Welcome your baby!

Prenatal Classes

Know your birth options. Learn what to expect and how to prepare for labor, delivery, and postpartum. Classes offered in Truckee as a 6-week series or in two 6-hour weekend classes. Classes are also offered in Incline Village as a 4-week series.  Includes DVDs and book.  

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769, or email wellness@tfhd.com.

Prenatal Education Class Schedule (Truckee)

Prenatal Education Class Schedule (Incline Village)

Infant and Child CPR Classes

In this class, new parents and family members will learn how to recognize when a baby or child needs rescue breathing, how to perform CPR, how to care for an infant who is choking and how to use an AED. Participants will receive an Infant CPR manual and have hands on practice with an infant and child manikin. This one and half hour class is appropriate for anyone who will be taking care of an infant or child, including the mother, father, and any caregivers like grandparents, friends or babysitters.  

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769.

View more information and class schedule.

Breastfeeding Support

Meet weekly with a Certified Lactation Consultant.

For more information, including one-on-one breastfeeding support, please call the Tahoe Forest Breastfeeding Help Line at (530) 582-3247.

Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness

Need help staying fit during your pregnancy or getting back into shape post baby? Try private or small group pre or postnatal yoga, Pilates, or personal training! Work with experienced professionals to help you increase strength and flexibility, maintain good posture and balance, reduce back pain, and learn invaluable breathing and relaxation techniques.

For more information or to register, please call (530) 582-7421.

Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy

Feed your body and baby for optimal health! Learn how to meet all nutrition needs for you and your baby. Time is allowed for in-depth discussions on individual needs and concerns. Topics include: managing pregnancy symptoms (ie: nausea, constipation), healthy and delicious foods to meet increased nutrient needs (ie: Calcium, Vitamin D, iron, folate, Omega-3 fats) during pregnancy and breastfeeding, quick and easy recipe ideas and reducing your risk for food-borne illnesses healthy weight gain. Instructor: Betsy Taylor, RDN and mother of 2 adult children, 35 years of nutrition practice

First Thursday of each month, 8:30 am - 10:00 am, no cost
Tahoe Forest Center for Health, 11012 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee

For more information or to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Women's Center at (530) 587-1041.

Baby Friendly 101

Informing all expectant parents about birthing at Tahoe Forest Hospital

Class includes:

  • Education on Baby Friendly practices at Tahoe Forest Hospital¬†
    • Bonding with your baby during the first "magical" hour
    • Rooming in to understand baby's needs from the start
  • Benefits of breastfeeding and importance of human milk
    • Proper latch and transfer of milk
  • Tour of Labor & Delivery Department (Tours have temporarily been suspended due to COVID-19. They will resume as soon as it is safe to do so.)
  • Opportunity to connect with other expecting parents before delivery

Information provided by a lactation specialist

First Tuesday of every month
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Currently held virtually
Zoom ID: 966 5733 9598

We offer this class FREE of charge because we care about improving the health of our community.

For more information or to register (encouraged, but not required), call (530) 582-3247 or email lactation@tfhd.com

Baby Massage

This 4-week series is open to parents and their infants, from newborn to crawling. For babies, massage promotes bonding and attachment, improves circulation, digestion and organization, reduces muscular tension, reduces fussiness and helps baby learn to relax. For parents, massage promotes bonding, relaxation, communication (both verbal and nonverbal), positive parenting skills and gives an opportunity to connect and share quality time with your little one.

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769 or email wellness@tfhd.com