Childbirth Classes - Kristie

Kristie Willis, RN, BSN: Kristie has been a nurse for 22 years at Austin Area OBGYN. She currently works for Dr. Robert Cowan, but has also worked with all of our physicians. She has been teaching our Newborn Care Class since March 2001 and Childbirth Classes since May 2008.

Virtual Childbirth Class

The Doctors encourage first time parents to enroll in Childbirth class, whether scheduled for vaginal delivery or cesarean. This class is meant to be fun, light-hearted, and informative.

Topics Addressed:

  • Prepare expectant mothers and their partners for childbirth.
  • Discuss hospital routine and policy.
  • Discuss vaginal delivery and cesarean delivery.
  • Discuss natural labor vs pain control vs anesthesia.
  • Discuss post-partum care.
  • Private tour of Texas Women's Center (Labor/Delivery, Postpartum, Nursery.)
  • The process of Labor and Delivery
  • Brief discussion of Lamaze and relaxation
  • Pain control and anesthesia
  • Hospital experience
  • Tips on choosing a Pediatrician
  • Discussion with a pediatrician about basic newborn experiences
  • Tour of Labor and Delivery
  • Discussion of Cesarean- indication and process
  • Postpartum Care

Class Information:

Schedule: Two Consecutive Wednesdays. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Jan, March, May); OR, One Saturday all day class from 9:00am - 4:00pm (Feb, April, June)

Location: Office Waiting Room #100 (St. David's Women's Center for Texas)

Price: $100 per couple; Cash or Check (Checks payable to Kristie Willis): may pay at class or drop off with nurse ahead of time. 

Wednesdays 2023:

January 11th & 18th

March 1th & 8th

May 10th & 17th

September 6th, 13th

November 1st, 8th

Saturdays 2023:

February 11th                         August 12th

April 15th                                October 7th

June 10th                                 December 2nd

July 15th

This is an enjoyable class. We will break for lunch and will do a tour of the hospital. You will receive lots of good information which will serve you well. Cost: $100.00 per couple. Please make payment the day of the class. Please pay by cash or check. Please make checks payable to Kristie Willis. For more information, contact Kristie Willis at kristie.classes@gmail.com or (512) 775 - 4677 (Text)


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