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.

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 Hospital Orientation Tour, a chaplain will be available for an optional blessing for you and your baby.
This will be offered at the end of the Tour, if you are interested in this opportunity.

Class dates:
Saturdays, January 11 and 18, 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.
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
Perinatal Classroom on the Third Floor.
4077 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Get directions
Event details
Date Time Fee
Sat, Jan 11th, 2020 - Sat, Jan 18th, 2020 1 pm - 6 pm $75.00
Dates
Date Time
Saturday, February 1st, 2020 10 am - 3 pm
Sunday, March 1st, 2020 1 pm - 6 pm
Saturday, April 4th, 2020 10 am - 3 pm
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 10 am - 3 pm