Childbirth Preparation Six-Week Class

Starts Tuesday, Nov. 18

The most popular of our childbirth preparation courses, this class meets once a week for six weeks and includes a hospital tour.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 7 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 7 to 9:30 pm
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Sharp Grossmont Hospital Women's Center
Conference Rooms 1-2
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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    For more information, please call 1-800-827-4277, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.

Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital

The most popular of our childbirth preparation courses, this class meets once a week for six weeks. A hospital tour is included during the fourth class.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • How your body prepares for birth and delivery
  • Hospital procedures and medication choices
  • Cesarean delivery
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Postpartum
  • Infant feeding
  • Newborn characteristics and procedures

This class is also available in Spanish. Go to Curso de Preparación para el Parto en 6 Días 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.

Presenter Information

Classes sponsored by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns are taught by certified perinatal educators.

What to Bring

Bring two pillows and a blanket to all classes.

Course Recommendations

We recommend completing the course 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.