Classic Classes _

By your side the whole nine months

Our midwives are on hand to support you throughout your pregnancy, while preparing you to welcome your baby as serenely as possible.

Our classic prenatal classes provide an opportunity for you to obtain information and to ask our midwives and one of our anaesthetists any questions you may have, so as to ensure that you have a stress-free approach to your pregnancy and the birth of your baby.

For your comfort, we allow a maximum number of 5 couples per session.

Our Classic Classes

During our classes*, the following topics will be covered with your well-being and peace of mind as our main objectives:

  • Enjoying your pregnancy : some tips on preventive measures
  • Pre-labour and labour (contractions)
  • The epidural : pros and cons
  • Caesarean, forceps and suction cap
  • Delivery, welcome and care of your newborn baby
  • Breastfeeding
  • Relaxation and breathing exercises

If you so wish, an anaesthetist is available for a personalised discussion and can be contacted directly by phone on: 021 641 37 66.

* Our antenatal classes are reserved for expectant mothers who have planned to give birth at the Source de Vie Maternity ward at the Clinique de La Source.



Registration : from the 14th week of pregnancy with the approval of your gynaecologist.

Beginning of classes : from the 26th week of pregnancy.

Location: Clinique de La Source.

Price : CHF 350.- (CHF 150.- is covered by your basic health insurance) for 2 Saturdays. Parking is included.



Chief Nursing Officer 

Chantal Montandon

Head Midwife

François Millier


Clinique de La Source - Maternity ward "Source de vie"

Avenue Vinet 30 1004 Lausanne

Information and appointments

Tel : +41 (0)21 641 31 20

Fax : +41 (0)21 641 31 47

  • Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm