Prenatal education

Prenatal Education

Welia Health offers a four-part prenatal education series designed to help you understand your pregnancy and your baby’s developmental stages, achieve a healthy pregnancy, and prepare for the birthing process and parenting.

We utilize a combination of lectures, audiovisuals, guest speakers, and open floor discussion to help you learn all about the birthing experience.

Prenatal class topics

Class 1
  • Introductions and general information
  • Fetal development
  • Warning signs of premature labor
  • Is this really labor?
  • OB department tour
Class 2
  • “What ifs” in pregnancy
  • Labor epidurals and spinals
  • Preparing for your hospital stay
Class 3
  • Newborn care during hospital stay and at home
  • Dietitian
  • Physical therapy
  • Hands-on baby care
Class 4
  • Public health resources
  • Birth control after pregnancy
  • Infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Prenatal class schedule

Prenatal Education classes are available six times a year in Mora and Pine City. Classes start on the first Tuesday of the month and meet weekly for four weeks from 5–7pm. See the Calendar of Events for more detailed information.

We look forward to meeting you and discussing your concerns and experiences as well as sharing our insights about the entire birth process.