Childbirth Education

Your community resource for healthcare and education during your pregnancy and beyond.

Childbirth can be one of the most meaningful times in life, not only for parents, but for extended family and friends as well.

The health and safety of you, your baby and our team members are our first priority. At this time, some in-person classes have been cancelled or postponed. Several of our classes are offering virtual options.

To see a full list of virtual classes, visit our Classes & Events page.

Important COVID-19 Update

The health and safety of you, your baby and our team members are our first priority. At this time, some in-person classes have been cancelled or postponed. Several of our classes are offering virtual options.

To see a full list of virtual classes, visit our Classes & Events page.

To help prepare for this experience, IU Health offers among its maternity services a variety of childbirth programs designed to educate and enlighten those waiting to welcome new life into the world.

At IU Health, we are committed to ensuring our health system fosters an environment in which team member and patient differences are respected and valued. Our maternity services, which range from traditional medical options to midwifery and doula programs, also honor and embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome you to our classes and look forward to serving you during this special time.

Classes offered are listed by location below:

What to Expect

To help prepare for this experience, IU Health offers among its maternity services a variety of childbirth programs designed to educate and enlighten those waiting to welcome new life into the world.

At IU Health, we are committed to ensuring our health system fosters an environment in which team member and patient differences are respected and valued. Our maternity services, which range from traditional medical options to midwifery and doula programs, also honor and embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome you to our classes and look forward to serving you during this special time.

Classes offered are listed by location below:

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

The Ball Memorial Childbirth Education office will be happy to answer questions or assist with registration! Please call 765.751.5200.

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