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We have weekday, evening and Saturday Childbirth Education classes available in Millcreek and Downtown Erie. Evening classes are held from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM for four consecutive weeks. Our Saturday classes are held from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for three consecutive weeks.

You will be eligible to receive a free or discounted Evenflo Titan convertible car seat valued at $85 (based on income guidelines).

A certified childbirth educator will instruct classes and help prepare expectant mothers and their coaches for the labor experience. Call our main office to register for Childbirth Education classes at (814) 836-7505.

Topics and activities covered:

Fetal Development

Medication Options

Warning Signs

Comfort Measures for Labor

Nutrition and Health Information

Practice Labor Stations

Basic Newborn Care Course

The Basic Newborn Care Course is one-on-one or small group classes held for four consecutive weeks that will cover the following areas:





Safety Issues

Developmental Milestones

Breastfeeding Basics Class

Becoming a new mother may seem overwhelming. Fortunately, as mothers our bodies are equipped with the ability to provide everything that our growing baby needs nutritionally through breastfeeding.

You will learn:

The many health benefits for baby

Latch and breastfeeding holds

Common breastfeeding problems and remedies

Stepping Stones

Learn to Earn Program – This program educates young moms and dads in personal development, parenting skills and healthy relationships, while they earn credits to spend for much needed baby items. The program is designed for single parents or couples.  Participants learn by watching dynamic and fun educational video lessons on relevant topics. This popular program is available at the WCC Pregnancy Resource offices in Downtown Erie, Upper Peach Street, Union City, and Warren. The goal of the Stepping Stones program is “Building Healthy Families One Step at a Time!”

Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program – WCC in partnership with the Erie County Department of Health, are providing the BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program™ for pregnant women. The is an evidence based, smoking cessation program created to reduce the burden of tobacco on the pregnant and postpartum population. This program helps moms and babies achieve the best health outcomes by reducing premature births and low birth weights that are associated with maternal smoking. For more info call (814) 836-7505.

Some Stepping Stones Video Topics Include:

Healthy Relationships

Child Safety

Money Management

To Be a Father

Stop Smoking Now

Potty Training

Baby Items Available to Earn Include:



Nursing Pillows

High Chairs


Baby Bouncers, etc.


There are incentives for completing the Newborn Care Course and Breastfeeding Classes. Our classes fill up fast, so register today! (814) 836-7505

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