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Online Childbirth Education Program

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Imagine taking a childbirth class in the comfort of your own home. This option is perfect for moms-to-be who are on bed rest, couples with time or scheduling conflicts, or parents in need of a refresher course.

About the Class

Our comprehensive, interactive class walks you through the three stages of labor and provides details on pain management options and comfort measures to optimize your birthing experience. It includes:

  • Numerous video segments and illustrations that let you know what to expect before, during and after labor. You will have access for a 12-week period, beginning from the date of your initial use.
  • Access to a UC San Diego Health childbirth educator as questions arise
  • Option to attend in-person Childbirth Basics class at no additional charge

Fee: $75 for 12-week access to the online materials, course book and an on-site Childbirth Basics course. You will receive instruction on how to gain access after you register and pay for the class. (To enroll in the Childbirth Basics class, email with the date of the class you would like to attend. An email confirmation will be sent once registration is complete.

If you have questions, call 619-543-6585 or email