Baby Care Basics Class

Wednesday, Sept. 10

First-time parent? This class will take the guesswork out of newborn care.

When
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7 to 9:30 pm
Where
Sharp Grossmont Hospital Women's Center
Conference Room 3
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Learn all the basic baby care you need to know before heading home with your newborn. In this hands-on class you will practice diapering, dressing and swaddling baby dolls. Other topics covered will include:

  • Basic infant care
  • Characteristics of a newborn
  • Infant nutrition
  • Signs and symptoms of illness
  • Crying
  • Bathing
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Basic car-seat safety

This class is also available in Spanish. Go to Clase Sobre Cómo Cuidar a un Bebé for dates and times. 

This class is free for Sharp Health Plan Insurance members and offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. Please call 1-800-82-SHARP to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

For Couple: A fee of $10 will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 3 days before the event.

Special Instructions

Out of consideration for others, please refrain from attending the class if you are sick or think you might be contagious.

Course Recommendations

We recommend this class be taken three to four weeks prior to your due date.

Parking Information

All visitors to the Women's Center park in the main parking structure (structure 2), adjacent to the main entrance to the hospital. Parking is free for visits under an hour. For one to four-hour visits, the rate is $3. Fees beyond 4 hours are an additional $2 every 15 minutes with a maximum of $20 a day. A multiday parking pass is available from the parking attendant for $15.