Registration Open

A Childbirth Preparation Class - In Person

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Oct
6
Thu
To
Oct
13
Thu
Oct 6-13, 2022
Thursdays
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA

2 Alternative Dates Available

A Childbirth Preparation Class - In Person is also offered...

Nov
3
Thu
To
Nov
10
Thu
Thursdays
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
Registration Open
Dec
1
Thu
To
Dec
8
Thu
Thursdays
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
Registration Open

Fees & Payment

$70

Description

 These classes will help prepare expectant families for the arrival of a new baby.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask a certified childbirth educator questions about labor and birth.  The classes are intended to provide expert support for the challenges of pregnancy and labor. 

Register to participate about 4-6 weeks prior to your due date.  A childbirth preparation class has two sessions.  Participate in both sessions.

When you register you will receive an email confirmation with the location of the class and links to other information. 

Cottage Health continues ongoing care with a commitment to quality and safety for all patients, visitors, and staff.  

Cottage Health no longer requires proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test to attend your class.

However, if you have symptoms indicating that you may be unwell, please practice social distancing and do not attend in person events. 

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a medical-grade mask at all times within the facility.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Prepared Childbirth Class will help prepare expectant families for the arrival of a new baby.  Our classes are appropriate whether you choose a natural approach or medical options for coping with the labor and birth process.  Specially trained registered nurses provide expert preparation and support to help you navigate pregnancy and childbirth.

The in-person Two-Part series occurs on two consecutive weeknights from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Space is limited for the in-person classes to allow for social distancing.  Please refer to https://www.cottagehealth.org/coronavirus-covid-19/#Visiting-Cottage for the most current requirements to enter the hospital. 

Course Content

  • Stages of labor and delivery
  • Comfort techniques
  • Coaching role for support person
  • Medical options, including Cesarean Birth
  • The postpartum period and newborn care

Please also consider our Breastfeeding and Art of Parenting live-chat virtual classes.

Cottage Health continues ongoing care with a commitment to quality and safety for all patients, visitors, and staff.  

If you are showing any symptoms that indicate you may be ill, please be considerate of others and practice social distancing. 

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a medical-grade mask at all times within the facility.

Contact

Childbirth Education at 805-569-8229 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Thu, October 06 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
2. Thu, October 13 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Location Details

  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    400 W. Pueblo St.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    Main: 805-682-7111

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