This one day class offers a comprehensive review of pregnancy, labor and birth, and post delivery recovery. Using many styles of childbirth curriculum, the anatomy and physiology of all stages of labor and birth will be discussed. A review of medical interventions such as inductions, augmentation, and cesarean sections (c-sections) are presented. Medications and anesthesia options are also covered.
Classes are taught by certified childbirth instructors. Presentation includes videos, handouts, and a workbook on the stages of labor. A tour of the maternity unit is not included in this express version of the Childbirth Preparation class. Please call to schedule a free tour separately.
This class is for expecting parents. This class should be taken in the last trimester of pregnancy, finishing approximately 4 weeks before the baby's due date.
Fee: $145 per couple. Pre-registration required.
Register by Phone
To register by phone for Los Gatos classes please call our Maternal Child Health Education department at 408-866-3905.
Los Gatos Maternal Child Education office hours are:
Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays