Childbirth Series 1-Day Intensive
What You'll Learn
This class will help you understand what to expect and boost your confidence along your childbirth journey, from pregnancy to delivery to going home.
During this fast-paced class, you'll learn about a range of childbirth topics, including:
- How pregnancy affects your body
- The details of labor and childbirth
- Coping with pregnancy-related issues
- Medical help you may need
- Postpartum recovery and caring for a newborn
- Maternity tour
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.
What to Bring
For Friday classes (5–10 p.m.): Bring a packed dinner, water and snacks.
For weekend classes (9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.): Bring a packed lunch, water and snacks.
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 due to 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 starts, 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.