What You'll Learn
In this interactive class, you'll learn the basics of caring for your baby in the first few months of life. Teachers include mother-baby registered nurses and professionals from the Cedars-Sinai labor and delivery team.
Get information and hands-on practice on topics such as:
- Normal newborn appearance
- Baby communication
- Soothing techniques
- Sleeping strategies
- Newborn abilities
When to Take the Class
We recommend that you register for classes in your 5th month of pregnancy and attend them during your 7th or 8th month.
Parking is available at a discounted rate of $5 in lots P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 or P6. Remember to bring your parking ticket to class for validation! We don’t validate for parking in the Medical Office Towers. If you need parking assistance, please call the Hospitality Desk at 310-423-4444.
Full refunds are only available if you cancel for medical reasons or if your baby is delivered before the start of your scheduled class. If you cancel 2 weeks (14 days) before the class, you’ll receive a refund minus the $25 nonrefundable processing fee. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before the class are refunded at 50% of the amount paid. Please allow 7 to 10 business days for all refund processing. No refunds are issued for missed classes.
To make a change to your registration, call the Childbirth and Parenting Education Office at 310-423-5168.
For any additional questions, please refer to our helpful FAQs.