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Best Childbirth Classes in New York, NY

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored New York City Childbirth Classes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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100 Reade Street, New York, NY 10013

Why choose this provider?

The Birth Studio provides educational resources to pregnant and birthing women in New York City and the surrounding areas. It uses the DreamBirth system, which uses pictures and guided exercises to make the birthing process easier. The system has benefits like making labor less painful, reducing the side effects of drugs, and helping the baby get into the right position. Its classes range from six-week intensive programs to labor and pain management courses. The Birth Studio has doulas, yoginis, acupuncturists, craniosacral therapists, and Alexander Technique practitioners on its team.

  • Childbirth Preparation

123 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (10)

Why choose this provider?

MindfulBirth with Mary Esther Malloy caters to pregnant women in and around New York City. It conducts childbirth classes to help women have a safe and smooth delivery. The institution teaches clients about labor rehearsals, practicing body scans and breathing techniques, and skills for navigating the long game of parenting. It also offers doula services for shorter labor, less use of epidurals, and increased breastfeeding rates. Owner Mary Esther Malloy has been supporting new families for over two decades.

  • Maternal Wellness Support
  • Nutrition Advisory & Support
  • Childbirth Preparation

141 W 72nd St #1, New York, NY 10023

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4.5 (45)
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4.0 (41)
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5.0 (28)

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Prenatal Yoga Center caters to the mothers' childbirth education needs in New York City. It teaches clients both in virtual and face-to-face settings. The team offers various programs that include childbirth preparation, newborn care and lactation fundamentals, infant safety, and comforting touches for birth. The center also has an in-person support group for new parents and provides prenatal yoga. Owner and director Deb Flashenberg is a DONA-certified labor support doula and a Lamaze-certified childbirth educator.

  • Childbirth Preparation

1182 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028
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5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Child Birth Prep serves expectant parents all over New York City. It assists clients in preparing for the challenges of labor and delivery by offering a variety of classes. Its childbirth preparation class covers topics such as relaxation and pushing, different types of births, pain management options, labor stages, and breast-feeding techniques. There are also infant CPR and baby care basics classes available. Latifa Whitlock, the company's owner, has been in the industry since 1999 and holds the CCE and CBC designations.

  • Lactation Consulting
  • Nutrition Advisory & Support
  • Childbirth Preparation

Helmsley Medical Tower 1320 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Why choose this provider?

NY Baby Prep provides educational resources to prospective mothers and their families in New York City and the surrounding areas. It offers classes ranging from childbirth education preparation to newborn care and safety, breastfeeding basics, and infant and child CPR. Clients have the choice to attend group sessions of no more than three couples or in-home private sessions. The company consists of internationally board-certified lactation consultants, childbirth educators, and board-certified practitioners in pediatrics, family health, and women's health.

  • Lactation Consulting
  • Maternal Wellness Support
  • Nutrition Advisory & Support

173 W 78th St, New York, NY 10024

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4.8 (32)
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4.5 (28)

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NYC Birth Village Doulas serves soon-to-be mothers in and around New York City. It offers childbirth classes to enable clients to have a smooth and safe delivery. The center discusses the stages and phases of labor, optimal fetal positioning, effacement and dilation, and common hospital interventions, including inductions, epidurals, and cesarean births. It also provides lactation and pumping and preparation for postpartum and infant care support. Founders Karla and Narchi hold birth doula and breastfeeding counselor certifications.

  • Lactation Consulting
  • Maternity support
  • Childbirth Preparation

370 West 58th St. Suite 1C, New York, NY 10019

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5.0 (66)
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4.8 (20)
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4.7 (18)

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City Births educates parents in New York City about their childcare options. Its professionals educate parents on evidence-based breastfeeding, infant care, and formula preparation. They assist clients in preparing for childbirth by offering classes in intensive preparation and cesarean birth preparation. In addition, classes such as Boot Camp for Dads, Infant Sleep Workshop, and CPR and Safety are available. Andrea Lee, the company's founder, holds an ICEA certification. She is a co-founder of the non-profit organization Bowery Babes.

  • Childbirth Preparation

404 East 75th Street, TA, New York, NY 10021

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Baby Kases, LLC, helps soon-to-be mothers in New York City with their childbirth by providing classes. Clients can choose between an intensive four-hour virtual weekend class or an online or in-person private program. Kim, a certified childbirth educator, teaches moms about the changes in their last weeks of pregnancy, breastfeeding, managing the labor experience, and the postpartum period. Kim has been teaching childbirth classes since 2013 and has been a labor and delivery nurse for more than 14 years.

  • Childbirth Preparation

2183 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229

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4.0 (4)
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5.0 (1)

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GentlebirthingNYC HypnoBirthing offers classes to prospective mothers and their families in New York City and the surrounding areas. It helps clients achieve safer, more comfortable births and avoid routine or unnecessary interventions such as a C-section. Its 4-session course covers nutrition, prenatal exercises and bonding, partner support, stages of labor, and positions for birth. Sara Kramer is a Certified HypnoBirthing Instructor who has assisted more than 1,700 mothers. She has also been featured on CBS News.

  • Maternal Wellness Support
  • Nutrition Advisory & Support
  • Maternity support

63 Thompson Street- Suite 3A, New York, NY 10012

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4.5 (12)

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Your Birth Matters responds to the childbirth education needs of soon-to-be mothers in New York City and the surrounding areas. Founder and director Mary Eikeseth blends lectures, demonstrations, video presentations, and applications in her classes. Her lessons cover various topics, which include natural pain coping techniques, labor signs and stages, support person's role in childbirth, and caesarian prevention. Mary has been a Lamaze-certified childbirth educator for more than 20 years. She was also a labor and delivery nurse.

  • Childbirth Preparation

11 E. 86th St Pediatrics of New York, New York, NY 10028

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4.0 (38)
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4.8 (10)
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5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Stork & Cradle has been helping expecting couples in New York City on their journey to parenthood since 2001. It provides Lamaze childbirth classes, which teach expecting mothers how to manage contractions with pain-coping skills, negotiate care options and birthing plans, and provide postpartum recovery guides. It also conducts classes about breastfeeding, infant and baby care, caesarian birth, and postpartum care. Stork & Cradle's owner, Tamara Hawkins, is a registered nurse and a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator.

  • Childbirth Preparation

11 Park Place, New York, NY 10007

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4.7 (48)
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5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Tribeca Pediatrics works with parents in and around New York City. It conducts live online group classes to provide guidance and preparation for childbirth, from labor to postpartum care. The company teaches clients about medical procedures, such as monitoring, induction, and cesarean birth, as well as basic coping pushing, and post-birth procedures. It also has topics related to baby care and feeding and CPR and safety. Tribeca Pediatrics has been in the industry for over 25 years.

  • Maternity support
  • Maternal Wellness Support
  • Body Awareness

Compare our Top Childbirth Classes

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
The Birth Studio
100 Reade Street, New York, NY 10013
MindfulBirth with Mary Esther Malloy
123 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011
Prenatal Yoga Center
141 W 72nd St #1, New York, NY 10023
Child Birth Prep
1182 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028
NY Baby Prep
Helmsley Medical Tower 1320 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021
NYC Birth Village Doulas
173 W 78th St, New York, NY 10024
City Births
370 West 58th St. Suite 1C, New York, NY 10019
Baby Kases LLC
404 East 75th Street, TA, New York, NY 10021
GentlebirthingNYC HypnoBirthing
2183 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Your Birth Matters
63 Thompson Street- Suite 3A, New York, NY 10012
Stork & Cradle
11 E. 86th St Pediatrics of New York, New York, NY 10028
Tribeca Pediatrics
11 Park Place, New York, NY 10007