Visit Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Childbirth Center and birthing rooms, and learn more about Cottage’s family-centered approach to birth. Pre-admission, visitor guidelines, parking, and other relevant patient information will also be discussed. Tours are free, but pre-registration is required. Register for the estimated number of people you will bring with you on the tour. Tours last 40 to 45 minutes. Meet in the main lobby at the intersection of Pueblo and Castillo Streets 10 minutes before the tour begins. Attending a Childbirth Preparation Class? If you are registered in one of our Five-Part series, you do not have to register for the tour, it’s already included! If you are registered in a Two-Part Series or One-Day Class, please register for the Birth Center Tour.
Join us at this historic venue, for a night of Dobro and Didj, Mando and Bass. Grass Mountain will be preforming from 6-9 pm. Free to the public and Kid friendly.
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Prepared Childbirth Classes will help prepare expectant families for the arrival of a new baby. Our classes are appropriate whether you choose natural or medical options for coping with labor discomfort. Specially trained registered nurses provide expert preparation and support for the challenges of pregnancy and labor. The One-Day class is held on a Saturday. Course Content: Breathing and comfort techniques Stages of labor and delivery Coaching role for labor companions Medical options for labor and birth, including Cesarean Preparing for postpartum with an emphasis on care of the new mom and baby Birth Center Tour instructions: Five-Part Series — Includes a Birth Center Tour Two-Part Series — Please register for a Birth Center Tour One-Day Class — Please register for a Birth Center Tour The Art of Parenting – “New Parent” Class and Breastfeeding Class instructions: You may also attend a Breastfeeding class and The Art of Parenting – “New Parent” class but there is no need to register separately for them Your Prepared Childbirth Class registration email receipt lists the dates for the Breastfeeding and Art of Parenting classes The Breastfeeding and Art of Parenting classes are usually on Mondays You just show up! (Your registration for the childbirth classes includes your attendance at whatever Breastfeeding and Art of Parenting class is convenient for you) Classes meet at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.