Childbirth Preparation Six-Week Class

Starts Thursday, May 1

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

Start date:
Thursday, May 1
End date:
Thursday, June 5
Number of days:
7 to 9:30 pm
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Knollwood Building
Room D
7944 Birmingham Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
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Presented by Sharp Mary Birch 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.

Parking Information: Visitors may park on the street in front of the Knollwood Building or directly across the street in the parking lot labeled “Sharp Cardiac/Pulmonary Patient Permit Parking Only”.

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.

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.