Expectant Parent Classes


Important Notice

For the safety of all, all in-person tours, classes, and support groups previously held at Northridge Hospital have been changed to a ZOOM format.

A free resource for online childbirth education with photos and video clips is available through YoMingo at www2.customizedinc.com/childbirtheducation

An additional resources with free access for parents to watch birth stories is available here.


Welcome to the Family Birth Center


Online Support Group

Taking Care of Mama

A virtual opportunity for pregnant and new moms to connect and gain support during these challenging times.

Tuesdays, through April 2021

View flyer here for further information. 

Grupo de apoyo virtual

Cuidando de la mamá

Da la oportunidad virtual de conexión y apoyo para las mujeres embarazadas y nuevas mamás durante estos tiempos tumultuosos.

Cada martes durante los meses de Deciembre, 2020 y abril 2021
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Hello, Baby!

Our Family Birth Center delivers joyful and cherished memories! Having a baby is one of the most important and exciting experiences. Our team makes your special event as comfortable and stress free as possible. Enhance your birth and parenting experience by taking our classes. Maternity Tours are available virtually (see below).  

Register Now

Expectant Parent class registration is required. Call 866.792.BABY (2229)

Download our complete 2021 Family Birth Center Class Schedule.

Learn More

To reach the Department of Childbirth Education, please call 818.885.5434.

En Español

Todas las clases son gratuitas. Para inscribirse a nuestras clases, por favor comuníquese con el centro de llamadas al 866.792.BABY (2229), disponible las 24 horas. Para comunicarse con el departamento de educación sobre el parto, llame al 818.885.5434

Classes

For a full description of our Childbirth Education Classes and a schedule of classes, please refer to the 2021 calendar.

2021 English Calendar

Maternity Tour

New video tour! With the current suspension of in-person Maternity Tours due to COVID-19, the Family Birth Center invites you to virtually tour our center through this video. 

Northridge Hospital Medical Center: Recorded Maternity Tour Session


Childbirth Education Series

Prepare for your child's birth. Class topics include physical and emotional changes, what to expect during pregnancy and birth, techniques for relaxation and breathing, cesarean birth, pain relief options. This is a four-class series that can be joined at any time. Registration is recommended by the sixth month of pregnancy.

Class 1: Stages of Labor: Signs, Symptoms & Emergencies
Class 2: Pain Management/Cesarean Birth
Class 3: Breastfeeding Workshop
Class 4: Postpartum/Parenting

Live Zoom Sessions – Virtual Childbirth Education Series
Every month, 4 sessions held on Wednesdays, 7 – 9 p.m.


Childbirth Education Weekend Express Classes

The Express Classes are currently cancelled. Check back later in the year for updates. A condensed version of the Childbirth Education Series held on two consecutive Saturdays every other month. 


Breastfeeding Support Group

Offered every Thursday for mothers looking to exchange breastfeeding information and experiences. Led by a Lactation Educator.

Every Thursday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Child Safety 101

Currently cancelled. Tips for coping as new parents, baby safety, reducing hazards, car seat safety, and Infant CPR (non-certified). Grandparents welcome!


En Español

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