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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.


    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 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 : September 13
    Our childbirth educator will cover the stages of labor, hospital procedures, medications, cesarean birth, birthing options and postpartum recovery. Couples will also engage in active practice of physical and emotional comfort techniques. Next class : August 27
    This unique intensive childbirth class is intended for expectant mothers and their chosen labor support person. Next class : August 20
    Taught by a childbirth educator this class includes nine hours of instruction and is designed for first-time births. Next class : August 26
    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 16
    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. Saturday/Sunday class. Next class : September 23
    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 : September 23
    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 : September 1
    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 : September 3