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Prepared Childbirth

If you're pregnant and in your third trimester of pregnancy, the Prepared Childbirth classes are designed to inform you about the intellectual, physical and emotional parts of the birth process. They emphasize exercise techniques for relaxation during labor, birth and after you’ve had your baby.

At this time, Prepared Childbirth are all hosted by Santiago Canyon College (SCC) in the College and Workforce Preparation Center.

Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • March 5-April 2
  • April 16-May 14
  • May 28-June 25
  • July 2-July 30

Classes are held at Santiago Canyon College in the College and Workforce Preparation Center. 

Contact at SCC: 

SCC College and Workforce Prep Center

Please see below for registration directions and upcoming dates. 

Registration Instructions:

 Please contact SCC directly at 714-628-5999 to register.

Nursing students: Our patient health education workshops are for our patients. If want to attend this workshop, please register through this Nursing Student Registration form

Nursing students will be required to review, sign and upload two documents:
(1) Student Code of Conduct and Observation Guidelines and
(2) Student Workshop Instructions and Verification Steps.

There is a limited capacity for nursing student attendees, and acceptance into the workshop is first-come, first-serve. If you’ve been accepted into the workshop, you’ll be contacted by the Patient Education Department with more information.

Dates Offered:

Tuesday, July 02, 2024 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

When you register for the July, 2, 2024, class, you are registering for the whole Prepared Childbirth series: Tuesdays July 9, 16, 23, 30. 

We recommend choosing a class series that ends at least three (3) weeks before your due date.