Classes and Events
Baby Care Basics Class
First-time parent? This class will take the guesswork out of newborn care.
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Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital
All in-person prenatal classes, hospital tours, and outpatient support groups are canceled until further notice. In the meantime, we are offering this class via a live webinar. Please register for an upcoming date below.
Learn all the basic baby care you need to know before heading home with your newborn. In this 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 free for Sharp Health Plan Insurance members and offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. To take advantage of any of the discounts above, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm.
This course is also offered in Spanish, please go to Clase Sobre Cómo Cuidar a un Bebé for more information and to register.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Student Observation: If you are not an expectant parent and need to observe a class, approval must be obtained prior to attendance. Please be advised that any paid registration for observation purposes will not be refunded. To obtain approval, please call 1-800-82-SHARP and you will be referred to the appropriate location.
Classes are taught by a certified perinatal educator.
For online classes, you can attend via computer or mobile device (smartphone or tablet). You will be sent login instructions in a separate email from your registration confirmation. Please make sure to review the instructions in advance so that you are ready to log in at the start time of the class.
If you did not receive the login instructions, please call us at least one day before your class at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
We recommend that you take this class three to four weeks before your due date.