Centers of Excellence
Find a Service Location
Is weight loss surgery for you? Get your questions answered during a free information session.
Register for Classes
Labor & Birth Education Designed for those expecting their first baby (mother and support partner), labor and birth education classes are taught by childbirth educators and should be taken during an expectant mother's third trimester. Participants will learn about labor and birth positions, stages and phases of labor, how to time contractions and more. All labor and birth classes will include a tour of the birthing facility.
Labor & Birth Education - Review If you've already attended a Labor & Birth Education class but want a refresher, this class is appropriate for you. We'll review the basics and tailor the class to meet the needs of individual participants. The cost is $45 per couple.
Labor & Birth Education - Multiples Designed especially for families expecting multiples, this class may be taken in the second or third trimester. Topics include pregnancy, the birth process, Cesarean birth, breastfeeding and postpartum adjustments. The class is held weekly for five weeks. The cost is $90 per couple.
Labor & Birth Education - Preparation for Cesarean BirthThis two-hour class is designed for those anticipating a Cesarean section. Pre- and post-birth procedures will be discussed as well as postpartum recovery and adjustments. The cost is $25.
Single & ExpectingThis class prepares the expectant single parent for their new life with baby. Topics include the process of birth, newborn care, the post-partum period, infant nutrition, time management and various topics unique to single parenting. Cost is $55 per person (tour provided).
Doula ServicesTrained and credentialed doulas are available as a service to expecting and laboring moms at all WakeMed birthing Facilities to provide emotional, educational and physical support for birthing families. They work with the nurses and physicians, and facilitate communication between the healthcare team, the patient and the family members at the time of the birth. Learn more about our doula services or call 919-350-8760.
Gestational Diabetes ProgramWakeMed Gestational Diabetes program is designed for the patient who has developed diabetes at any stage of pregnancy or for the patient who has diabetes prior to conception. A physician referral is required for program enrollment. Learn more about our program or call (919)350-4589.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610