Childbirth Preparation Class (Weekday or Weekend)

This three-part weekday or weekend series is designed to provide the woman and her support person with information on pregnancy changes, as well as signs, symptoms and stages of labor. Lamaze breathing and relaxation techniques are included. Classes meet on three Tuesday evenings or one Saturday and Sunday.
Cost: $100/couple.

Saturday Childbirth Preparation (One-Day Express Class)

This eight-hour class is designed for the woman and her support person who want to receive the childbirth information in one day. The class content is the same as the three-week series (see above). A $10 meal voucher is included.
Cost: $100/couple.

Breastfeeding Class

This three-hour prenatal class provides the essential information couples need to get off to a successful start with breastfeeding. Topics include strategies for dealing with common issues that new moms face.
Cost: $40/couple.

Infant Care Class

This class is designed for expectant parents and other caregivers. Basic infant care is discussed as well as SIDS precautions. Weeknight and Saturday classes offered.
Cost: $45/couple.

New Mom’s Support Group

This drop-in support group provides hands-on help and answers questions about newborn care and breastfeeding. Group is open to all new moms. The group meets every Monday, except public holidays from 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Free.

Family Center Tours

Tours of the Maternity Unit are given once each week during the evening and one weekday afternoon a month. Reservations required. Call (408) 947-2699.
Free.

For specific dates, times and meeting room locations, please call (800) 220-0182, Monday – Friday between 7 AM and 4 PM.