Education and Support Programs
In addition to expert care and state-of-the-art facilities, the following are some of the many educational and support programs Hoag provides to women who are considering pregnancy, are already pregnant or have recently had a baby.
Free resources available for download
For your convenience, Hoag Perinatal Education Program materials are available for free download below. Please click on each link for each item:
- Baby’s First Hour brochure
- Breastfeeding Your New Baby brochure – English version
- Breastfeeding Your New Baby brochure – Spanish version
Community education seminars are available throughout the year covering preconception planning and pregnancy.
To view all Mother Baby classes online – Click Here
Or, call 800-400-HOAG (4624)
OB Education Prenatal Prepared Childbirth Classes
Hoag OB Education is pleased to offer a variety of prenatal childbirth classes. All classes are taught by certified registered nurses. Registration is encouraged by the third month of pregnancy. Classes usually begin during the seventh month of pregnancy.
To view all OB Education Prenatal Prepared Childbirth Classes – Click Here
Hoag Hospital’s BabyLine, 949-764-BABY (2229), is answered by an OB Education registered nurse with special expertise and knowledge about pregnancy (before, during and after), as well as baby care and breastfeeding. The BabyLine staff serves as a key resource for new and expectant parents. The Babyline is available to Hoag patients Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 4:45pm.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC)
Hoag OB Education Registered Nurses are certified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) and are available to assist with breastfeeding concerns and challenges at the Breastfeeding Clinic held at Hoag Conference Center. To schedule a one-on-one consultation with one of our IBCLC nurses, please call Hoag Babyline at 949-764-BABY (2229).
Breast Pump Rentals
OB Education provides a breast pump rental service for mothers needing to use a hospital grade pump for either short or long-term. Contact the Hoag BabyLine 949-764-2229 (BABY) for availability.