The eLearning Childbirth Education Program is an alternative for parents who cannot attend conventional prenatal classes due to bed rest, scheduling conflicts or time constraints. It is an interactive web-based program that includes animated illustrations, videos and voice-overs.
If you are already registered please click here for your eLearning classes.
The eLearning program includes:
Access to the eLearning program for six weeks starting from the first time you log on. You will receive an access code after you register and pay for the class
A parent's book and other written materials will be sent to you by mail
- Childbirth education and labor support
- Discomforts of pregnancy
- Understanding labor and birth
- Labor guide
- Caring for yourself postpartum
- Feeding your newborn
- Caring for your newborn
Class Fee: $60
For more information, please call Via Christi Health Connection at 316-689-5700. You can register by phone or online.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the eLearning program?
The Gift of Motherhood eLearning program is a flash-based online book that will allow you to understand all aspects of pregnancy.
2. What do I need in order to view the book?
You'll need the most recent version of Adobe Flash, a fast internet connection (DSL, cable or other broadband) and Adobe Reader. You'll also need a computer with sound and speakers or headphones to hear the audio.
3. How do I use it?
Read the eBook just like you would a traditional book — click on the edge of the book to turn the page. Also, be sure to click on all of the icons to learn more. Some icons open a movie or animation, others give you added information. If you see a word in green, you can move your mouse over it to learn the definition.
4. What if I'm having difficulty with the eBook?
First, make sure your internet connection is working by visiting some other websites. Then, make sure you have the newest version of Adobe Flash. You may need to uninstall the previous version of Flash before you install the new version. For instructions on how to uninstall Flash, visit their support site here.
5. What if I can't see anything?
It may take a few minutes for the program to load. When internet access is slow, the eBook may load more slowly than normal. If, after a several minutes, nothing appears, try restarting your computer.
6. What if the videos don't work?
Give the videos a moment to load and make sure you have the latest version of Flash. If it still doesn't work, try restarting your computer.
7. What if my code doesn't work anymore?
Try re-entering the code, making sure there are no spaces before or after the code. If that does not work, contact the administrator at your hospital to make sure the code is still active. Note: All "0" are numerals.
Speakers or Headphones
Updated Video Card
Approximately 512MB RAM
1 Ghz processor (recommended)
Access to a nearby printer (optional)
Active X controls enabled
Pop-ups turned ON
Latest version of Adobe Macromedia Flash Player
The latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader installed
Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, FireFox or Safari
Full Accessories installed with Windows operating system
High-Speed Internet access