New Parent Resource Center

Whether you’re in the early stages of pregnancy or already celebrating your baby’s first words, our New Parent Resource Center is here to support you and your family every step of the way. From labor education to breastfeeding advice, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you prepare for your journey into parenthood.

Join Our New Parent Class and Support Group Community

Virtual Prepared Childbirth Class

This series is designed to help you and your coach prepare for the birth of your baby. Classes are held one evening a week for six consecutive weeks. Our highly trained registered nurses provide insight into pregnancy, the birthing process, coach’s role, coping techniques and recovery. This class helps you to prepare for the birth you desire through the use of education and alternative therapies. The knowledge you will receive is designed to help you to be less fearful, trust your body, be less likely to have unnecessary interventions and be more satisfied with your birth experience. This course also includes information on pain management, unexpected labor situations, newborn care and breastfeeding. Cost is $125.00 per couple and registration is required.

Thursdays 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.:
April 1 – May 6, 2021
May 13 – June 17, 2021
June 24 – July 29, 2021
August 5 – September 9, 2021
September 16 – October 21, 2021
October 28 – December 9, 2021 (no class on November 25)

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Virtual Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

This prenatal breastfeeding class is one of the sessions that is included in the full Virtual Prepared Childbirth Class series listed above. If you are looking for breastfeeding information only, this focused option may be right for you. Cost is $25.00 for the two-hour class and registration is required. Please contact us for dates and times.

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Our Babies, Ourselves

Having a baby can be one of the most wonderful and one of the most exhausting and confusing times of our lives. Our eight-week class series encourages parents to explore their feelings, ask questions and feel a sense of community with other parents. Our topics center around your baby’s health and development, along with your own health, development and journey into becoming a parent. You may participate as much or as little as you prefer in conversation and questions. This class is intended for parents of infants from birth to 3 months of age, and pre-registration is required. Limited class size. The eight-week class series fee is $50.

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:
May 11 – June 29, 2021
July 13 – August 31, 2021
September 7 – October 26, 2021

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Virtual Well Mama Emotional Support Group

Our free postpartum emotional wellness support group welcomes both pregnant women and new mothers. Come for support among a caring group of women. Contact the New Parent Resource Center to receive an invite to this virtual group.

Fridays 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

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Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Research shows that women breastfeed longer when they have group support. Led by a registered nurse and certified lactation counselor, you may ask questions, share advice, or just listen in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Please call to provide an email address to receive your invite!

Thursdays from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Pre-Recorded Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal yoga is one of the most effective ways to prepare you for a relaxed labor and birth. No experience is necessary, but please consult with your physician before participating in this class.

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In-Person Prenatal Yoga

Cost is $10.00 per class and pre-registration is required due to a limited class size of 12 participants. Please bring a yoga mat. 

Fridays 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (starting May 7th)

Wellness & Fitness Center
2723 E. Main St., Ventura

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Personalized Breastfeeding Support for New Moms

Private Breastfeeding Consultations

Mother’s milk is the best nutrition for babies. To help make nursing successful, we offer individualized private consultations to assess you and your baby’s feeding, provide education and support, and help you develop a plan for success. Our program is provided by registered nurses who are international board-certified lactation consultants. Private consultations by appointment and may be virtual, over the phone or in-person. Unlimited private lactation consultations in your baby’s first year are $50. If you delivered at CMH, there is no charge.

Call to schedule your private consultation: 805/948-2838

Breastfeeding Boutique

Visit our on-site breastfeeding boutique where we sell a variety of nursing bras along with other breastfeeding supplies and pump parts. We also rent professional-grade breast pumps. Please call 805/948-2838 for information.

New Parent Resource Center

805/948-BABY (2229)
2580 E. Main St., Suite 101
Ventura, CA

Parking on San Nicholas St.