Classes & Tours - St. Luke's
St. Luke's Hospital offers a choice of classes to help you prepare for your baby’s birth. We also offer tours of our Women & Children’s Center in English and Spanish. We encourage you to take advantage of the following educational opportunities. For further details and class schedules, contact us at 415-641-6911.
Childbirth Preparation Class—St. Luke's offers a one-day Saturday course to help expectant parents prepare for childbirth. Class topics include:
- Physical changes during pregnancy and labor
- Relaxation techniques
- Breathing techniques based on the Lamaze method
- Cesarean birth
- Anesthesia during childbirth
Maternity Tours—We provide monthly tours of our Women & Children’s Center in both English and Spanish. In this tour, you will see our labor-delivery recovery and postpartum rooms, learn more about our doula program and free prenatal yoga classes, and what to expect upon your arrival at the hospital.
October 2011 Tours:
Maternity Tour (English): 4:45 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18
Maternity Tour (Spanish): 4:45 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19
Call (415) 641-6911 to reserve your space.
Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga—Offered by our Women's Center, free prenatal and postpartum yoga classes include meditation, visualization, breath practice and yoga poses to safely stretch and strengthen the body in preparation for labor, birth and recovery.