Getting Ready for Baby 1 & 2 (San Diego)

Learn how to care for your baby

Baby sleeping on back

Learn how to care for your baby

This two-session class will help new parents gain the skills needed to care for their newborn.


The first class covers holding, bathing, diapering, swaddling and comforting a newborn. Bring a newborn-size doll or teddy bear, a diaper and a blanket.


The second session is taught by a pediatrician and covers newborn care, appearance and characteristics. Information on community resources is also included.

Class dates and times

This two-part class takes place on consecutive Tuesdays at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. Both parents are encouraged to attend both sessions. Available dates are:


  • January 16 & 23, 2018
  • February 13 & 20, 2018
  • March 13 & 20, 2018
  • April 10 & 17, 2018
  • May 8 & 15, 2018
  • May 22 & 29, 2018
  • June 12 & 19, 2018
  • July 10 & 17, 2018
  • August 14 & 21, 2018
  • September 11 & 18, 2018
  • October 9 & 16, 2018
  • October 23 & 30, 2018
  • November 13 & 20, 2018
  • December 11 & 18, 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.

Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego
4077 Fifth Avenue
3rd Floor Classroom
San Diego, CA 92103
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Event details
Date Time Fee
Tue, Dec 18th, 2018 - Tue, Dec 18th, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $30.00
Dates
Date Time
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM