Prenatal classes are arranged mainly at the hospital!

The prenatal class is meant for you who are expecting your first child. The best time to attend the class is from pregnancy week 32 onwards. The class is held by a midwife working at the delivery ward. It gives you information about the different stages of labor and you practice breathing- and relaxationexercises.

Please, register for the class through the links below. There you also see if the class is held at the hospital or online. The program will tell you if the class is fully booked. Please, notice that you will not receive any confirmation message after registering - so keep track fo the date you have registered for.

If you have registered but are unable to attend, we would appreciate it if you notify us before the class is held by sending an e-mail to  If you have any other questions regarding the prenatal classes you can contact us through the above mentioned email address.


Prental classes at the hospital: 

The class is held from 2 pm–4 pm at Vaasa central hospital. Gathering inside the main entrance. Prenatal classes in the hospital is held in small groups. We present the delivery unit by showing pictures. Please, notice that you cannot attend the class if you have symptoms of flu, are in quarantine or know that you have been exposed to covid. During the class, all attendants wear face masks - please bring your own with you! 

Prenatal classes online:

Every now and then we arrange online classes through teams. These are especially suitable if you live further away, the classes at the hospital are fully booked or you otherwise prefer to attend online.  You will receive an invitationlink to your emailadress at the latest on the day when the class is arranged. The class is held from 2 pm–4 pm.



26.7.2022 at 2-4 pm (14.00-16.00) Registration At the hospital


6.9.2022 at 2-4 pm (14.00-16.00) Registration At the hospital


Prenatal classes in Finnish or Swedish you will find by changing the language of this webpage in the upper right side corner!

We recommend you to have a look at the material and videos on the webpages of Vaasa central hospital in order for you to prepare for the birth. 

7/23/2022 synnytys