Bayhealth will hold a labor and childbirth class for expectant mothers and their partners from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, 640 S. State St.

A childbirth educator teaches this flexible series. Through lecture, DVD, Q&A sessions and hands-on experience, parents learn knowledge and skills to make labor the best experience possible. Topics covered include pain management, breathing, the role of the coach, stages of labor and comfort measures.

Mothers-to-be are encouraged to call early in their pregnancy to register for an available class. The fee is $70 per couple.

Pre-registration is required to 744-7135 or 877-453-7107.