This four-week course teaches childbirth preparation basics. It meets consecutively for two and one-half hours each week at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
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 presented.
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.
- Fridays, September 8 - 29, 2017
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 is now offering a six-hour online class
This course 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 bed rest, scheduling conflicts or as a refresher. The representative at 800-727-4777 will be able to give you more information about the class and accept payment. The cost of the class is $75.
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
- Conference Center
- 354 Santa Fe Drive
- Encinitas, CA 92024 Directions
|Fri, Sep 8th, 2017 - Fri, Sep 29th, 2017||6:30 PM - 9:00 PM||$75.00|