Child Birthing Classes:
- The Bradley Method
- Birth Boot Camp
Please check the calendar for schedules.
Classes are taught by certified childbirth educators and are offered at an additional charge. Registration is required. Contact the instructor directly.
Classes are required of first-time mothers and for those having their first out-of-hospital birth. Our classes are taught by certified instructors who specialize in preparing couples for natural and out-of-hospital birth.
Breastfeeding classes are offered every month by Susan Dial, IBCLC, or by Connie Blokkum, APRN, CNM. Fathers are highly encouraged to attend. The cost is $30.00 per couple, payable by PayPal, Venmo, or Zelle. Registration is required. Sign up at the front desk or call KBC at 832-437-5876.
You are encouraged to become involved with a local La Leche League group, especially if this is your first baby or have had breastfeeding difficulties in the past. Katy Birth Center offers lactation help for those clients who deliver their babies with us as part of the package of care. We also have referral sources listed on Our Others We Know Of page.
Care of Mother & Baby Classes:
Care of Mother & Baby class, also referred to as Newborn Care class, is offered every other month by our Staff Midwives. This class will cover all aspects of your postpartum care and is required if this is your first baby or your first out-of-hospital delivery. It will give you the foundation of what is normal for an immediate postpartum mother as well as normal newborn characteristics. This class will give you the confidence to take care of your new baby and when to call the midwife for concerns.
The cost is $30 per couple, payable by Cash, Check, PayPal, Venmo, and Cash App, if you attend one of the Saturday group classes. The cost is $50 per couple, (no Checks), for a private or small group class held at Katy Birth Center. The cost is $80 per couple, (no Checks), for a private class taught in your home. These classes are currently limited to 6 couples per class to allow for social distancing. Additional classes are added if the class reaches capacity.
Refer to Our Website Calendar for Current Class Schedules, Instructors’ Contact Information for Registration, and Class Fees.
You may sign up for these classes at the front desk or call Mandy at 832-437-5876 Registration is REQUIRED for all our classes.