Prepared Childbirth Series

All classes are held at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Specific class locations will be included in your confirmation e-mail. For a map of the Cedars-Sinai campus, click here.

We offer a variety of childbirth classes to meet all of your birthing and scheduling needs. A complimentary Maternity Tour is included in the  Prepared Childbirth Class, the Cesarean Class, and the Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) class. Special arrangements for a tour can be made with the other childbirth classes. Please speak to the instructor

Prepared Childbirth Series

The Prepared Childbirth Series is available in the following formats:

  • 3-part - meets once a week for three weeks. Each class is 3 hours.
  • 2-part - meets once a week for two weeks. Each class is 3 hours.
  • A one day intensive which meets for 5 hours.

*Please note that the 2-part and one day classes are condensed classes and, therefore, offer an overview of the following topics and a brief practice period. Some students may benefit more from taking the longer classes.

These classes cover the following topics:

  • Physical and emotional aspects of pregnancy, labor, birth and recovery
  • Role of the birthing coach
  • Relaxation, breathing techniques, and other pain coping strategies
  • Variations in labor and delivery
  • Pain relief options
  • Cesarean birth
  • Recovery and postpartum

Plan to enroll in this class during the fifth month of pregnancy and to start the class during the seventh month of pregnancy. Note: Bring 2 pillows to class.

Class availability is on a first come first served basis.

Fee: $150.00 per couple. (Please note that class dates listed below do not reflect a guarantee of availability.)

Parking: Discounted parking is available in Lot P1 or P2 or any validated lot

 

Prepared Childbirth Series (Three Part)

This three-week series for mothers and their partners meets once weekly for three hours. Topics covered are physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, the role of the labor coach, Lamaze techniques for relaxation and breathing, variations in labor and delivery, cesarean birth and pain relief options. The1, 2 and 3-week series also include a maternity tour. Plan to enroll in this class during the fifth month of pregnancy and to start the class during the seventh month of pregnancy. Note: Bring 2 pillows to class. (Maternity Tour included).



Monday Classes

November 2 - November 16, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Carmen Chavez
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Tuesday Classes

     

November 3 - November 17, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Monica Lundry
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Wednesday Classes

 

November 4 - November 18, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Magda Waldberg
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Sunday Classes



November 1 - November 15, 2015
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Sarah Miller
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Prepared Childbirth Series (Two Part)

This two-week series for mothers and their partners meet once a week for two weeks. Each meeting is three hours long. Topics covered are physical and emotional changes, the role of the labor coach, Lamaze techniques for relaxation and breathing, variations in labor and delivery, cesarean birth and pain relief options. Plan to enroll in this class during the fifth month of pregnancy and to start the class during the seventh month of pregnancy. ( Maternity Tour included ).
 

Class availability is on a first come first served basis. Please note that class dates listed below do not reflect a guarantee of availability.

Fee: $150.00

Parking: Discounted parking is available in Lot P1 or P2 or any validated lot

For more information, call 310-423-5168

Monday Classes

 

October 5 - October 12, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Carmen Chavez
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Wednesday Classes

 

October 7 - October 14, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Magda Waldberg
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Thursday Classes

 

November 5 - November 12, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Magda Waldberg
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Friday Classes

 

November 6 - November 13, 2015
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Carlie Baiocchi
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Saturday Classes



October 17 - October 24, 2015
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Carlie Baiocchi
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Sunday Classes

November 8 - November 15, 2015
2:00PM to 5:00PM
Sarah Miller
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Prepared Childbirth Series (One-Day Intensive)

This one-day intensive series meet for five hours. Topics covered are physical and emotional changes, the role of the labor coach, Lamaze techniques for relaxation and breathing, variations in labor and delivery, cesarean birth and pain relief options. Plan to enroll in this class during the fifth month of pregnancy and to start the class during the seventh month of pregnancy. ( Maternity Tour included ).

Class availability is on a first come first served basis. Fee $150.00 Please not that class dates listed below do not reflect a guarantee of availability.

For more information, call (310) 423-5168

Friday Classes

   
September 11, 2015    
5:00PM - 10:00PM
Beth Kelly
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October 9, 2015    
5:00PM - 10:00PM
Beth Kelly
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October 23, 2015    
5:00PM - 10:00PM
Beth Kelly
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November 6 , 2015
5:00PM to 10:00PM
Beth Kelly
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November 20 , 2015
5:00PM to 10:00PM
Beth Kelly
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Saturday Classes

   
October 24, 2015
9:30AM - 3:30PM
Haley Saunders
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November 7 , 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Haley Saunders
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November 21, 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Haley Saunders
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Sunday Classes

   
September 20 , 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Monica Lundry
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October 4, 2015
9:30AM - 3:30PM
Sujane Pak
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October 11, 2015
9:30AM - 3:30PM
Monica Lundry
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November 1 , 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Carlie Baiocchi
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November 8 , 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Monica Lundry
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November 15 , 2015
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Carlie Baiocchi
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