Education & Resources

Classes

  • Baby Care Basics – Live Stream

    Presented by an OB Education, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) registered nurse, this 40-minute class is designed to increase knowledge and build confidence in caring for your baby. Baby care topics will include newborn appearance and behaviors, when to call the doctor, safe sleep and much more. Demonstrations of hands-on care will be included. … Continued

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  • Is It Baby Acne, a Rash, or Something Else?

    Babies have soft, delicate skin and while there is nothing like it, there is also nothing like a cranky infant irritated by diaper rash, cradle cap, or another skin condition. Many babies suffer from mild to extreme skin conditions during their first few months and Dr. Rachel Zabaneh of Hoag Medical Group Pediatrics will share … Continued

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  • 4th Trimester Class – Live Stream

    The 4th Trimester Class, presented by Miriam Bustamante, LCSW, is a workshop designed to prepare couples for life with a baby. Couples will learn research-based strategies to help them be the best parenting team possible. This class, to be held on Zoom, will help you learn how to strengthen your relationship and foster healthy development … Continued

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  • 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 – Live Stream

    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

    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

    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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  • Beyond the Birth Plan

    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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