Classes and Events
Childbirth Preparation Four-Week Class
This online childbirth preparation class meets once a week for four weeks.
Thursday, April 27, 6 to 8:30 pm
Thursday, May 4, 6 to 8:30 pm
Thursday, May 11, 6 to 8:30 pm
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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.
The most popular of our online 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.
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.
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.
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).
What to Bring
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.