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NorthCountry Prenatal Services

3800 Janes Road, Suite 101
Arcata, CA 95521

Phone: (707) 822-1385
Fax: (707) 825-8203


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Welcome to North Country Prenatal Services

Our Providers

Day Clinic Hours Lab Hours
Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 3:40 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 3:40 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 3:40 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 3:40 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 3:40 pm

There is parking at this clinic.

Prenatal Classes

Childbirth Classes

Our 6-week Childbirth Education classes emphasize the basic anatomy and physiology of birth. Topics discussed in this series includes birth preparation, relaxation simulations, breathing techniques, comfort measures, breastfeeding education, newborn care, and car seat safety.

Please dress comfortably. Please bring a mat or blanket and pillow for your comfort.

Class Outline

  • Preparing for birth, Stages of labor
  • Comfort Measures/Relaxation
  • Stage 2 and 3 of childbirth, interventions in labor
  • C-Sections, Infants in the hospital
  • Car Seats/Infant Care
  • Breastfeeding/Postpartum Mother Care

Childbirth Education classes are being done by Zoom at this time. Current classes are:

  • July 23-August 27: 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Saturdays, via Zoom.
  • September 17-October 22: 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Saturdays, via Zoom.
  • November 5-December 10: 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Saturdays, via Zoom.

To find out more or join a class with the access code, please call NorthCountry Prenatal Services (707) 822-1385

Breastfeeding Support & Education

To make an appointment with our lactation specialist, Kit Meyer (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), for one-on-one prenatal or postpartum education, breastfeeding evaluations, infant weight gain assessments, or feeding concerns, please contact us at: (707) 822-1385.

Learn about other support and classes at the local WIC offices, St. Joseph’s and Mad River Hospitals, and Private lactation consultants. Learn more at Humboldt First Five.