Prepared Childbirth

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the following classes have been canceled:

  • Prepared Childbirth Series starting Wednesday, May 27
  • Prepared Childbirth Series starting Thursday, May 28

Here is a list of links of online resources that may be helpful to you at this time:

https://elearn.lamaze.org/

https://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy

 

Our Prepared Childbirth classes provide you with information about the intellectual, physical and emotional parts of the birth process.

The classes emphasize exercise techniques for relaxation during labor, birth and after you’ve had your baby. This class is a Santiago Canyon College Adult Education Course in conjunction with UCI Health.

This is a five (5)-class series. See series dates below. Please bring to each class:

  • A support person
  • Two pillows
  • One beach towel or yoga mat

Cost is free to attend. 

Series dates

These are the series in 2020:

  • Wednesdays: Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5
  • Thursdays: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6
  • Wednesdays: Feb. 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18
  • Thursdays: Feb. 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19
  • Wednesdays: April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13
  • Thursdays: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14
  • Wednesdays: May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Thursdays: May 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Wednesdays: July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Thursdays: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Wednesdays: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7
  • Thursdays: Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8
  • Wednesdays: Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18
  • Thursdays: Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19

Each series has five (5) classes and will meet weekly on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Contact:

657-282-6357

Registration Instructions:

Registration is required. This is a 5-class series. Each series meets five Wednesdays in a row or five Thursdays in a row. By registering for the first class of a series, you are registered for all the classes in that series. Late registrations are welcome through the fourth class in the series. Call 657-282-6357 for late registrations.

Nursing students

Nursing students from community schools can attend this class without registration. Please do not register online if you are a nursing student. Requirements for students:

  • Bring student ID
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes early to make sure there is room in the class
  • Notify the instructor that you are a student at the beginning of class
  • Dress appropriately in nursing uniform or business casual attire

Dates Offered:

Wednesday, September 09, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
When you register for the Sept. 9, 2020, class, you are registering for the whole Prepared Childbirth series: Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30 and Oct. 7.
Manchester Pavilion 8th Floor
200 S. Manchester Ave.
Floor 8, Classroom B
Orange, CA 92868
Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
When you register for the Sept. 10, 2020, class, you are registering for the whole Prepared Childbirth series: Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8.
Manchester Pavilion 8th Floor
200 S. Manchester Ave.
Floor 8, Classroom B
Orange, CA 92868
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
When you register for the Oct. 21, 2020, class, you are registering for the whole Prepared Childbirth series: Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 11 and Nov. 18.
Manchester Pavilion 8th Floor
200 S. Manchester Ave.
Floor 8, Classroom B
Orange, CA 92868
Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
When you register for the Oct. 22, 2020, class, you are registering for the whole Prepared Childbirth series: Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12 and Nov. 19.
Manchester Pavilion 8th Floor
200 S. Manchester Ave.
Floor 8, Classroom B
Orange, CA 92868