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The following classes are offered through Simi Valley Hospital (SVH). Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register for a class, call (805) 955-6304 or email us.

Maternity Tea & Tour

In this free tour, expectant parents visit the labor and delivery area, learn how to pre-register at the hospital and receive free gifts, information and coupons at this single session. Pre-registration is required. You may register online, call (805) 955-6304 or download the class description and registration form (PDF). If you would like to take a virtual tour before your live visit, please go to our online photo gallery.

LOCATION: Citrus Peppertree Room
COST: Free

Tuesdays, Sept. 1 or 22, 7pm-8:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 17, 7pm-8:30pm
Tuesdays, Oct. 6 or 20, 7pm-8:30pm
Thursdays, Oct. 15 or 22, 7pm-8:30pm
Tuesdays, Nov. 3 or 17, 7pm-8:30pm
Thursday, Nov. 12, 7pm-8:30pm
Tuesdays, Dec. 1 or 8, 7pm-8:30pm
Thursday, Dec. 3, 7pm-8:30pm

Sibling Relations

Your older children (designed for ages 3-8) will learn about the changes that will take place when you bring home a new baby. A tour of the maternity unit is included. Children must be at least 2-1/2 years old, in good health and accompanied by a parent. Please bring a doll with you to class for practice. Pre-registration is required. To register, call (805) 955-6304 or download the class description and registration form (PDF).

LOCATION: Citrus Peppertree Room
COST: Free

Sept. 8, 6pm-7:30pm
Nov. 10, 6pm-7:30pm

Childbirth Education

This four-week course is offered year-round. The class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please bring pillows to the first two classes. Pre-registration is required. To register, call (805) 955-6304. Your call will be returned within 4 days. Once you are accepted into the class, please download the class description and registration form (PDF).

LOCATION: Citrus Peppertree Room
COST: $50 per couple; $25 per couple for refresher (2nd & 3rd class); $12 per couple for C-section/Postpartum (3rd class)

Mondays, Aug. 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6pm-8pm
Wednesdays, Aug. 26, Sept. 2, 16 & 23, 6pm-8pm
Mondays, Sept. 14, 21, 28 & Oct. 5, 6pm-8pm
Wednesdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14 & 21, 6pm-8pm
Mondays, Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2 & 9, 6pm-8pm
Mondays, Nov. 16, 23, 30 & Dec. 7, 6pm-8pm

Baby Care Basics & Car Seat Safety

Learn all about the care of your soon-to-arrive newborn, including bathing, diapering, feeding, burping, comforting and car seat safety. The final hour of the class will cover car seat safety taught by an NTHSB certified instructors. (This class is included in the Childbirth Education series.) Pre-registration is required. To register, call (805) 955-6304. Your call will be returned within 4 days. Once you are accepted into a class download the class description and registration form (PDF).

LOCATION: Citrus Peppertree Room
COST: $10 per couple

Monday, Aug. 31, 6pm-9pm
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6pm-9pm
Monday, Oct. 5, 6pm-9pm
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6pm-9pm
Monday, Nov. 9, 6pm-9pm
Monday, Dec. 7, 6pm-9pm

Breastfeeding Support Group

This free group is for moms who want to learn more about breastfeeding and/or those who are having difficulty breastfeeding. The group will be led by a Board Certified Lactation Specialist. Mothers and babies welcome. For more information, call the Women’s Unit at (805) 955-6304.

LOCATION: Women’s Unit, 3rd Floor

Every Thursday, 9am-10am

Twilight Infant/Parent Program

This class, held at the Child Development Center’s Play Space, is designed for working parents and their infant or toddler. Each two-hour class meets for eight sessions. Parents learn about child development and parenting while their children play alongside them under the supervision of child development specialists. Dinner is provided, and Spanish-speaking child development experts are also available. For more information or to register, call (805) 955-7148. Or download the Twilight Program flyer.

LOCATION: The Play Space, 1922 Erringer Road, Simi Valley
COST: Free

Call for dates and times.