Health & Wellness Programs

Understanding Birth - ENGLISH (eClass) You set the pace; learn from home!

Understanding Birth - ENGLISH (eClass)


Our NEW online childbirth class is a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust as you prepare for your upcoming birth. In this class, you’ll learn all about the birth process and medical procedures through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also get a sense of what labor is really like as you watch several birth stories. You’ll even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan! 

Expectant parents can also explore our labor and delivery unit and maternity ward online. Watch our Virtual Tour of the Birthplace at Lowell General Hospital!

Who Should Enroll?

Expectant couples should enroll in a class that ends one-two months before due date.


  • The course is self-paced and takes about 4-6 hours to complete in total.
  • Once online payment is completed, you will receive an email receipt with instructions and login information. 
  • You’ll have access to the eClass for 9 months after you first log in.

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Insurance Reimbursement and Financial Assistance

Many insurance companies offer reimbursement for attending childbirth education classes. Check with your insurance company to see if your plan offers reimbursement.

Financial assistance is available. Fill out our Ask a Childbirth Educator Form to see if you qualify.

Regular Fee


Employee Fee


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