Childbirth and Parenting Classes
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Harrison's childbirth and parenting classes in Silverdale are now offered through Franciscan Health System's skilled Family Education Team. We are honored to help you and your family by providing the finest childbirth and parenting resources in the Puget Sound. All of our classes are taught by qualified, specialty educators.


Register online (below) or over the phone by calling 1-888-825-3227. Registration services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

FREE with Provider One/DSHS: Childbirth Preparation

For questions or to contact Franciscan Family Education directly, email:

Classes & Descriptions

Childbirth Preparation Register
Increase your readiness for labor and delivery. This class includes labor coping techniques, phases and stages of labor, cesarean birth, medication options, newborn care and more! Offered in four-week or one-day formats. All Childbirth Preparation classes include a tour of The Women's & Children's Center at Harrison Silverdale.
$125/couple or FREE with Provider One/DSHS card

Childbirth Preparation Online e-Class Register
Ideal for the busy 21st century parent, or women on bed rest, this class is well-suited for families with limited flexibility to attend classes in person. Quality, evidence-based material within a simple and easy-to-use online interface. Content includes instructive videos, interactive activities, and access to handouts. Class duration is four to six hours. Your login for class access is forwarded within 48-72 hours after registration. Take a sneak peek.

Especially Yours Register
This personalized three-hour private childbirth education course is for the expectant mother and her companion. Registered students personally select class content after arranging the date, time and location which best suits their schedule. A private tour of The Women's & Children's Center at Harrison Silverdale is an option.

1-Stop Discount Package
Registration by phone only at 1-888-825-3227.
Designed for those who care to spend a weekend day preparing for their baby’s homecoming, this one-day offering is specially priced and includes Breastfeeding Preparation, Newborn Preparation, and CPR/Infant Safety class for two. All three classes must be taken on the same day.
$165/couple ($25 savings)

Breastfeeding Preparation Register
Class topics include initiation of breastfeeding, how to get breastfeeding off to the very best start, positioning options, how to know your baby is feeding well, preventing common problems, and how to access breastfeeding help after you leave the hospital.

Newborn Preparation and Care Register
This one-time class includes topics such as care of mom and baby, car seats, immunizations, diapering, bathing, helpful hints for adjusting to new roles, and health and safety issues.

CPR/Infant Safety Register
This CPR course teaches life-saving skills for infants and children, relief of choking and strategies to childproof your home. This class is intended for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a completion or certification card.
$60/person, $90/couple

Visiting Mother and Baby
Our babies are fragile, read more about our visitor guidelines.
Visitor guidelines box


Franciscan Family Education
For more information about childbirth and parenting classes facilitated in other area Franciscan facilities, please visit

Register online or over the phone by calling 1-888-825-3227. Registration services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Once you register for a class, you will recieve an email confirmation within 24 hours.

Call 253-382-8573 or, email


Classes Exclusive to The Women's & Children's Center at Harrison

Stork Express Register or call 866-844-WELL
When labor starts, you want to focus on what’s most important—you and your baby. With the Stork Express preadmission program at Harrison Silverdale, you can take care of most of the necessary paperwork, consent forms, and questions before your delivery! Appointments are usually scheduled during your eighth month of pregnancy, or approximately 30 days before your due date.
Read more about Stork Express.
Cost is FREE