Parent Education Classes & Support Groups

Tri-City Medical Services

Parent Education Classes & Support Groups 2018-01-11T12:12:35+00:00
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Tri-City Medical Center hosts numerous classes and groups that help you, as a new parent, prepare for childbirth and provide you with the support you need for when you bring home your baby.

We offer everything from planning for pregnancy and delivery to post-delivery and childhood growth. We also offer ongoing support programs including a breastfeeding support group that meets on a regular basis.

For more information about any of these programs, please call Childbirth Services at 760.940.5784 and get your questions answered. To register for any of these classes or programs, please use our online registration and payment system (if applicable).

Pregnancy & Childbirth Classes

Baby Safe Class

This is an informative class for parents and grandparents on safety practices and procedures, which includes infant CPR. Discussion will cover quick care for emergencies, caring for a sick child and more.

september

20sep6:30 pm- 9:30 pmBaby Safe ClassThis class covers infant CPR and safety practices.6:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

Baby Care Class

Bringing your baby home for the first time is such a special occasion. We want to help keep the time you will spend caring for your baby at home enjoyable and simple by offering this instructional class to parents and grandparents. Many important baby care topics will be covered, including:

  • Newborn bathing
  • Cord care
  • Diapering
  • Sleeping & eating patterns
  • When to call the pediatrician
  • Taking baby out

september

13sep6:30 pm- 9:30 pmBaby Care ClassThis class covers general care topics for newborns and infants6:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

Childbirth Preparation Class | 1-Day or 3-Week Course

Prepare yourself and your partner for the birth of your baby. This class will cover information about hospital procedures including c-sections, active relaxation exercises, breathing techniques, pain relief options and postpartum care. There will be open discussion between you, your partner and the instructor to help ease any concerns or worries and to answer any questions.

october

7oct6:30 pm- 9:00 pmChildbirth Preparation Class | Meets once a week for 3 weeks - October 2018The information in this class is to prepare mom-to-be and her partner for the labor and delivery experience.6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

Understanding Childbirth (Online Only)

This online course is designed to prepare parents for the birth of their newborn. You will learn all about the birth process and medical procedures through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You will also get a sense of what labor’s really like as you watch several complete birth stories, and you will even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan!

Please note: this is an online-only class but it includes a 1x follow-up physical class at the end of your on-line class to go over active relaxation, breathing techniques and answering questions about our facility. For further information please call 760.940.3102 and ask to speak with Marissa Allen.

Maternity Orientation

Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation. Expectant moms and their guests are invited to attend. Learn more about the care you will receive during and after childbirth. No charge for this event.

august

21aug6:30 pm- 7:00 pmNo more spaces leftMaternity Orientation - August 21, 2018 (Tour 1)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation6:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

21aug7:30 pm- 8:00 pmNo more spaces leftMaternity Orientation - August 21, 2018 (Tour 2)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

september

18sep6:30 pm- 7:00 pmNo more spaces leftMaternity Orientation - September 18, 2018 (Tour 1)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation6:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

18sep7:30 pm- 8:00 pmNo more spaces leftMaternity Orientation - September 18, 2018 (Tour 2)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

october

16oct6:30 pm- 7:00 pmMaternity Orientation - October 16, 2018 (Tour 1)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation6:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 920566 Spots remaining

16oct7:30 pm- 8:00 pmMaternity Orientation - October 16, 2018 (Tour 2)Find out about having your baby at Tri-City Medical Center at our Maternity Orientation7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 9205614 Spots remaining

Orientación de Maternidad

Participe en una de nuestras orientaciónes de maternidad y conozca todos los detalles relacionados con dar a luz en Tri-City Medical Center. Conocerán cuál será la atención que recibirán durante el parto y después de dar a luz y hacer todo tipo de preguntas.

august

23aug7:30 pm- 8:00 pmOrientación de Maternidad - 23 de agosto 2018Participe en una de nuestras orientaciónes de maternidad y conozca todos los detalles relacionados con dar a luz en Tri-City Medical Center.7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 920563 Spots remaining

september

8sep3:00 pm- 3:30 pmOrientación de Maternidad - 8 de septiembre 2018Participe en una de nuestras orientaciónes de maternidad y conozca todos los detalles relacionados con dar a luz en Tri-City Medical Center.3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 9205612 Spots remaining

27sep7:30 pm- 8:00 pmOrientación de Maternidad - 27 de septiembre 2018Participe en una de nuestras orientaciónes de maternidad y conozca todos los detalles relacionados con dar a luz en Tri-City Medical Center.7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 9205610 Spots remaining

Breastfeeding Classes & Support

Breastfeeding Support

The breastfeeding support group has valuable information to offer you and is open to all members of our community at no charge. Be sure to bring your questions and concerns, as we are here to help you and your baby be healthy, happy and informed.

august

22aug11:00 am- 12:30 pmBreastfeeding SupportA free breastfeeding support group that provides valuable information for community members11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

29aug11:00 am- 12:30 pmBreastfeeding SupportA free breastfeeding support group that provides valuable information for community members11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

Breastfeeding Your Baby

You will appreciate all the information the breastfeeding class has to offer you. A certified lactation consultant will introduce techniques for success and will provide strategies and ideas on avoiding preventable pitfalls. Many topics will be covered, including:

  • Latching and position
  • Feeding patterns
  • Adequate milk supply
  • Coping with returning to work

october

18oct6:30 pm- 9:00 pmBreastfeeding Your BabyA certified lactation consultant will introduce techniques for success and will provide strategies and ideas on avoiding preventable pitfalls6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056