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Classes & Events

St. Mary Medical Center has a number of classes to help improve your health and events to help improve the health of the Long Beach community. 


We have outreach events, diabetes self-management classes, senior health education, chronic disease self-management classes, vision screenings, safety education, prenatal classes, care to the underserved and underinsured, and mammography and support groups. 

Maternity Classes & Hospital Tours – Get ready for you little one by visiting the hospital, and learning what you can do before giving birth and taking care of your newborn once your baby is born.

Diabetes Education – Managing diabetes successfully can be done with medication, diet and exercise. Learn how.

Senior Wellness Center – The Wellness Center provides monthly classes and events specifically for seniors and always focused on your health and well-being.

Diabetes, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Care – This class is specifically for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. You can still have a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy, happy baby. Learn how. 

Support Groups – St. Mary's also offers a number of support groups to help you or a loved one through difficult time. 

Information and Registration

For additional information or to register for any of our classes, events, free support groups or tours, please call (888) 478-6279.

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Welcome Baby program

St. Mary Medical Center's Welcome Baby program offers free postpartum support to all mothers who deliver at our facility, regardless of income or risk factors. Every mother receives a postpartum hospital visit with maternal/newborn screening, breastfeeding support, and home visits until the baby is either 2 or 9 months old. This comprehensive program provides personalized support, education, and resources to ensure a smooth transition into parenthood for all families.