Maternity | Health Education | UC Davis Health

Childbirth and breastfeeding


Helping you and your baby stay healthy

Pregnant mother and her small child sitting together on a log.

We offer convenient maternity classes to help prepare expectant parents for childbirth and breastfeeding. These classes provide a wealth of information. We discuss what to expect during labor and delivery, breastfeeding with instruction, skill practice, hospital practices, and answer your questions.

  • Prepared Childbirth (online classes)

    This program will provide an overview of labor and delivery, instruction and skill practice on relaxation and breathing techniques, and an review of pain medication options. 

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  • Breastfeeding

    The purpose of this class is to answer any breastfeeding questions, review Baby Friendly Designation and hospital newborn practices. We hope to address all your breastfeeding concerns from the prenatal to postpartum period.

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