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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 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 : September 12
    Certified Childbirth Educators or Labor and Delivery Nurses cover stages of labor, hospital procedures, medications, cesareans, birthing options and postpartum recovery using video, lecture and group discussion. Next class : October 12
    Class series* are taught by a labor-delivery room nurse and include instruction in relaxation, breathing techniques, signs and stages of labor. Instructor also covers epidurals and C-sections Next class : September 4
    Learn about all aspects of childbirth, practice specific skills to cope with labor and delivery and receive information on the use of pain medication, C-sections, and more. Next class : September 6
    Our certified and experienced childbirth educators will help you prepare for the physical and emotional challenges of childbirth. Next class : October 3
    Class series are taught by a labor-delivery room nurse and include instruction in relaxation, breathing techniques, signs and stages of labor. Instructor also covers epidurals and C-sections Next class : September 3
    Class series* are taught by a labor-delivery room nurse and include instruction in relaxation, breathing techniques, signs and stages of labor. Instructor also covers epidurals and C-sections Next class : October 7
    4 week series on Thursdays, starting every month. This course focuses on information needed to prepare for the birth of your baby. Series start: Jan 08, Feb 05, Mar 05, April 02, June 04, July 02, July 30, Aug 27, Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 19 Next class : September 3
    4 week series on Tuesdays starting every other month. This course focuses on information needed to prepare for the birth of your baby. Series start dates:Jan 06, Mar 03, June 02, Sept 01, Nov 03. Next class : September 8
    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 : September 17