Education & Resources

Classes

  • Understanding Birth E-Class

    Welcome to Understanding Birth eClass, a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust as you prepare for your upcoming birth. In this class, 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 … Continued

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  • Mindfulness for Pregnant and New Moms (Virtual)

    Join this virtual workshop to learn the tools of meditation, mindfulness and breathing exercises. Meditation and mindfulness practices help foster an inner shift from the struggles and stresses of our daily lives while pregnant or after delivering, to exploring calmness and peace from within. Please have a journal with you during this workshop. Benefits of … Continued

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  • Maternity Orientation Irvine – On Demand

    This on-demand virtual orientation is designed to help expectant parents plan for their baby’s birth at Hoag Hospital Irvine. The program provides information about our facility, available resources before and after birth, and expectations for your hospital experience. Note: this program does not include a physical tour of the hospital. Once registered, you will receive … Continued

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  • Maternity Orientation Newport Beach – On Demand

    This on-demand virtual orientation is designed to help expectant parents plan for their baby’s birth at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. The program provides information about our facility, available resources before and after birth, and expectations for your hospital experience.  Note: this program does not include a physical tour of the hospital. Once registered, you will … Continued

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  • Becoming a Family: Tips for New Parents-LiveStream

    Ideal for expectant and new parents, join this informal live stream where you can ask questions and get advice from a pediatrician. Topics can include preparing for your baby, what to expect for your baby after birth, newborn care, feedings, vaccinations, sleep, and much more. Presented by Amy Lau, M.D., F.A.A.P.  

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  • Beyond the Birth Plan – Virtual

    Taught by Hoag’s Maternal Mental Health team, this 30-minute on-demand class is designed for pregnant women and will address expectations of new parenting role, identify sources of support, address new family dynamics, sleep hygiene, coping with the baby blues and self-care after delivery. Instructions on how to access this class online will be provided through … Continued

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  • Empowered Physiologic Birth with Midwifery Care

    When women enter motherhood from a position of strength and confidence, babies benefit, mothers benefit and families benefit. Hospital Midwifery is the best of both worlds. Collaboration within an integrated maternity care system is essential for optimal mother-baby outcomes. This shared care is built on compassion, understanding, and dedication to offer women a unique childbirth … Continued

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