Nurse educator instructs a couple during a prenatal class

At the Family Birth Center, our experienced nurse educators lead prenatal classes for expectant parents and families. We can help the whole family prepare for your child's birth — including siblings and grandparents. Several of our classes are offered for free.

Registration is required to attend a class. See our list of course options below.

In addition to classes on our main campus in Hyde Park, we also offer prenatal classes in Harvey on our University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial campus.

Prenatal & Family Classes at the Family Birth Center

The Family Birth Center - Hyde Park offers a selection of prenatal and family classes, including several free classes. Especially if this is your first pregnancy — and even if it isn't — we encourage you and your spouse, partner or co-parent to take prenatal classes and a birth center tour. We also offer classes to help siblings and grandparents prepare for your little one's arrival.