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    Classes and Education

    Use the search options below to find classes of interest to you. Sutter Health affiliates offer classes in locations throughout Northern California.


    This 6-week class is designed to help you cope with the physical changes of pregnancy, and the emotional and physical intensity of childbirth.Ideally, the class should be completed 4-6 weeks prior to your due date. Next class : April 3
    This class is for those who have little or no experience with babies. New parents are encouraged to take this class. Next class : April 8
    Take this three session class over two weekends and you're covered! Weekend 1:(Sat/Sun) Weekend 2:(Sat) Next class : June 10
    In this one session class, our certified lactation consultant will provide mothers and their partners with the strategies they need to get breastfeeding off to a solid start. Next class : April 10
    This is a two-session, Saturday/Sunday class, offered 4 1/2 hours each day. It is offered to expectant parents whose schedules may not allow for the traditional 5 week class. It is highly recommended for couples expecting their first child. Next class : March 25
    This comprehensive series covers breathing techniques, relaxation methods, stages of labor and delivery, hospital procedures, postpartum recovery, and birthing options to prepare you and your partner for your upcoming birth experience. Next class : May 2
    This comprehensive series covers breathing techniques, relaxation methods, stages of labor and delivery, hospital procedures, postpartum recovery, and birthing options to prepare you and your partner for your upcoming birth experience. Next class : April 12
    This class is taught by a certified CPR instructor and is appropriate for first-time parents and grandparents. Next class : April 13
    Tour of Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center including the perinatal unit, nursery and a private suite. Next class : March 27
    Led by a PAMF Santa Cruz Division pediatrician, you will learn about what happens in the hospital and what to look for in the first few weeks with baby. The doctor covers feeding, common skin conditions, colic and when to call for help. Next class : April 3
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