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Childbirth Classes
Yoga Classes
Parenting Classes
Car Seat Safety Classes

Childbirth Classes

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Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

Classes include, Preparing for the Birth of Your Baby, Breastfeeding Basics, Your Baby Birth to 6 Months, So Your Going to be a Daddy, Family Birth Center Talk and Tour, Practical Skills for Labor and Delivery and Sibling Celebration. Classes are on-going. Call for details or visit Providence for a full list of available classes.

  • Instructors:
  • Kim Stolte, RN
  • Jennifer McCauley, RN, IBCLC - 541-387-6344
  • Where: Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
  • Registration: 1-800-562-8964

Online Childbirth Education Classes

Providence - online childbirth preparation


Yoga for Pregnancy

Hood River Sports Club

541-386-3230; 1330 Brookside, Hood River

Magnolia Yoga

Yoga Therapy - 541-386-3230;

Flow Yoga Studio

This flow yoga class focuses on baby, body and breath to make this an excellent class for Prenatal and Postnatal moms. This class offers women of every fitness level a practice that can be enjoyed safely throughout any normal pregnancy. We will discuss breath awareness and physically and mentally bonding with baby. Strength, conditioning and flexibility are enhanced while the common aches and pains of pregnancy are diminished.

  • Instructor: Flow Staff
  • When: contact Flow for current schedule
  • Contact: 541-FUN-YOGA
  • Where: Flow Yoga Studio, 118 3rd St., HR.

Postpartum Yoga

Flow Yoga Studio

Pregnancy yoga is followed up with Post Partum Yoga for new moms and their babies. A wonderful time for moms to come together and meet each other's babies and support one another.

  • Instructor: certified yoga instructor.
  • When:
  • Contact: 541-FUN-YOGA
  • Where: Flow Yoga Studio, 118 3rd St., HR.
  • Cost:

Parenting Classes

New Parent Services

Classes for parents, caregivers and childcare providers. English and Spanish.
Nancy Johanson Paul, 541-308-2236,

Happiest Baby on the Block

Learn how to soothe your newborn, calm crying and sleep longer with tricks from Dr. Harvey Karp's Happiest Baby Program. Put into practice the 5 "S's": Swaddling, swinging, shushing, side lying, sucking. Taught by certified instructor, Kim Stolte, RN.

Email for current classes.


Car Seat Safety

Hood River County Health Department (WIC Office), 541-387-6882

An education program designed to keep children safe.

  • Bilingual child seat safety classes offered monthly
  • Child seat safety inspection by a Certified Safety Seat Installer
  • Child seats available for $25 to eligible families
  • Car seat safety tips