Our Understanding Birth eClass is open to all families regardless of birth hospital.

This interactive program uses videos, personal birth stories, animations, activities, and games to teach you all of the essential information you need to help you prepare for birth. 

Topics include:

  • Pregnancy body changes, discomforts, warning signs, nutrition and exercise
  • Labor birth preparation, pre-labor signs, onset of labor and 3D animation of labor process
  • Stages of Labor real-life birth stories
  • Comfort Techniques breathing, relaxation, labor and pushing positions and advice for partners
  • Medical Procedures -  induction and augmentation, fetal monitoring, medical pain relief, and assistance for 2nd stage
  • Cesarean Birth - reasons for surgical delivery, risks/benefits, the procedure and recovery
  • Newborns -  newborn procedures, appearance, a newborn's world, SIDS prevention, choosing a Healthcare provider for baby
  • Postpartum - physical and emotional changes, breastfeeding basics and more

Your online childbirth class registration includes:

  • Online access for 9 months
  • Personalized support with a Childbirth Instructor
  • Private 2 hour session in person with instructor depends on current hospital COVID policies. (available only at Columbia St. Mary's - Milwaukee or Ozaukee; Elmbrook Hospital Campus; St. Joseph Hospital Campus; or St. Francis Hospital Campus)

Once your registration has been submitted, the online class code will be sent in your confirmation email.

This online childbirth education class is provided by Ascension Wisconsin through InJoy Birth and Parenting Education. If you have questions regarding the class, please contact Childbirth Educator Michelle Uttke, BSN, RN at 414-447-2622

Instructor(s):  Michelle Uttke, BSN RN

Registration Details

To make sure you receive the registration confirmation and all e-communications regarding your Childbirth eLearning class, please add [email protected] and [email protected] to your email client contacts.

Location Information

  • Online Class
  • From any computer or mobile device, Milwaukee, WI, 53210 US



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