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Classes and Hospital Tours


At Community Hospital of San Bernardino's Health Education Center, we are committed to helping all prospective mothers and new mothers to be as prepared as possible for their little bundle of joy.

Having a baby is an exciting time, with many important decisions and preparations to be made. To help all parents feel confident, we offer a nurturing environment with an experienced and caring staff available to help prepare and educate you on what to expect.

Maternity Tea & Tour

This program includes a tour of the labor and delivery and postpartum units at Community Hospital of San Bernardino, as well as an opportunity to hear from hospital staff during a complementary dinner.

When: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6 – 7:30 pm
Location: Meet in the hospital’s main entrance/lobby
No Fee: Complimentary and includes dinner. Registration is required.

Call to attend the Tea & Tour: 909.806.1816.

Mother/Baby Discharge Class

The class is designed for delivered mothers while still in the hospital to help prepare for life with their newborn. We discuss the risk factors involved post-birth, as well as provide community resources for mother and baby. It also covers topics such as breastfeeding, care of the newborn and how to take care of yourself after giving birth. It is an important part of the discharge process and especially helpful for new parents. This class is offered in both English and Spanish. 
 
When: Monday to Friday
Time: 10 am-12 pm
Location: Couplet Care East
No Fee: Complimentary and refreshments provided. 

Prepared Childbirth Class

This class helps in the physical and psychological preparation for childbirth that addresses Lamaze techniques, breastfeeding and newborn topics.

When: Tuesday 10 am – 1 pm or Wednesday 6-9 pm 
Location: Health Education Center
Fee: $20 per couple

Cesarean Birth Class

If you and your physician have determined that a C-section is the best delivery option for you and your baby, this class discusses topics surrounding the reasons for C-sections, common preoperative procedures and routines in surgery. It also includes the medications used, postoperative care and a video about Cesarean deliveries.

When: Tuesday 10 am – 1 pm or Wednesday 6-9 pm
Location: Health Education Center
Fee: $20 per couple 

Breastfeeding & Newborns Class

Breastfeeding is the best form of bonding and nutrition for you and your baby. For mothers who are breastfeeding, learn more about how this class discusses the advantages of breastfeeding, anatomy of the breast and how breast milk is produced. It also covers proper positioning of the infant while nursing, challenges and common concerns. The newborn portion helps you practice diapering, bathing and dressing your little bundle of joy.

When: Tuesday, 10 am – 1 pm or Wednesday 6-9 pm
Location: Health Education Center
Fee: $10 per couple

For more information, call the Health Education Center at 909.806.1816.

Infant & Child CPR Class

In this class, learn life saving skills for your baby in the event of an emergency.

Location: Health Education Center
Fee: $10 per couple

For more information, call the Health Education Center at 909.806.1816.

Learn More About Having Your Baby At Community Hospital of San Bernardino

To view class options and tour dates, please refer to our Maternal Education brochure in English and Spanish

To book a class or tour, please call the Health Education Center at 909.806.1816.

To find a physician, please call 909.806.1946 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor