Practicing For Labor & Birth is a class to help with enhancing your relaxation and breathing skills.
This class is being offered free to participants who have completed our Childbirth Preparation program. However, participants who have completed some form of Childbirth Preparation Course elsewhere may also participate for a small $40.00 fee.
This two and a half hour class is designed to give couples the opportunity to practice more of the relaxation and breathing skills covered in your Childbirth Preparation classes through touch therapy, coping strategies and labor support.
- Breathing Patterns
- Touch (massage, back pressure, acupressure)
- Positions (use of balls)
- Visualization Music
- Pushing techniques for birth
Free for participants who have completed Childbirth Preparation classes at El Camino Hospital
$40.00 for participants who have completed Childbirth Preparation classes with a different provider
Register by Phone
Registration must be completed by phone. Please call the our Maternal Child Health Education department at: 650-940-7302 to register.
Maternal Child Education office hours are:
Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
A full refund will be given for cancellations made at least 2 weeks prior to the class start date. A refund, less $15.00 processing fee will be given for cancellations made 1 week prior to class start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations occurring less than 1 week prior to the class start date.