Learn about the various pregnancy and childbirth programs and services available at Sharp.
- Childbirth and Parenting Classes
Sharp HealthCare offers pregnancy and childbirth classes and support groups throughout San Diego in both English and Spanish to show parents how to prepare for childbirth and manage their babies' care after delivery.
- Cord Blood Banking
Your baby's umbilical cord blood is a rich source of special blood cells called stem cells, which are the building blocks for blood, organs, tissue and the immune system, and they are genetically unique to each baby. Learn about the opportunity to save your baby's umbilical cord stem cells via cord blood banking.
- High-Risk Pregnancy Programs
Learn about Sharp's high-risk pregnancy programs for treating pregnancy complications and how to know if you may be at risk.
- Labor and Delivery
Learn how you can prepare for your labor and delivery — for both vaginal births and Cesarean sections — and what to expect both at the hospital and once you are recovering at home.
- Neonatal Intensive Care
The newborn intensive care units (NICUs) at Sharp are state-of-the-art environments that provide around-the-clock, lifesaving care for newborns and their families.
- Postpartum Care
Learn what to expect once you are home from the hospital and how you can best care for yourself and your newborn.
- Prenatal Care
Whether you're planning to become pregnant or already expecting, there are many things you can do to help minimize pregnancy and delivery complications.
Find a San Diego OBGYN
To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego OBGYN or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
For More OBGYN, Pregnancy and Childbirth Information
To find general information about pregnancy and childbirth, visit Pregnancy and Childbirth in Adult Health or read the Pregnancy and Childbirth News archive.