Childbirth Education

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Getting ready for baby

If you are having a child, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by questions and concerns about your pregnancy and upcoming birthing experience. Even if you're just thinking about becoming pregnant, you likely have some questions about planning for a baby.

Henry Ford Health System offers a variety of educational resources for pregnancy, delivery and caring for your newborn. These resources can help answer many of your questions and help you gain confidence as you prepare for your new arrival.

We provide a full range of childbirth education classes that cover birth preparation, breastfeeding, infant care and more. And be sure to check our our educational videos that touch on commonly asked questions and key pregnancy topics. Inside our guide, "Your Pregnancy" you'll find detailed information on things like:

  • Nutrition and exercise guidelines
  • Labor and birth overview
  • Care after birth (postpartum)
  • Mom and baby testing
  • What to expect: your baby's growth and your body's changes
  • General help information
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