Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in life. Prepared Childbirth program provides the expectant mother and her labor partner with knowledge and techniques for a better birth experience. This comprehensive course includes: the birth process, normal experiences during labor, coping strategies, medication and anesthesia options during labor, coping techniques and new mother and newborn care. Participants complete the program with a guided tour of The Women’s Place at South Central Regional Medical Center. Expectant parents are advised to complete this course 3 to 4 weeks prior to your newborns’ due date. Classes are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at South Central Place at 9 a.m. All program material is provided by the South Central Health Care Foundation at no charge to participants. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call 601-399-0506.