Classes and Events
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 the end of April. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to focus on the health and safety of our patients, staff, caregivers and community.
This class teaches the basic skills for successful breastfeeding so you can feel more comfortable and confident once your baby arrives.
Topics covered include:
- Advantages of breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding basics
- Proper latch-on
- Breast pumps
- Nursing bras
- Time for questions and answers
This class is also available in Spanish. Go to Clase de Preparación para Lactancia Materna 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 April 30, 2020.
To take advantage of any of the discounts above, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).