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 March. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to focus on the health and safety of our patients, staff, caregivers and community.
A cesarean delivery is planned for many different reasons. This class is specifically designed for those couples who know ahead of time that they will be having a cesarean birth.
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
This class is offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. Please call 1-800-82-SHARP to register.
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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.
All visitors to the Women's Center should park in structure No. 2, adjacent to the main entrance of the hospital. Please bring your parking ticket with you to class for validation. There is no fee for parking.
If you registered using the City of San Diego employee discount, please remember to bring your employee identification badge with you to class.
Out of consideration for others, please refrain from attending the 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. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
All visitors to the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Women's Health Center age 18 and older are now required to present a government-issued photo ID upon arrival.