Preparing for Birth in a Day - Guthrie Lourdes Hospital

Sunday, February 18, 2024 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Guthrie Vestal Shippers Road

3101 Shippers Road
Vestal, NY 13850

Gaining evidence-based knowledge of the labor/birth process is not only comforting, but empowers you to have your best birth experience.

This one-day class will prepare you for the birth of your baby by exploring the stages of labor/birth, coping and relaxation skills, and medical interventions such as induction of labor, epidurals, and cesarean birth.

Time is spent on discussion, videos, and practicing coping and relaxation skills (breathing & more).

This class is designed for the mother-to-be and one labor support person. Class attendance is recommended anytime during the third trimester.

Contact Sarah via email with any questions or concerns regarding classes at

Please bring any snacks or drinks wanted during class and wear comfortable clothing.

Class attendance is recommended anytime during the third trimester or anytime after 6 months of gestation.

All class information and updates are communicated via email. Please include an up-to-date and accessible email address in the class registration information.

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For more information, contact Sarah Kline at


Sarah Kline

Sarah worked as a labor/delivery RN for five years. She is a certified childbirth educator through PCE, and started teaching in October 2017.