Education & Resources

Classes

  • 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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  • 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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  • High-Risk Pregnancy Support Group

    The High-Risk Pregnancy Support Group offers an open, supportive space to share concerns and feelings with others experiencing obstetrical complications during pregnancy. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker will facilitate the group and provide tools that reduce anxiety and increase wellbeing. Gain support, insight, knowledge and decrease feelings of isolation. This support group is open to … 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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  • Prenatal Pilates

    Prenatal Pilates is a wonderful way to maintain good posture to support your growing baby and strengthen your muscles while moving your body in a safe and controlled way. This on-demand class will focus on breathing, core strength and stability, mobility of the hips, pelvis and leg muscles, and strengthening of the chest and back … Continued

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  • Optimizing Pelvic Health in Pregnancy and Recovery – Part 1

    Taught by a specialized Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, Optimizing Pelvic Health in Pregnancy & Recovery – Part 1 is a virtual on-demand class that will focus on giving you insights on how to prepare your pelvic muscles in order to optimize your delivery. Techniques taught and practiced may also help improve your bowel, bladder and … 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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  • Pregnancy and Diabetes Virtual Support Group

    The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is hosting a virtual support group for women experiencing diabetes and pregnancy. Join others living with T1D, T2D, and gestational diabetes (GDM) to support, learn from, and encourage each other through this season of life. Whether you’re in preconception counseling, pregnant, or post-partum, we welcome you to connect … Continued

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