Prepared Childbirth One Day Class - Kalamazoo
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Prepared Childbirth One Day Class - Kalamazoo

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Dec 14, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
Kalamazoo, MI

This class will help your family prepare for the birth of your child. Medicaid accepted

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Register online by clicking the register box or call Bronson Health Answers at (269) 341-7723 or (800) 451-6310.

Starting in November of 2019, if you enroll in these five classes – Prepared Childbirth, Baby Care, Baby Safety, Boot Camp for New Dads and Successful Breastfeeding, you will receive a package price of $150 (regularly $180) by entering the promo code "BABY30" at checkout.

Fees & Payment

$60 or Medicaid.


Learn things that will to help you during pregnancy, labor, and delivery for vaginal and Cesarean section births, including:

  • Stages and phases of labor
  • How to know when you're in labor
  • Relaxation
  • Breathing patterns
  • Coping skills to relieve discomfort
  • Pain relief both natural and medical
  • Support person's role
  • Postpartum experience
  • And more...

The class includes a tour of the Bronson Birth Place.

This class should be taken between the 28th and 38th week of pregnancy. We expect that each mom registered will bring a support person with her to class.

Medicaid is accepted and financial aid is available.

*Class content is the same at both the Bronson Battle Creek and Kalamazoo locations.  If you live or work near Battle Creek, or the dates and times work better for you, you may choose to take this class there (even if you plan to deliver your baby at Bronson Kalamazoo).  One exception is the tour during the last hour of the class.  If you choose a prepared childbirth class in Battle Creek, you can still register for a free tour of the Birth Place in Kalamazoo.

Please bring 2 pillows and a beach towel or small blanket with you to class and dress in comfortable clothing.  Also, if you have a birthing (exercise) ball or yoga mat, you may wish to bring those items.  There will be floor exercises and positions in class.

You are welcome to bring drinks or snacks to class.

You will have about a 45-60 minute lunch break.  There are cafeterias at Bronson or you will have time to go out.

The class will be held in the basement of the Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education, Classrooms 3A & 3B

Related Documents

Where to go When you have your Baby

Map to Gilmore Center

Gilmore Center Layout


  • Arlynne Reiman, RN


Carolyn Call, BSN, RN, Coordinator of Family Centered Education at (269) 341-7521 or (269) 330-0001, send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location Instructor
1. Sat, December 14 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education Arlynne Reiman, RN

Location Details

  • Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
    7 Healthcare Plaza
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    Main: (269) 341-7844
    Fax: (269) 341-8523

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Related Information

Need Help Registering?

Call Bronson HealthAnswers at 
(269) 341-7723 or
(800) 451-6310

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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