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Prepared Childbirth

Designed to offer detailed childbirth preparation in a small group setting. The class size is limited to encourage questions, discussion and individual attention. Topics include physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, the labor and birth process, Cesarean birth, pain management, post partum and the newborn. Class will integrate massage and breathing awareness with relaxation training.

2020 Class Sessions


Each session has one two-hour class, each week for 4 weeks, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Boone Hospital's Conference Center Room A. 

Series 6 June 9, 16, 23, 30
Series 7 July 7, 14, 21, 28
Series 8 August 4, 11, 18, 25
Series 9 September 8, 15, 22, 29
Series 10 October 6, 13, 20, 27
Series 11 November 3, 10, 17, 24


Classes are held in Boone Hospital Conference Center Room 1A. You may park in the parking garage across from Boone Hospital on William Street. Take the pedestrian bridge from level 2 of the parking garage into the main hospital building and take the stairs or elevator down to the first floor. The conference center is located across from the admissions desk at the main entrance.

This four week class costs $65. To register or for more information about Boone Family Birthplace's Family Life Education programs, please call 573.815.6400 or 800.872.9008, or write:

Family Life Education Coordinator
Boone Hospital Center
1600 East Broadway Box 48
Columbia MO, 65201

We invite you to tour our birthing and family suites, either in conjunction with a prepared childbirth class, or by appointment.

Call 573.815.8445 for more information or to schedule a private tour.

Read new parent testimonials on our MyBooneHealth Blog.

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