Comprehensive Childbirth Classes

Comprehensive Childbirth Classes

Classes are designed to prepare you to understand what is happening throughout your labor and provide tools and techniques which will allow you to work with your labor. Topics presented in the classes, through both lecture and video, include medications, phases and stages of labor, comfort measures, problems which may occur in late pregnancy and a brief presentation on the postpartum recovery period.

Wednesday Comprehensive Childbirth Class: $90.00
Saturday Comprehensive Childbirth Class: $95.00

Wednesdays, 6-9 pm Two 3-hour classes

  • 6/6/18 & 6/13/18
  • 7/11/18 & 7/18/18**
  • 8/1/18 & 8/8/18
  • 9/5/18 & 9/12/18
  • 10/3/18 & 10/10/18
  • 11/7/18 & 11/14/18
  • 12/5/18 & 12/12/18

**Note: Starting in July, Austin Born will take over instruction of the class for Nancy Fontaine-Cantwell. Registration and payment can be made at

Instructor – Nan Fontaine-Cantwell

I have been a nurse for over 50 years, 21 of which have been right here at Women Partners in Health. I have had the privilege and passion to help women and couples have the most comfortable, positive, and joyous experience as possible. The process of childbirth is exciting and perhaps a little overwhelming and I am happy that you allow me to participate and be part of this special time in your life.

To register for this class please contact Nan at or 512.459.8082. Registration forms are provided by our front desk staff upon request.

Make check payable to Nancy Fontaine-Cantwell.

Jami Yaeger, Owner AustinBorn
Jacqueline Chandler, Manager AustinBorn

AustinBorn provides modern education and support for modern families. We offer birth and postpartum doula support, comprehensive classes, and inclusive community gatherings for expecting and new parents.

Jami and Jacqueline have over 10 years of experience supporting families on the journey from conception through early parenting. They are certified birth and postpartum doulas and educators, with a focus on evidence-based maternal and newborn care. Expecting parents will leave this class feeling confident and prepared for labor, birth, and the postpartum journeys.

Registration and payment can be made at

Saturdays, 9:00am-4pm One 6 hour class

  • 6/16/18
  • 6/30/18
  • 8/18/18
  • 9/15/18
  • 10/20/18
  • 11/17/18
  • 12/15/18

Instructor: Jillian Silva

I have been a certified childbirth educator since 1995, and have taught at the YWCA, privately, and at various hospitals. My certification is with ICEA, an International Childbirth Education Association that supports educators and other health care providers who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care. I have four children all taller than me, a wonderful husband who’s passion is hot rods and a beautiful American bulldog named Floyd.

  • Registration and payment can be made online for this class;
  • Please contact Jillian Silva with any questions 512-859-3905