Accelerated Childbirth Preparation (San Diego)

Get a condensed version of our childbirth preparation course

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Get a condensed version of our childbirth preparation course

This two-week accelerated course at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, 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.


Class dates:

Saturdays, May 5 & 12, 2018


Registration is required

Pre-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.


Need an online option?

Online Childbirth Preparation is designed for parents who can’t make it to an on-site class, or those who simply prefer the convenience of online learning. This option is perfect for moms-to-be on bedrest, scheduling conflicts or as a refresher. The cost of the class is $75.

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
3rd Floor Classroom
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Event details
Date Time Fee
Sat, May 5th, 2018 - Sat, May 12th, 2018 10 am - 3 pm $75.00