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Maternity Classes


Having a baby is an exciting time, but there's a lot to know and a lot to prepare for. At St. Mary Medical Center, we welcome you to any of our child preparation and maternity classes.


Childbirth Classes

Expectant mothers and their companions are welcome to join us in the John Edward Parr Health Enhancement Center on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 pm fo this four week course. Cost for all 4 sessions is $75.

  • Week 1 – Stages of Labor
  • Weeky 2 – Breathing Techniques and Medications
  • Week 3 – Labor & Delivery Process
  • Week 4 – Breastfeeding Class

Upcoming dates 

  • January 10-17-24-31
  • February 7-14-21-28
  • March 7-14-21-28
  • April 4-11-18-25
  • May 2-9-16-23-
  • June 6-13-20-27
  • July 4-11-18-25
  • August 1--8-15-22
  • September 5-12-19-26
  • October 3-10-17-24
  • November 7-14-21-28
  • December 5-12-19

Please call 888.478.6279 for more information or to register for the class.

Sweet Success 

If you're diagnosed with gestational diabetes, we can help. Our program can teach you what you need to know while you're carrying your little one. 

Tours of Delivery Suites and Private Rooms 

Expectant families are welcome to a free maternity tour of the St. Mary Medical Center facilities.

Tours of our hospital, including the private rooms, and labor and delivery suites are available:

  • The second Friday of each month at 7 p.m.
  • The third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.

Fridays: January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8

Saturdays: January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May, 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

*Private tours available upon request

Tours meet in the main hospital lobby on Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 10 am.

Please call 888.478.6279 for more information or to schedule your tour today.

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 Long Beach CA 90813
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