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Accelerated Childbirth Preparation - San Diego

Preparing for childbirth

Preparing for childbirth

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. The class covers labor, birth, breathing techniques, medications, and hospital procedures.
It is recommended that you complete a childbirth preparation class approximately four weeks prior to your due date. Class fee includes registrant and one guest.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows, a blanket, and a snack.

Take this course in conjunction with Getting Ready for Baby and Breastfeeding Your Baby for a comprehensive overview of labor, birth, and early parenting.
A Hospital Orientation Tour will be provided at the end of Class #2.

Scripps Mercy Hospital Spiritual Care Services is praying for the health of mothers, babies and families.
During your last class, a chaplain will be available for an optional blessing for you and your baby.
This will be offered at the end of the last class, if you are interested in this opportunity.

Class dates:
Saturdays, September 12 and 19, 2020

Parking is FREE with validation from Educator.

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.

Event details

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
Perinatal Classroom on the Third Floor.
4077 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Date and time
Sat, Aug 01, 2020 at 1 pm to

Sat, Aug 08, 2020 at 6 pm