Classes and Events
Baby Care Basics Class
All prenatal classes, hospital tours and outpatient support groups at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, and Sharp Grossmont Hospital are canceled through May 31. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to focus on the health and safety of our patients, staff, caregivers and community.
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
- 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.
Sharp Mary Birch Expectant Parent Package: Choose from the four-week, weekend or one-day childbirth preparation classes and add a breastfeeding and baby care basics class for an additional $40 (a $20 discount). Discount applicable to new registrations for classes sponsored by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns only. Must purchase all three classes in the same transaction. Classes are nonrefundable if canceled after June 30, 2020.
To take advantage of any of the discounts above, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).