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 415-641-2143.
Childbirth Preparation Class—St. Luke's offers a one-day Saturday course to help expectant parents prepare for childbirth.
What to bring: wear comfortable clothing and bring your coach and one pillow. Also bring lunch or a snack. Coaches can be the baby's father, your mother, sister, or a friend who can take the class and be with you during labor.
Classes are held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
- September 12, 2015
- November 21, 2015
- Labor process
- Relaxation, massage and positions practice
- Working with the hospital staff
- Partner support
- Pain management and comfort measures
- After your birth
Maternity Tours—We provide free 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.
Call 415-641-6911 to reserve your space. Meet at St. Luke's Lobby (3555 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco) at 4:45 pm. Tours are from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Tours in English:
- September 8, 2015
- October 13, 2015
- November 10, 2015
- December 8, 2015
Prenatal Yoga—Offered by our Women's Center to patients delivering at St. Luke's, free prenatal yoga classes include meditation, visualization, breath practice and yoga poses to safely stretch and strengthen the body in preparation for labor, birth and recovery.
Drop-in class; advanced registration is not required.
Prenatal Yoga classes are held on Saturdays from 9:30 am-11:00 am in the Solarium (top floor).