Labor and Delivery

Childbirth Education Classes League City Campus and Galveston Campus

Childbirth 101

Childbirth Education ClassLearn everything you need to know about your upcoming birth and how to take care of your baby in this course.

This course includes information on preparing to give birth and coping with labor and birth, hospital practices, induction and augmentation of labor, medications, epidurals, cesarean birth, postpartum, baby care, and breastfeeding.

Our hands-on approach to teaching comfort techniques will enhance your learning experience as you practice relaxation skills during each class. Includes a hospital tour and written materials.

All expecting moms are welcome to join our childbirth education classes.


The course includes the following:

  • Tips for Common Discomforts
  • Anatomy of Pregnancy
  • Stages of Labor
  • Breathing & Relaxation
  • How Do I Know if I’m in Labor?
  • Medical Interventions
  • Pain Relief
  • Cesarean Sections
  • Celebration & Recovery Time
  • Support Person’s Role
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Feeding Your Baby, Breastfeeding
  • Infant Care

Cost: $100

Important Details:

  • You should schedule classes with the goal of being completed by the 36th week of pregnancy. 
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and you may bring yoga mat and pillow.
  • Each mother is allowed to bring one support person to each class.
  • Registration is not complete until the payment has been received. Credit card, cash and checks accepted. 
  • Refunds for cancellations are subject to a $25 processing fee and must be requested prior to the date of the first class. Please call Julie Tavarez at (832) 505-3302 or (409) 772-2468.


Classes held at UTMB Health League City Campus, 3rd Floor, Room 3.416,
2240 Gulf Fwy S., League City, TX   

Birthing Tours and Classes-Free Parking

Dates and Times:

League City Campus classes will be held Tuesday evenings from 7–9 p.m. When Labor and Delivery services move to our new Clear Lake Campus, classes will be held there. The 4 week series will begin the first Tuesday of the month in the following months:

  • April 2019
  • June 2019
  • August 2019
  • October 2019
  • Nov/Dec 2019


Classes held at UTMB Health Jennie Sealy Hospital, Suite 2.506A
712 Texas Ave, Galveston, TX   

Jennie Sealy Map

Dates and Times:

Galveston Campus classes will be held Saturday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The class will be held the second Saturday of the month in the following months:

  • March 9, 2019
  • May 11, 2019
  • July 13, 2019
  • Sept. 14, 2019
  • Nov. 9, 2019


To register for childbirth education classes, please complete the form below. When you submit a form, a representative will contact you soon to confirm your registration.

Is this your first child?
Have you taken childbirth classes before?

Method of payment:
Credit Card payment will be collected during the registration confirmation phone call. If paying by cash or check, you will be instructed on options to arrange payment during the confirmation phone call. If you have any questions about registration or payment please contact Julie Tavarez-Bunyan at (832) 505-3302 or (409) 772-2468.

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