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CenteringPregnancy® Program

Call (603) 227-7000, ext 5138 to find out how you can join the program.

CenteringPregnancy Program

CenteringPregnancy® offers an exciting approach to prenatal care by bringing you out of exam rooms and into a group setting. There you take an active role in your care by learning about pregnancy, birthing and parenting with the support of other expecting couples and the expertise of a family medicine physician.

You have your initial intake into your maternity care in the traditional manner with a history and physical examination occurring in the office setting. Then you meet for 10 ninety-minute group sessions during your pregnancy and through the early postpartum period. You develop a support system and friendships that extend well into the child rearing years.


Group assessments include:

  • Fetal heart tones;
  • Fetal position;
  • Mom and baby well-being;
  • Blood pressure;
  • Weight.


During group sessions, you learn and talk about:

  • Self-care;
  • Exercise, relaxation and stress management;
  • Nutrition;
  • Childbirth preparation.


As a result of the group sessions, you will:

  • Spend more time with the healthcare provider;
  • Meet other pregnant women and couples;
  • Develop friendships;
  • Have fun.

Classes & Events

  • Aug
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Expectant mothers, partners and grandparents are all invited to join an open discussion on breastfeeding with our lactation specialist.
  • Sep
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Learn about Concord Hospital maternity services and programs and take a guided tour of The Family Place.
  • Sep
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    This open discussion for parents will focus on creating their birth environment, comfort measures, positions for labor and other general questions about labor.