Understanding Birth Booklet with App

Booklet with app mailed to your home


About This Booklet

This booklet and web app provides parents with the basic information they need about late pregnancy, labor, birth, and the early postpartum period. This self-study option may be helpful for parents who have given birth before, and are seeking a refresher.


The booklet and web app include basic information about:


  • Late pregnancy overview, including discomforts, nutrition, and warning signs
  • Labor overview, including pre-labor signs, the onset of labor, and the stages of labor
  • Comfort techniques for labor and birth, such as breathing, massage, relaxation, visualization, and labor positions
  • Medical procedures that may be necessary in labor
  • Medical pain relief
  • Cesarean birth
  • Newborn procedures and appearance
  • The physical and emotional changes you can expect in the early postpartum period


We encourage first-time parents to consider attending one of our childbirth classes. You will receive a booklet or acess to an online course as part of your class enrollment.

  • We will mail your booklet within three business days of receiving your registration

Contact Us

E-mail learn@texaschildrens.org

Call 832-825-3276 (option 3)