Childbirth Education


Childbirth is a very exciting experience, and for first-time mothers, there are often many questions about what to expect as their bodies change and their babies develop. To help expectant parents, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) offers an online childbirth education course that provides information on pregnancy, delivery, and post-delivery care for both mother and baby.

Main topics covered in the course include:
  • Choosing Care for Yourself and Your Baby
  • Childbirth Education and Labor Support
  • Discomforts of Pregnancy
  • Understanding Labor and Birth
  • Labor Guide
  • Caring for Yourself After Delivery
  • Feeding Your Newborn
  • Caring for Your Newborn

Interested in Online Childbirth Education?

Online childbirth education classes are perfect for those with time constraints, schedule conflicts, or those who cannot physically attend traditional childbirth education classes. If you are interested in this online course, please complete the registration form. Once you've completed the form, a hospital representative will contact you to provide you with additional information regarding the program. Please note that certain computer requirements must be met prior to accessing the course. Refer to the chart at the bottom of the page for computer requirements. Click here to view a demo.  If you are already registered,  click here to access the e-learning site.

Other class offerings for expectant mothers, aside from the online course, include breastfeeding education, infant CPR, and sibling preparation. To contact a hospital representative for more information on any of these class offerings, please call (337) 527-4361.

Hardware requirements
Software requirements 
1 Ghz Processor (recommended)
Speakers or Headphones
Approximately 512 MB RAM
High Speed Internet Access
Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox or Safari
Adobe Acrobat Reader (Latest Version)
Adobe Macromedia Flash Player (Latest Version)
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