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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  • Prenatal Yoga – Live Stream

    Balance your energy and reduce stress and anxiety with Destiny Corrigan, certified yoga instructor and personal trainer, as she leads you through poses and breathing exercises that are safe and calming during pregnancy. Learn the tools of movement, meditation and breath work in this virtual yoga workshop that will focus on restoration and mindfulness. This … 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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  • From Bump To Birth: Planning For A Healthy Pregnancy

    If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, or if you’re already trying, this is the presentation for you. Join Sheila Dejbakhsh, M.D. of Orange Coast Women’s Medical Group as she discusses pre-pregnancy health and tips for staying healthy throughout your pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Dr. Dejbakhsh will cover checkups, genetic testing, nutrition and supplements, exercise, healthy … 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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