Preparing Your Mind and Body for Childbirth (La Jolla)

This four-week course teaches childbirth preparation basics. Couples learn effective ways to reduce stress and increase comfort during labor. Topics include breathing, relaxation and the role of the labor support person. Medications, hospital procedures and cesarean birth are also discussed.

Take this course in conjunction with Getting Ready for Baby, Breastfeeding Your Baby, and Hospital Orientation for Expectant Parents for a comprehensive overview of labor, birth and early parenting.

Registration is required

Registration allows us to reserve your space and contact you in the event of a change in the time or location of a class or on the rare occasion that we have a class cancellation.

Please remember, we cannot guarantee accommodation for walk-in participation at our classes, screenings and programs and cannot be responsible for any inconvenience due to lack of registration. Thank you, again, for choosing Scripps.

Class dates

All classes meet from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Each class series runs for four weeks. Available dates are:

  • July 24 – Aug. 14, 2014
  • Sept. 16 – Oct. 7, 2014
  • Sept. 18 – 9, 2014
  • Oct. 14 – Nov. 4, 2014
  • Oct. 16 – Nov 6, 2014
  • Nov. 11 – Dec. 2, 2014
  • Nov. 13 – Dec. 11, 2014 (no class 11/27)
  • Dec. 9 – Dec. 30 , 2014
4305 La Jolla Village Drive,, San Diego, CA, 92122
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Scripps Mende Well Being Center
4305 La Jolla Village Drive,
San Diego, CA 92122 US 32.8736 -117.21
Event Details
Date Time Fee
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm $75.00
Additional Dates
Date Time
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday, September 18th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM