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Childbirth Education

Birth Center

Childbirth Education & Parent Support

We want you to be confident and comfortable as you prepare to welcome your new baby into your life.  We offer parents, grandparents - even new siblings - many opportunities to learn more about labor and delivery, as well as valuable skills for when you bring baby home.  

Whether you feel you know a little or  know a lot we would love to have you join us. 

Most insurance companies reimburse for childbirth classes. If your company does not and cost prohibits you from signing up for class, please contact us at 603 609-6964 or

*If a class is filled up, be sure to put your name on the waitlist and check back frequently as we're always adding classes, or contact us at:

Birth Center In-Person Tour

For tours offered in 2024, please click here

**If you are attending another class, check to see if a tour is included.  One ticket is good for the expecting person and their partner/support.

Childbirth Education Classes

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Prepared Childbirth Series (5 Classes)

This class covers  traditional childbirth education.

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend classes

Week nights too busy? The Prepared Childbirth Classes, Weekend edition is a way to get some of what is offered through the 5-Week series.

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Kriya Birth, Mind Body Birth Education

This four-week series is designed for birthing persons looking for a deeper exploration of the mind/body connection through pregnancy and birth. One ticket is good for a couple.

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Vaginal Birth after Cesarean

Once a cesarean always a cesarean? It’s not that simple. Join us to learn about VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean).

*Please reach out to us by email if you are interested in this class: 

Cesarean Delivery Class

This class is intended for those expecting to have a Cesarean birth (C-section). Click to register for our next class offering

*Please reach out to us if you are interested in this class and our next date doesn't work for you: 

Breastfeeding Classes

  • Breastfeeding 101

Class material covers the basics of breastfeeding: recommendations, anatomy, latch, supply & demand, and more! *Partners are highly encouraged to attend*     

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  • Breastfeeding 102

This class builds upon the information shared in Breastfeeding 101. Topics covered include components of breastmilk, pumping, storage, returning to work or school, and more! *Partners are highly encouraged to attend.

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Great Beginnings

This class will provide expectant parents or caregivers with great information on newborn development, and what to expect in the early weeks of parenting.

  • For 2024 dates click here

Micro-birth Class

Long-term health is the best gift you can give to your baby. Come learn about what the microbiome is, why it is so important, and what you can do to give a healthy one to your baby. 

Infant Massage

Learn to communicate love and respect through the nurturing touch of infant massage.This class is intended for moms, dads, or caretakers. Class can be taken prenatally or it can be taken with infants up to 3 months. One ticket covers attendance for up to two caregivers.

  • For 2024 class dates, click here

Car Seat Safety Checks

We offer families an opportunity to see that their car seats are installed safely prior to the birth of their new baby. Please contact us at (603) 740-2496 to make an appointment or click on the links below to see our scheduled dates. We hold scheduled events every other month

Winter appointments (February & December)

Spring, Summer & Fall appointments (April, June, August, October)

Appointments are required. Please contact (603) 740-2496 for questions and additional dates.

Sibling Class

In this class you will meet with one of our Certified Child Life Specialists where brothers and sisters to-be will participate in an engaging activity together. This free class is intended for children ages 3 and older.

*One registration is good for each family regardless of the number of children attending.

  • To register for our 2024 dates, click here

Grandparents Class

This class is designed to help grandparents understand recent changes in childbirth and early infant care. In addition to this we discuss creative ways to support the new parents. Both grandparents are encouraged to attend. 

For 2024 class dates click here

Support Groups

New Parents Support Group

Come and meet other new parents and discuss topics of concern to you. This group is facilitated by someone from our lactation department and child life specialists. We meet in-person every Wednesday from 1:30 - 2:30pm.

  • For 2024 dates, register here   Please register in advance.

Milk Break

This class is currently on hold. If you have questions, please reach out to our lactation team 603-740-2233.

Finding Yourself in Motherhood

This class is currently on hold. If you have questions, please email Lyndi Sargent at

Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness at The Works Family Health and Fitness Center

Visit The Works to learn more

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the Childbirth Education at (603) 740-2867 or email us

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