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Childbirth Preparation (3 Weeks) Carlsbad

Learn more about childbirth

A baby sleeps on a caregiver's chest, representing one of the early parenting topics covered in the Childbirth Preparation course at Scripps Health.

Learn more about childbirth

This three-week course meets consecutively for three hours each week at Scripps Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad.

Couples learn effective ways to reduce stress and increase comfort during labor. The class covers labor, birth, breathing techniques, medications and hospital procedures.

Take this course in conjunction with Getting Ready for Baby, Breastfeeding Your Baby and Hospital Orientation for a comprehensive overview of labor, birth and early parenting. Wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows, a blanket and a snack. There is a $10 cancellation fee.

Class dates

  • Saturdays, December 7 - 21, 2019

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 Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad
Breakroom A
2176 Salk Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Date and time
Sat, Dec 07, 2019 at 9 am to

Sat, Dec 21, 2019 at 12 pm