Welcome your baby!

Prenatal Classes

Know your birth options. Learn what to expect and how to prepare for labor, delivery, and postpartum. Classes offered at the Tahoe Forest Center for Health in Truckee and on ZOOM. 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)

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.

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Mama's Meet Up: Infant Feeding Support Group

Hands-on breastfeeding support for new moms and their infants! This informal support group will help you as you transition into the fourth trimester, and is provided by registered nurses, international board-certified lactation consultants, and certified lactation educators.

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Mama's Meet Up (PDF)

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 Center for Health at (530) 587-3769.

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 class 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.

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