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.
A cesarean delivery is planned for many different reasons. This course is designed specifically for couples who know ahead of time that they will be having a cesarean birth and should be taken in place of a childbirth preparation class.
Topics covered in this course include:
- Indications for cesarean birth
- Preparations for surgery
- Pre-operative procedures and medications
- The birthing process
- DVD of C-section (animated and live birth)
- Breastfeeding after surgery
- Post-operative and recovery procedures
- Newborn procedures
Please note that this class does not include a hospital tour. To learn more about what to expect when you arrive at the hospital to have your baby, please register for a tour webinar online or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
This class is offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. Please call the phone number above to register.
Download Sharp Baby, our free pregnancy app and online resource
Learn about pregnancy milestones, track appointments, time contractions, watch animations and videos, and more! Available for download on mobile and desktop devices by visiting sharp.com/sharpbaby.
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 classes if you are sick or think you might be contagious.
This class is taught by a certified perinatal educator.
For online classes, you can attend via phone, computer or mobile device. Please make sure to provide an email address. You will be sent login instructions in a separate email from your registration confirmation.
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.