Getting Ready for Childbirth

These classes are designed to prepare parents for childbirth through a variety of relaxation and breathing techniques. Examples of the topics covered are: the stages of labor, pain medications, breathing and relaxation methods, cesarean birth, nutrition, post delivery care, and more.
 
Choose one from the following class schedules:

  • One day class. Hospital tour is included.   
    Location: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC),Cafeteria Conference Room   
    Day/Time: Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • One day class. Hospital tour is not included and must be scheduled separately.
    Location: Valley Health Center East Valley,  First Floor
    Day/Time: Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Three day class. Hospital tour is not included and must be scheduled separately.
    Location: Administrative Office Building (AOB), Room 306
    Day/Time: Tuesdays | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

If you need assistance or have any questions, contact the Health Education Department by using our online form or by calling 408.885.3490.


​​Note:

  • Pre-registration through VHP is required unless noted otherwise.

  • Classes and schedules are subject to change or cancellation at any time without notice.

  • A Waiver of Liability form must be signed to participate in any exercise or fitness class offered by VHP.

 

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