Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Services

Welcome to Childbirth Services at the Davajan-Cabal Center for Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital. We offer a variety of services in English, Korean and Spanish to support you and your family during pregnancy and after your baby arrives.

Childbirth Services is pleased to offer our First Arrival Series (First Experience, Baby Care and Breastfeeding) as a courtesy to those who will deliver at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Pre-Admission registration can be completed at the hospital in the Admitting department, located on the first floor of the hospital adjacent to the main lobby.

We recommend that you attend classes during the seventh month of pregnancy. Registration should be completed during the fifth month of pregnancy to ensure availability, as our classes fill up quickly.

Please wear comfortable clothes. You are welcome to bring one support person to all of our classes.

First Experience Class

The First Experience class is designed for expecting parents, this class covers third-trimester concerns during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum. There is an emphasis on partner support and coping measures, including breathing and pushing techniques.

  • A maternity tour will be conducted at the end of the First Experience class.

Baby Care Class

This class covers basic baby care, infant behavior, and swaddling and soothing techniques and safety.

Breastfeeding Class

This class includes a discussion of benefits, positioning, feeding cues, troubleshooting, pumping, going back to work, medications, nutrition and breastfeeding resources.

The Breastfeeding and Baby Care class is two in one in the English class.

Maternity Tours

These tours familiarize you with the hospital to make your stay more comfortable. We recommend early registration, as tours have limited availability.

To schedule a maternity tour please call (213) 977-2547 or go to our website at,

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