Childbirth & Parenting Classes

Education for Expectant Mothers and New Parents in Mountain View CA

The impending arrival of a child is an exciting time, but you may feel overwhelmed. El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers monthly classes to provide education and support for a variety of topics to help women prepare for labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and newborn care.  

 

Childbirth Preparation Part One (Virtual)

2.5 hour class presented by Nadia, our RN, covering:

  • The last month of pregnancy
  • Preparing for the hospital
  • Laboring at home, when to call and when to come in
  • Admission to the hospital
  • Active labor
  • Pain management

$45 per expectant parent

$30 for patients of our practice

Email info@elcaminowomen.com to register or for more information.

 

Childbirth Preparation Part Two (Virtual)

2.5 hour class presented by Nadia, our RN, covering:

  • The last stage of labor: pushing
  • Vaginal delivery
  • Cesarean delivery
  • Initial recovery in the hospital
  • The postpartum period

$45 per expectant parent

$30 for patients of our practice

Email info@elcaminowomen.com to register or for more information.

 

Newborn Care Class (Virtual)

2.5-hour class presented by Nadia, our RN, covering:

Practical tips for caring for a newborn

  • Appearance of newborn
  • Normal skin conditions
  • Bathing & diaper changing
  • Safe sleeping
  • Newborn safety
    • Car seat safety
    • Choking hazards
    • Poison control
    • Childproofing your home

Please have a doll or stuffed animal (with arms and legs), a baby blanket, and a diaper with you to practice along with instructor.

$45 per expectant parent

$30 for patients of our practice

Email info@elcaminowomen.com to register or for more information.

 

Breastfeeding Class (Virtual)

2-hour class presented by Nadia, our RN and lactation educator, covering:

  • How to get the best start
  • Techniques for success and to avoid pain
  • Expectations in the beginning
  • How to know if your baby is getting enough
  • Working towards a routine
  • How to start storing
  • Common challenges

$45 per expectant parent

$30 for patients of our practice

Email info@elcaminowomen.com to register or for more information.

 

El Camino Hospital

ECH is planning on offering some prenatal classes online.

There is an online tour of the Women’s Hospital at ECH here: https://www.elcaminohealth.org/tab-mountain-view-birthing-center-virtual-tour