Birth Center Tours, Education and Support
Find valuable information regarding pregnancy and parenting classes that are right for you.
Family Birth Centers - Register for a Stork Tour online today
At our Family Birth Centers, moms experience labor, delivery and recovery all in the comfort of the same spacious, private room, each featuring sleeping accommodations for a spouse or partner. Your birth day is a day that launches new life. Where you choose to welcome your new addition to your family is important. Our Family Birth Centers are focused on attending to your every need, making your birth day even more special. Our Family Birth Center rooms are equipped with the latest technology needed to accommodate any birth and, should the need arise, cesarean birth suites are also available.
Click on the link of the hospital that you will be giving birth at to register for a Family Birth Center Stork Tour
Free Virtual Live Classes
Dignity Health is here to support you and your partner with free virtual prenatal educational classes taught live online, by certified providers through our partners at BabyLiveAdvice™. Classes include:
- Childbirth Preparation
- Caring for Baby
- Infant CPR
- Diabetes and Pregnancy
- Pregnancy Nutrition
Click here to learn more and to register.
Location: In person at Mercy Hospital of Folsom
1650 Creekside Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
- December 3, 2023 - 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- December 9, 2023 – 9 a.m. - Noon
Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s childbirth education course helps you prepare both your mind and body for labor, delivery and postpartum. We use evidence based information to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the labor and birth process. We will help you navigate the birth process and we will practice coping techniques and provide your partners with tips on how to best support you through the labor process.
The class will cover:
- What to expect from labor
- Stages and phases of labor
- Labor comfort measures and techniques
- Pain relief options
- Medical procedures and decision making
- Vaginal delivery and the birth process
- Cesarean birth, planned and unplanned
- Newborns post birth: appearance, procedures, feedings and safe sleep
- Understanding your postpartum: physical & emotional changes
- End of pregnancy
- After birth care for mom
- Immediate newborn care
- Breastfeeding basics
- Hospital routines for both mom and baby
To register, call 916-983-7440.
My Baby by Dignity Health app
The My Baby by Dignity Health app has a number of classes to help you through your pregnancy. My Baby by Dignity Health is a free app that puts almost everything you need for a healthy pregnancy right at your fingertips.