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    Classes and Education

    Use the search options below to find classes of interest to you. Sutter Health affiliates offer classes in locations throughout Northern California.


    In this one session class, our certified lactation consultant will provide mothers and their partners with the strategies they need to get breastfeeding off to a solid start. Next class : July 13
    This one-evening class is a must for expectant mothers who have chosen or are considering breastfeeding. This class is included in the Great Beginnings Series. Next class : July 28
    This one-evening class is highly recommended for first-time or experienced mothers who are planning to breastfeed. Find out more about the latest research and recommendations for success. Next class : August 18
    Future siblings, ages 2-10 are prepared to adjust to life with a new baby brother or sister. Includes a short video and a tour of labor and delivery. A parent must attend with the child. Next class : September 19
    Sutter Tracy Community Hospital offers an information packed childbirth preparation (Lamaze) class series, to prepare the mother and her support person for labor, delivery, and postpartum experiences. Next class : July 1
    Classes draw upon a variety of techniques. Childbirth instructor prepares expectant mothers and their partners for birth. Class includes instruction in relaxation and breathing to reduce the discomfort of labor and more. Next class : August 1
    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. Next class : September 12
    This is a two-session, Saturday/Sunday class, offered 4 1/2 hours each day. It is offered to expectant parents whose schedules may not allow for the traditional 5 week class. It is highly recommended for couples expecting their first child. Next class : July 11
    Class series* are taught by a labor-delivery room nurse and include instruction in relaxation, breathing techniques, signs and stages of labor. Instructor also covers epidurals and C-sections Next class : July 10
    Learn about all aspects of childbirth, practice specific skills to cope with labor and delivery and receive information on the use of pain medication, C-sections, and more. Next class : August 16