Maternity Classes and Tours

Choosing Prenatal Classes at UC San Diego Health


Pregnancy, birth and the transition to parenthood are times of excitement and adjustment. We would like to help you increase your knowledge and confidence for these special events.

How To Register

Please use the provided links for your desired date to register online and pay any fees. (Tours and events are free.) If you have questions or are unable to register online, call 619-543-6585 or email Please note:

  • Enroll early in your pregnancy as classes and tours fill quickly.
  • Pre-registration is mandatory. We cannot accept walk-ins.
  • Please do not bring children to tours, classes or events. No childcare is available. In addition, as of Dec. 19, 2019, UC San Diego Health's flu season visitor policy does not allow children under the age of 12 to visit the hospital, even with an adult. 


Parking and Directions

Hospital Tours & Events

Childbirth Classes

Online Childbirth Education Program

Childbirth Preparation (4-Class Series)

Childbirth Preparation: One Day Saturday (6 hours)

Childbirth Basics (2 Hours)

Tips from a Doula: Comfort Measures and Labor Support Techniques

Breastfeeding/Newborn Care/Infant CPR

Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding Support Group

Care for Newborns

Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Parenting and Self-care

Parenting and Self-care: Surviving the First 6 Weeks

Understanding Newborn Sleep

Online Tutorials

Please see Online Pregnancy Tutorials. These programs are available free to UC San Diego Health patients and are available on these topics:

  • Childbirth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pain Management 
  • VBAC (Vaginal Birth After C-section)
  • C-section
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Exercise and Nutrition During Pregnancy