Prenatal Classes and Resources
Having a baby changes your life forever. If this is your first child, you are giving birth both to your baby
and to your new role as a parent. The resources on this page can help you prepare to welcome your baby.
Prenatal Class Videos
The videos below capture Holliday Tyson, a midwife, teaching a prenatal class. You'll learn what to expect as
you move closer to going into labor, delivering your baby and caring for your newborn.
Welcoming Your Newborn
You know you are pregnant and that you'll be welcoming a baby into your life. Even though you know all this, the
first few weeks after your baby is born can feel disorienting. During the birth process there are various people
providing support. Then you are at home completely responsible for this tiny new life. Some of these feelings
are shared in "Modeling Appreciation for The Gift"
Having a baby is entering into a life-long commitment. In many ways it is a bigger commitment than marriage.
When you get married you exchange vows. These vows declare how you promise to show up for each other. What
parenting vows are you making to your child? You can print out a copy of these
Caring for Your Newborn