5 Natural Childbirth Classes In St. Louis, MO

Katie GriffinLocal Birth Resources

Finding a high-quality natural childbirth class that fits your birth philosophy, coping style, and schedule is hard enough. We created this list of the top 5 natural childbirth classes in St. Louis to help make your choice a little easier.

We’ve created a list of five natural childbirth classes that will help you prepare for a natural childbirth in the St. Louis, MO metropolitan area. These classes have all been recommended to be included on this list. Each class presents a different curriculum, and will offer varied approaches to childbirth. Do your homework to find the best fit for your birth philosophy and coping style.

Here’s our list of top natural childbirth classes in St. Louis:

Kopa Birth®
kopaAVATAR copyKopa Birth® offers local and online childbirth classes to prepare couples for natural birth. Practice deep relaxation, breathing techniques, labor positions, and much more. Kopa Birth® can help you prepare for an amazing natural birth!
Website: www.kopabirth.com

Video-based, Online Childbirth Classes
• Cost: $195+
• 8 comprehensive video classes
• 12+ hours of instruction
• Natural hospital birth footage
• Mock labor experience
• Downloadable relaxation audio tracks and course manual

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers a wide range of childbirth classes. Their prepared childbirth class covers labor and birth, breathing and relaxation, pain control and medical interventions. Their Natural Birth and Labor Preparation course is geared towards minimizing medical interventions. They also have breastfeeding and newborn care classes.
Phone: 314-362-6667
Website: www.barnesjewish.org/Medical-Services/Obstetrics-Gynecology/Women-Infants/Preparing-for-Childbirth-Labor-and-Delivery/Childbirth-Education-Classes

Birth and Wellness Center
The Birth and Wellness Center offers a venue for a few different instructors to teach their classes. New Generation Birth teaches a 6-week class that is geared towards home birth, but is also beneficial for hospital births. Birthworks is a 9-week class that is comprehensive in nutrition, postpartum, breastfeeding and natural birth.  They offer many other courses that are different lengths and cover different techniques.
Phone: 636-294-6441
Website: www.mybirthandwellness.com

Missouri Baptist
Missouri Baptist is the hospital of choice for women desiring a natural birth. They offer a four week natural childbirth class. The class covers the stages of labor and birth, breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort measures and support.
Phone: 314-996-5433
Website: www.mobapbaby.org/Labor-Delivery/My-Birth-Options/Natural-Childbirth

Naturally Prepared
Naturally Prepared offers a 6-session course that is geared towards out-of-hospital births, but is useful to those preparing for a natural birth in the hospital with a supportive team. The course covers physiology, pain coping, relaxation, comfort measures and the role of the partner.
Phone: 314-225-7891
Website: www.naturallyprepared4birth.com

Wonderfully Made
Wonderfully Made offers an 8-week class that covers pregnancy discomforts, prenatal nutrition, exercises, relaxation techniques, partner support, stages of labor, complications, postpartum, newborns and breastfeeding.
Phone: 636-498-9186
Website: www.wonderfullymadebirth.org

Kopa Birth’s online childbirth classes allow you to prepare for a natural childbirth in the comfort of your own home, 24/7. Enroll today in our free online childbirth class to learn more about preparing for natural childbirth.