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 centerforhealth@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.

Kings Beach (new location!): Sierra Community House - Chris Ballin Room, 265 Bear St, Kings Beach
Mondays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Truckee: Sierra Community House – Truckee House, 11695 Donner Pass Rd. (next to Kidzone Museum)
Wednesdays, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Direct Lactation Line: (530) 582-3247

This program is supported by the Tahoe Forest Community Health and is offered at no cost.

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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: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Second Monday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, no cost
Tahoe Forest Center for Health, 10833 Donner Pass Rd, Suite 102, Truckee

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

Replenish After Baby: Nutrition for Postpartum Recovery and Breastfeeding

Join us as we learn how to nourish our bodies - and your baby's if you’re breastfeeding – by filling your plate with smart choices. Learn about key nutrients that support recovery and boost your energy. You will leave with ideas and recipes that are quick and easy to fit into your lifestyle as a new mother.This class is open to all breastfeeding or formula feeding mothers, 8-9 months pregnant through to 1 year postpartum. Class available in person or virtually, babies in arms are welcome.

First Monday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, $35 per participant

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

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Virtual Zoom Classes
Zoom ID: 813 1537 1573

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

Register now, or for more information, call (530) 587-3769 or email centerforhealth@tfhd.com 

Infant Nutrition

Learn When & How To Introduce Solid Foods to Your Baby. Learn how to safely and nutritiously start your infant on a path to healthfully eating a wide variety of foods, and how to foster a healthy relationship with food right from the start using a baby-led approach. For parents of babies 3 - 8 months old, infant caregivers, and anyone wanting evidence-based information on infant food nutrition. Classes offered in person and virtually.

Register now, or for more information on an upcoming session, call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769 or email centerforhealth@tfhd.com 

Raising Healthy Eaters – Toddler Edition

Nourishing a toddler is tough! Do you ever wonder if you're 'doing it right' or curious on how to do it better? Join us for a one-hour class, plus a 30-minute Q & A covering topics such as: How to handle picky eating, meal and snack ideas, tips for managing meal time battles, and more. This class is geared for parents of toddlers aged 12 months to 4 years old. (Or grandparents, caregivers, or anyone interested in learning!) Class held in-person and virtually.

Register now, or for more information on an upcoming session, call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769 or email centerforhealth@tfhd.com

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