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Pregnancy Classes and Baby Groups

Early registration is recommended. Space is limited and not guaranteed. Many of these are also available as online classes.

Baby and Me

Life with a new baby can be full of joys and challenges. In this group, parents ask questions, provide support for one another, and make new friends in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. One parent and their baby (ages: Newborn – 1 year) can attend this weekly group. Discussion topics include infant behavior, self-care, responding to baby’s cues, breastfeeding, and more. Members only.

No class fee.

Online Sessions: 9:30 am to 11:30 am every Wednesday.

How to Join each week:
Class Link:  Click here to join the meeting
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Privacy Information
Privacy is a concern for everyone in a Baby and Me Online Class. Each participant wants what is said in the Baby and Me Online Class to be treated with respect and complete discretion.
Along with Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to foster respect for all in the Baby and Me Online Class, each participant also has a responsibility to respect and protect each other’s privacy.
Please share useful general information outside of the Baby and Me Online Class, but what you hear and learn about individual Baby and Me Online Class members should not be shared.

Transition To Solids Online Resources: Starting solid foods is an exciting time in your baby’s life. You may have a few questions on when and how to get started. The videos located on the Video and Resources tab (above link)are here to help.


Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding offers many health benefits for you and your baby. Learn how to position your baby for optimal nursing, how to tell if your baby is getting enough milk, and ways to prevent and overcome common breastfeeding discomforts and chal­lenges. This class should be taken during pregnancy. Preregister when you are about 16 -20 weeks pregnant. Please bring only one support person. No children, please. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2.5-hour session, also offered as Online Class

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6610


Early Pregnancy

This class can help you understand and prepare for the physical and emotional changes you can expect in the first three months of your pregnancy. We’ll discuss common discomforts and remedies, prenatal screening tests, and fetal development. We’ll also offer tips for eating well, staying active, and keeping you and your baby healthy. Take this class early in your first trimester. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2-hour session, also offered as Online Class

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6610


Labor and Delivery Hospital Tour

Currently, we are not offering in-person tours of our Labor and Delivery and Postpartum areas. To view an online virtual tour, please follow the link below.
https://mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/ncal/pregnancy/


 

Late Pregnancy Class

This class is designed to help you and your partner get ready for the labor and delivery experience. You’ll learn how to recognize the early signs of labor and when to call your doctor. We’ll discuss what you can expect in the hospital and how to care for yourself after the baby is born. This class doesn’t take the place of Preparing for Childbirth. Take this class when you are 28 to 34 weeks pregnant. Preregister when you are about 16 -20 weeks pregnant. Please bring only one support person. No children, please. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2-hour session, also offered as Online Class

Registration: Roseville 916-474-6610 


Newborn Care

Wouldn’t it be nice if babies came with instruction manuals? In this class, we’ll teach you the information and skills you need to feel confident about caring for your newborn. We’ll cover topics such as feeding, bathing, diapering, and when to call your physician. Preregister when you are about 16 -20 weeks pregnant. Please bring only one support person. No children, please. Members only.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 2.5 -hour session, also offered as Online Class

Registration: Folsom, Roseville, and Sacramento 916-474-6610


Preparing for Childbirth

Few events are more exciting than the birth of your baby. Get prepared by learning what to expect before, during, and after delivery. Practice breathing and relaxation techniques to ease labor and delivery and understand your options for managing labor and using a birthing coach for support. Take this class during the last three months of pregnancy. Bring pillows and a mat, as some of the exercises are performed on the floor. Preregister when you are about 16 -20 weeks pregnant. Please bring only one support person. No children, please. Members only.

To be best prepared for this class, there are a few helpful videos you should watch before attending your class. Here is a list of the Prerequisite Emmi videos:

  • Childbirth Emmi
  • Medication for Pain Management During Labor Emmi
  • C-Section Emmi
  • Vaginal Birth After C-section Emmi (optional – only if applicable)

Instructions: Go to kp.org/mydoctor and type the class name in the search box. Log-in with requested information and enjoy the EMMI.

No class fee.

Sessions: One 4.5-hour session, also offered as Online Class

Registration: Roseville and Sacramento 916-474-6610

Cesarean Section – Online Video

If you are anticipating a C-section, learn what to expect before, during and after surgery to deliver a baby through cuts that are made in the belly and uterus. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery after childbirth.