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    Childbirth Preparation - 5 Sessions, Tuesdays (Santa Cruz)

    This multiple session class is intended for expectant mothers and their chosen labor support person. Ideally the class should be completed 4-6 weeks prior to their due date. Certified Childbirth Educators or Labor and Delivery Nurses cover stages of labor, hospital procedures, medications, cesareans, birthing options and postpartum recovery using video, lecture and group discussion. Couples will also engage in active practice of comfort techniques such as breathing, positioning and touch.

    **Tours of El Camino hospital are included as part of the class when taken at the Mountain View Center. If you are taking a class at a different PAMF facility and are planning to deliver at ECH for the first time, please call 650-934-7373 to arrange for a tour once you've completed your class registration.

    **Those couples delivering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (Palo Alto), Washington Hospital (Fremont) and Sequoia Hospital (Redwood City) should contact the hospital directly for tour information. For tours of Sutter Maternity and Surgery (Santa Cruz), a tour of the room will be included in your class or call 831-479-6628 for a Tour on the First or Fourth Monday of the month.


    Where & When

    DateNovember 1, 2016
    PAMF Educator
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Time 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Cost$125 per couple
    Venue Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center Sutter Room
    Address 2900 Chanticleer Avenue
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    For more information call 831-479-6628 or register online

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