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Childbirth and Parenting Classes at UPMC Lititz

Breastfeeding Class

This two-hour class is designed to assist women in learning skills to promote successful breastfeeding. Information on latch, positioning, how to evaluate feeding progress and avoidance of problems and pitfalls is included.

  • Registration Fee: $20. Fee is waived for those giving birth at UPMC Lititz. 
  • Call 717-625-5420 for more information on upcoming classes and individual instruction.

Prepared Childbirth 5-week Series

This multi-week course includes information on pregnancy, delivery and postpartum care from body changes during pregnancy, breastfeeding, prenatal exercise, infant care and beyond. Classes consist of five two-hour sessions. It's best to start this class somewhere between 28-32 weeks of pregnancy. A tour of the UPMC Lititz Women's Place is included.

Class takes place in the UPMC Lititz Multipurpose Room. Please enter through the visitor entrance.

  • Registration Fee: $100. Fee is waived for those giving birth at UPMC Lititz. 
  • Call 717-625-5420 for more information on upcoming classes and individual instruction.

Cesarean Birth

A single individual class designed for expectant parents who are anticipating a cesarean birth. Focus is on the physical and emotional aspects of a cesarean birth experience and touches on relaxation as a coping skill. Class includes information about the reasons for cesarean birth, medications and anesthesia, postpartum recovery and newborn appearance and procedures. The important role of the dad/partner before, during, and after birth will be discussed. A certified childbirth educator will contact you to schedule one 2 hour class.

  • Registration fee: $75 (includes partner). Fee is waived for those giving birth at UPMC Lititz. 
  • Call 717-625-5420 for more information on upcoming classes and individual instruction.

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