If you are having a baby at Torrance Memorial in the near future, this
is for you. A tour of maternity services and an opportunity to have your
questions answered is provided. The free orientation is offered two times a month.
Breastfeeding Questions and Beyond
Now that your baby is home, you may have many questions on the next step
in your breastfeeding relationship. Bring your baby and breastfeeding
concerns to this three-hour class with a lactation consultant. All questions
related to nursing are welcome. This class will help make breastfeeding
easier for you and your baby.
Infant and Child CPR
A three-hour workshop that teaches life-saving skills for infants and children,
such as CPR, and basic care of children in emergencies. The workshop includes
what to do in case of choking, when to call paramedics, and what to tell
them. Class is offered in both English and Spanish.
Your baby will experience vital developmental and psychological growth
in his or her first year. Massage provides an opportunity to give your
baby extra nurturing so that he or she has the best possible start in life.
Mornings for Moms
A support group for new moms. Bring your baby of 4 months or younger and
discuss topics of interest to mothers of newborns and network with other
new moms. This group offers resources for new parents and meets most Thursdays
from 10:00am to noon.
Newborn Baby Care
Designed to help people learn about their new role as parents. This class
focuses on enjoying your baby while learning the basics of bathing and
diapering through demonstration and practice. Normal newborns, choosing
a pediatrician, and health and safety issues will also be covered. A local
pediatrician will be available to answer questions and talk about those
first few days after baby's arrival. Adoptive parents are welcome.
A wonderful experience for both you and your baby. This three-part series
includes two classes to prepare mom and her partner before the baby is
born for a successful experience. You learn the advantages of breastfeeding,
learn how to overcome difficulties, prevent problems, and other tips for
success. The third class is offered after delivery for mom and baby to
offer support and get your questions answered.
Stay in shape during your pregnancy. Learn to breathe deeply, relax in
preparation for the physical demands of labor, birth and motherhood. This
is a great way to meet other women who are expecting. The class will help
with your: deep breathing, relaxation, flexibility, strength.
A class to help you understand the process of birth, learn skills to help
you in labor and delivery and after. Classes are offered 2 week nights
for 4 weeks; Saturday mornings for 2 weeks or all in one day. Call early
in your pregnancy to start classes in your seventh month.