Adventist Health St. Helena Childbirth Classes

Hospital Tour/Family Birth Unit Tours

See our beautiful Family Birth Unit and learn about our family-centered approach to birth. Find out where to come, what to expect, parking, visitation policies, what to bring and so much more! Our hour long tour meets at 6pm in the lobby at Adventist Health St. Helena on the following dates:

January 27, 2020
March 23, 2020
May 18, 2020
June 22, 2020
July 20, 2020
August 24, 2020
September 28, 2020
November 16, 2020

Hospital /Family Birth Unit Tour Registration


Spanish Childbirth Class and Tour

This three hour class in Spanish will review the labor process, birth, pain management techniques, medical options including epidural and cesarean birth, and what to expect at the hospital, breastfeeding and newborn care. Find out where to come, what to expect, parking, what to bring and more! Plan to take classes after your fifth month of pregnancy. Bring your partner or someone else who can support you during childbirth. Classes are on Tuesday nights from 5:30-8:30 pm at Adventist Health St. Helena on the following dates:

January 13, 2020
March 9, 2020
May 11, 2020
July 13, 2020
September 21, 2020
November 9, 2020

Childbirth Class and Tour Registration (Spanish)


Childbirth Preparation Series

This 3-class series will teach you about the labor process, birth, pain management techniques, medical options including epidural and cesarean birth, and what to expect at the hospital. Plan to take classes after your fifth month of pregnancy. Bring your partner or someone else who can support you during childbirth. Classes are held on Mondays from 6-8 pm at Adventist Health St. Helena on the following dates:

February: 3, 10, 24, 2020
April: 6, 20, 27, 2020
June: 1, 8, 15, 2020
August: 3, 10, 17, 2020
October: 5, 19, 26, 2020
November: 30, 2020 and December: 7, 14, 2020


Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is natural, but preparation is recommended. Learn the many rewards of breastfeeding for you and your newborn. We will discuss tips that will help you be successful to achieve your feeding goals. Partners play an important role in breastfeeding success and are encouraged to attend. Classes are held on Mondays from 6-8pm at Adventist Health St. Helena on the following dates:

January 13, 2020
March 9, 2020
May 11, 2020
July 13, 2020
September 21, 2020
November 9, 2020

Breastfeeding Class Registration Details


Newborn Care and CPR review

Learn what to expect during those first hours and days with your new baby. We will be covering newborn care, swaddling, newborn appearance, crying, diapering, and so much more. We will discuss and practice what to do if your newborn is choking and how to start CPR. This course is for parents who do not need an official CPR certificate. Classes are held on Mondays from 6-8 pm at Adventist Health St. Helena on the following dates:

January 6, 2020
March 2, 2020
May 4, 2020
July 6, 2020
September 14, 2020
November 2, 2020

Newborn Care and CPR Review


Family Connections

Join other parents for this lunchtime gathering to chat, ask questions, get help with breastfeeding issues or just be with other new parents. There are new topics and a speaker each month.

Adventist Health St. Helena 208 at the Women’s Center.
821 St. Helena Hwy. in St. Helena (room #208 upstairs from the OB/GYN office).

This class meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month. - No registration required