Preparing for Childbirth

To schedule a tour, please contact Michele Reinbach at 212.241.7491 or e-mail

Childbirth Education/Lamaze

Parents-to-be share common fears and concerns regarding pregnancy, labor and delivery, and parenting. The Childbirth Education/Lamaze course demystifies the labor and birthing experience through:

  • Discussion of pregnancy, labor, and delivery
  • Discussion of cesarean birth
  • Presentation of breathing and relaxation techniques for maintaining control during labor and delivery
  • Discussion of analgesia and anesthesia options for labor and delivery
  • A tour of maternity facilities at The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Videos and other audio-visual aids

General Class Information

  • The mother-to-be should be accompanied by the individual who will be her support person during labor and delivery.
  • Both mother-to-be and support person should attend all classes. Please wear comfortable clothes to class.
  • All childbirth classes are taught by Registered Nurses who have been certified as Childbirth Educators and Lactation Consultants.


Make checks or money orders are payable to: The Mount Sinai Hospital (Parent Education Class), or you may pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).

Contact Us

Tel: 212-241-7491

The Kravis Children's Hospital
One Gustave Levy Place
Box 1635
New York, NY 10029-6574

Related Resources

Register for Childbirth Classes

Preparing for Childbirth Classes Brochure [PDF]

Private Room Rates [PDF]

Maternity Tour Information Brochure [PDF]

Maternity Tour Slideshow [PDF]
Download and view the maternity tour to find out more about our Labor & Delivery floor, the Postpartum floors, and Nursery.