy National Life CenterNational Life Center
Nurse Family PartnershipProvides intense home visitation by nurses to first-time, low-income, at-risk mothers in Berks and Schuylkill counties.BerksCommunity Prevention Partnership of Berks CountyCommunity Prevention Partnership
Nurse-Family PartnershipProvides visiting nurses who work with on parenting, nutrition and birth control from the beginning of their pregnancy until their babies are two years old. NorthamptonVisiting Nurse Association of St. Luke'sSt Luke's University Health Network
Nurse Family Partnership of Lancaster CountyA program for women who are having their first baby. When enrolled the program pairs the women with a specially trained nurse who will visit with them throughout their pregnancy and as they parent until the child turns two years old. Nurses are specially trained and will help with this exciting and scary part of life. Nurses will help the women learn how to have a healthy pregnancy and be the best parent for their baby.LancasterNurse Family Partnership of Lancaster CountyPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Open Arms Childbirth ClassesChildbirth preparation classes using the Lamaze techniques are offered in 5 week sessions throughout the year.LancasterOpen Arms Childbirth ClassesAbundant Living Ministries
PinnacleHealth Nurse-Family PartnershipProvides nurse home visits to eligible first-time mothers early in pregnancy until child is two. Nurse sets goals with mom to ensure healthy pregnancy and healthy child.DauphinPinnacleHealth Community Health CenterPinnacleHealth
Prenatal Classes-Lock Haven Hospital-UPMC SusquehannaClasses are offered six times a year including breathing exercises, a tour, breast and formula feeding support, newborn assessment, safety and sibling classes all provided by our nursing staff and physicians. ClintonLock Haven Hospital - Haven Health Care for WomenUPMC Susquehanna
Project RAPPORTHealth education and supportive counseling in their homes or in school. Prevention services for youth. Free pregnancy testing.JeffersonGuidance Center - DuBois OfficeGuidance Center
Reproductive Health - Maternal and Family Health Services Inc. - Planned Parenthood Wilkes Barre Medical CenterHelp you care for your own, and your partner’s, sexual and reproductive health. Services provided regardless of age, income or insurance coverage. Free or low cost care, includes: STD screening and treatment Gynecological and pelvic exams Contraceptive methods and counseling Pregnancy tests Breast and cervical screenings Counseling and referrals Teen reproductive services are also available. No parental permission is required and all services are confidential. Insurance is not billed for teens under 18, so no visits will appear on any insurance statements.LuzerneMaternal and Family Health Services Inc. - Luzerne CountyMaternal and Family Health Services Inc.
St. Mary Medical Center - Focus on MotherhoodChildbirth and newborn care classes : Focus on motherhood. Have fun while preparing for childbirth. Learn how to have a healthy baby, what to expect during labor and delivery and how to care for your newborn baby.BucksSt. Mary Medical Center - Support GroupsSt. Mary Medical Center
UPMC Altoona Child Birth EducationEducation and information on child birthing.BlairUPMC Altoona Child Birth EducationUPMC Altoona
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    Women's Care CenterThe mission to provide knowledgeable and empathetic, non-judgmental, comprehensive, skilled and sustained care and education in an environment of welcome, safety and peace. We accomplish this by offering free pregnancy tests, free ultrasound, and free incentive based parenting classes. Please, see Class Calendar on our website.YorkWomen's Care CenterWomen's Care Center
    Women's Care Center of Erie County - Main Administrative Office - Childbirth ClassesA certified childbirth educator will instruct classes and help prepare expectant mothers and their coaches for the labor experience.ErieWomen's Care Center of Erie County - Main Administrative OfficeWomen's Care Center of Erie County
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