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.
The most popular of our childbirth preparation courses, this class meets once a week for four weeks.
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 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 course is also available in Spanish, please go to Curso de Preparación para el Parto en 4 Días for more information and to register.
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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.
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.
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.
Please have two pillows and a blanket to use during class.
We recommend completing the course three to four weeks prior to your due date.