Classes and Events
Childbirth Preparation Four-Week Class
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 May 31. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to focus on the health and safety of our patients, staff, caregivers and community.
The most popular of our childbirth preparation courses, this class meets once a week for four weeks. A hospital tour is included during the fourth week of class (subject to change), excluding the Carlsbad location.
Topics covered in this course include:
- How your body prepares for birth and delivery
- Hospital procedures and medication choices
- Cesarean delivery
- Relaxation and breathing techniques
- Newborn characteristics and procedures
This class is also available in Spanish. Go to Curso de Preparación para el Parto en 4 Días 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 June 30, 2020.
To take advantage of any of the discounts above, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).