Education & Resources

Classes

  • Preparing for Baby: An essential guide to baby products from a pediatrician’s perspective

    What is the difference between an infant car seat and a convertible car seat? Do I really need a bottle warmer? What about a wipe warmer? Which products are actually useful for child proofing my house? Should I buy a bouncer, swing, or both? If you are preparing for the arrival of your baby and … Continued

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  • 4th Trimester Class

    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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  • 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 Dr. Lorene Wiley 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. Wiley will cover checkups, genetic testing, nutrition and supplements, exercise, healthy … Continued

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  • MAMA Collection from Campo Aromatherapy

    Pregnancy can have its ups and downs. With the MAMA aromatherapy collection, you will be able to refresh & uplift your spirit and your skin. During this live stream, learn how the light citrus fragrance can lift your mood while the Stretch Mark Relief Blend relieves and nourishes your skin.

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  • Maternity Orientation Irvine – Virtual

    This 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. You will have the opportunity to ask questions. Note: this program does not include a physical tour of … Continued

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  • Maternity Orientation Newport Beach – Virtual

    This 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. You will have the opportunity to ask questions. Note: this program does not include a physical tour … 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.

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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

    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 experience. Get to know our OCWMG Midwives and Dr. Kenneth James as they share the benefits of our … Continued

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