Childbirth Education

Congratulations! You're pregnant!

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

During childbirth classes you have an opportunity to learn about the growth and development of your baby, how your body changes throughout pregnancy, the importance and value of good nutrition, the benefits of breastfeeding and problem-solving solutions for successful breastfeeding, and some possible warning signs that need to be reported to your doctor. Classes are taught by our trained and highly-skilled Perinatal Services Registered Nurses.

All of the classes require advance registration. Children are not permissible at the tours or education classes. Select the link to print out your childbirth education registration form.


Advance registration is required for all classes.  

Please complete the registration form, include your payment, and mail to: Redlands Community Hospital, Perinatal Services, Attn: Childbirth Education, PO Box 3391, Redlands CA 92374 or bring your completed registraton form and payment to the Perinatal Services Office located at 802 W. Colton Avenue, Suite D, Redlands CA 92374. Our Perinatal Services office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and is closed on weekends and holidays.

 

Classes are held at the Maternity/Surgery building at Redlands Community Hospital, 350 Terracina Blvd., Redlands CA 92373. Please meet the class instructor at the 3rd floor conference room of the Maternity/Surgery building.

For all of the classes, please bring the following items with you to each class:
          Two pillows for breathing and relaxation exercises
          A blanket for breathing and relaxation exercises
          (Floor mats are provided)

The following courses are offered at Redlands Community Hospital:

Mother-Baby Units Orientation Tour

Come and visit the facility for a guided tour of our mother-baby units. You will become acquainted with Labor and Delivery and Couplet Care, as well as other services available to you at Redland Community Hospital. Come and see what we have to offer! We are awaiting your arrival.

The tour is offered at various times during the month and at no cost. Registration is required. Please call (909)793-6330 to register as there is limited space for each tour to allow adequate time for the tour along with questions and answers.

Childbirth Preparation

The childbirth preparation courses prepare the pregnant women and family for childbirth. Classes are designed to provide practical and useful tools in preparation for childbirth, such as:

  • What to expect throughout pregnancy
  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • Breastfeeding education and problem-solving solutions for successful breastfeeding
  • Tour of the hospital's mother-baby units

The Childbirth Preparation course is offered one-evening per week for four weeks, or as an accelerated course, two weekend days. Select the course that works best for you and your family. A tour of the mother-baby units is included with these classes so there is no need to register for a separate hospital tour.

Cost: $100

Select the link to print out the childbirth education registration form that contains class dates and times.

Childbirth Refresher

This class is designed for women who are experienced with childbirth or for whom it has been a while since attending childbirth education. The class will prepare the pregnant women and family for childbirth. The short class is designed to provide practical and useful tools in preparation for childbirth, such as:

  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • Benefits of breastfeeding

Cost: $35

Select the link to print out the childbirth education registration form that contains class dates and times.

Breastfeeding Basics

This class is designed to provide an understanding of the benefits of breastfeeding and provide basic tips for successful breastfeeding. This class is highly recommended if you are a first time mom and want to successfully breastfeed your baby.

Cost: $25

Select the link to print out the childbirth education registration form that contains class dates and times.


AFTER YOU DELIVER
, breastfeeding follow-up is available with Lactation Nurses at the community based Perinatal Services offices. Fees may apply. Please call (909) 793-6330 to request additional information.