Education & Resources

Classes

  • COVID-19 & Teens Mental Health

    COVID-19 and it’s impact on an already existing mental health crisis has created many challenges for teens especially during their transition of school. This presentation will help parents and caregivers understand teens current challenges with mental health and equip them with interventions on how to support the growing mental health crisis.

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  • Maybe a Baby? A Topic About Preconception

    If you are thinking about pregnancy in the future, this is the class for you. Join Dr. Marie Sharpe, OB/GYN, as she discusses how to maximize your health prior to conception, genetic testing, prenatal care and more. This class will help you and your partner feel confident and ready for the journey ahead.

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  • Pediatric Answers for Parents

    Join Dr. Harry Pellman, Hoag Community Pediatrician, as he discusses: What is colic really?, Jaundice in the newborn, breastfeeding, and other complicated, but common issues parents’ encounter.

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  • Breastfeeding Class – Live Session

    This class teaches expectant mothers and their partners the basic skills for successful breastfeeding. Topics include normal breastfeeding expectations, benefits for mother and baby, positioning and latch, boosting mother’s comfort and confidence, how to know you baby is getting enough, basic pumping and resources. Presented by: This class is taught by a Hoag International Board … Continued

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  • Maternity Orientation – Irvine Live Session

    This live virtual maternity orientation is designed to help expectant parents plan for their baby’s birth at Hoag Hospital Irvine. The orientation provides information about our facility, available resources before and after birth, and expectations for your hospital experience. This does not include a physical tour of the hospital. The session will be held live … Continued

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  • Maternity Orientation – Newport Beach Live Session

    This live virtual maternity orientation is designed to help expectant parents plan for their baby’s birth at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. The orientation provides information about our facility, available resources before and after birth, and expectations for your hospital experience. This does not include a physical tour of the hospital. The session will be held … Continued

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  • Baby Care Basics – Live Stream

    Presented by an OB Education, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) registered nurse, this 1-hour 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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  • 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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  • Maternity Orientation – Irvine On-Demand

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

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