Classes and Events
Cesarean Birth Preparation Class in Kearny Mesa
This class is for expectant parents who anticipate a cesarean delivery.
Presented by Sharp Mary Birch 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.
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.
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.
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 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).