This free five-week course is taught by certified childbirth educators. A weekend class is also available several times a year. Expectant parents are encouraged to take this class in their third trimester, completing it by their 35th to 36th week. A variety of topics include: the role of the support person, nutrition and exercise, stages of labor, breathing and comfort techniques, pain management options, what to expect at the hospital, cesarean sections, and adjusting to life with a new baby. The class includes a tour of the BirthPlace at Alamance Regional unless temporary visitor restrictions are in place. Register online by clicking the link above or by calling the LiveWell Line at 336-586-4000. You must register each person who will be attending the class.