First Steps Classes

We provide free comprehensive childbirth and parenting classes. Please call to register.

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First Steps Classes

We provide free comprehensive childbirth and parenting classes. Please call to register.


We want you to be fully prepared when your new baby arrives! That's why we offer First Steps, a childbirth and parenting class program that provides information, life skills and baby items.

All interested participants must have completed an initial consultation at Mosaic PHC before registering for our Childbirth and Parenting Classes. We recommend taking the classes during your 6th month of pregnancy. To register contact us at 618.451.2002 or  .  

Baby Items

Those who complete all 4 classes will receive new and free baby items such as diapers, wipes, onesies, bottles, etc. - all the essentials to welcome your new baby home!

Class Schedule 

Four 2-hour classes are instructed by registered nurses and trained volunteers. The classes include teaching, instruction, visual aids and demonstrations. 

Granite City
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm
Central Christian Church (across the street from our Center)

Class Topics

Class 1

• Fetal development
• Pregnancy nutrition
• Pregnancy anatomy and body changes 
• Exercises 
• How to time contractions
• Signs of labor

Class 2

• Labor
• Delivery
• What to expect postpartum

Class 3

• Breastfeeding
• Pediatrician referrals
• How to calm your baby
• Questions to ask your baby’s doctor

Class 4

• Baby safety
• SIDS
• Shaken Baby Syndrome
• Car seat and crib recommendations
• Infant CPR
• Parenting resources and support