Frequently Asked Questions
No! Our classes are going strong- with both virtual and in person formats available throughout 2021.. Please see individual class descriptions for more information.
We are currently operating during our normal business hours, 8-5pm Monday-Thursday and 8-4pm on Fridays. Telehealth appointments continue to be available to patients. Our Greeley office is now closed.
Yes! Many women experience birth anxiety and it is an important issue to address. We encourage our patients to discuss their specific concerns with their provider. In addition our childbirth classes provide many coping strategies. This brief video by IOWEME addressing birth anxiety and provides many helpful hints https://youtu.be/P2mPfsgfBPc
If birth anxiety is related to a past pregnancy loss a support group provided by 3Hopeful Hearts may be helpful https://www.3hopefulhearts.com/support-groups/pregnancyparenting-after-loss/
Of course. This class is included in many of the childbirth education classes. The specific dates and times for the separate classes are listed in the breastfeeding section. We also offer a weekly, free breastfeeding support group for all moms during postpartum.
You do not need to register them separately, they are included in your registration.
No it does not at this time. In some situations financial assistance is available and some companies will reimburse for lifestyle education classes. Please call Kristin Glenn at extension 7966 for information.
Online registration is available on our website at www.fcwc.com. Payment is required at the time of registration for all classes. There are some scholarships available. The Prenatal Yoga classes can be taken anytime throughout pregnancy and the birth and parenting preparation classes are usually taken during your second trimester. Contact Kristin Glenn at 493-7442 ext. 7966 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for all your class content questions. We do not bill insurance for childbirth classes. Space is limited, so please register for classes as early as possible.
Yes it is an alternative, complete childbirth class for patients who want to learn self-hypnosis techniques.
Yes if possible! Most women find if very helpful to have a support person attend the classes with them. However this is not a requirement.
If a class you are interested is full, please contact Kristin Glenn at (970) 493-7442 ext. 7966 to be placed on a waitlist for that class.
Many segments of the childbirth classes will remain very relevant such as the hospital tour, postpartum, baby care and breastfeeding. Please call Kristin Glenn (Ext. 7966) for specific information.
If class registrations are below 4 registrants classes may be cancelled. This clinic decision will be made at least 4 days prior to class start date and attendees will be given options of other classes and/or a class refund. Cancellation by attendees must be done within 48 hours of class.
For any of our classes you can bring 1 or 2 pillows to make yourself more comfortable and for some of the childbirth preparation classes you may be sitting on the floor for exercises. We understand that it is important for all expectant mothers to get the nutrition and hydration they need, so please feel free to bring snacks or drinks with you.
If you would like a refund for your classes please contact Kristin Glenn at 493-7442 ext. 7966 and a request will be sent to the billing department. If you have an outstanding balance with the Women’s Clinic, your refund will be applied to that balance; If you do not, then you will be issued a check for your full or partial refund. This usually takes around 14 business days.
Most Fort Collins classes meet at our Fort Collins clinic on the 3rd floor classroom- USE Elevators as stairwell door will be locked. Also look at the registration because some classes meet on the first floor of the clinic building. The clinic is located at 1107 South Lemay Avenue. Parking is available on the Southwest side of the building and can be accessed from Lemay onto Garfield Street (under the bridge).