All in-person 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 until further notice. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak with health officials at all levels to determine when in-person events can resume.
In the meantime, we are offering this class via a live webinar. Please register for an upcoming date below.
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 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 class is taught by a certified lactation educator.
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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.
If you registered using the City of San Diego employee discount, please remember to have your employee identification badge ready to show the instructor if asked.
Out of consideration for others, please refrain from attending any in-person class if you are sick or think you might be contagious.
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. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
For June and July online classes, you can attend via phone, personal computer or mobile device. Please make sure to provide an email address. You will be sent instructions on how to log in after you register.
If you did not receive the login instructions, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm.
For in-person dates, please arrive at least 10 minutes early to allow plenty of time to find parking and get to class.
We encourage you to have a support person with you at the class.
We recommend this class be taken three to four weeks prior to your due date.