At Santiam Hospital & Clinics we strive to enhance the lives of families through educational support and community programming.

Contact Allison Gladney at to schedule in-person or Zoom Childbirth Prep classes!

Childbirth Preparation Class

This class is designed for pregnant women and support partners looking to learn more about the childbirth process, and hoping to alleviate fears going into the experience. Discussions include birth physiology, comfort measures, natural childbirth, pain relief options, interventions, newborn care, bonding, postpartum recovery, and breastfeeding. This class is held either on Monday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm for five weeks, or on Saturday mornings from 9:00am-12:00pm for three weeks, or Saturday afternoons from 1:00pm-4:00pm for three weeks.

Cost: $40

To Register:

Contact: Allison Gladney

Additional Class Offerings

Early Pregnancy Education Class

This FREE class is for expectant parents or those considering pregnancy. Discussions include physical changes of pregnancy and common complaints, exercise and body mechanics, emotional changes of pregnancy, nutrition, informed decision making, fetal development, and unexpected outcomes.

Cost: Free

To Register:

Contact: Allison Gladney

Newborn Care Class

This class is designed to build confidence in parenting your newborn baby. We will focus on baby’s first month: How to keep baby safe and healthy; hospital procedures and newborn appearance; baby communication and crying; feeding, bathing, sleeping; and sanity for parents!

Cost: $35

To Register:

Contact: Allison Gladney

Birth Center Tours

In-Person Tours

Available on request

This hospital has the most wonderful staff! From the receptionist, doctors, nurses, everyone I’ve met have been the most caring and understanding individuals I’ve ever met. Ps the people who work in the kitchen who make the meals are outstanding!!


Our family has been patients for many years. The doctors, nurses, and staff are always friendly, attentive, thorough, and knowledgeable. They really go above and beyond even being able to schedule same-day appointments if necessary.