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Pregnancy & New Baby

Having a baby is unlike any other experience. Whether you're a first-time parent or growing your family, pregnancy is an exciting and challenging time.

No matter where you are on the journey — trying to conceive, baby on the way, or holding your newborn in your arms, we'll walk you through every step of your pregnancy.

Women who participate in our Healthy Beginnings prenatal classes learn what they need to know to be well prepared for their birthing experience. Early registration is recommended for all childbirth classes. Space is limited and not guaranteed. Partners or support persons are welcome at all prenatal classes except the Prenatal Yoga class.  


Labor & Delivery in San Leandro

Welcome to a brief overview of our new Labor and Delivery birth center and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. We are pleased to provide you and your family high-quality care in a comfortable and private environment.

Preview the new San Leandro Medical Center Birth Center
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Labor & Delivery Fact Sheet:EnglishPDF  File size: 115 KB | SpanishPDF  File size: 388 KB




Prenatal Classes

It's hard to say what your labor and delivery will be like — it's different for every woman. But there are simple steps you can take to prepare yourself for this life-changing experience. Understanding the process and being as prepared as possible will help you feel more relaxed and in control.

In order to prepare you for this journey, Kaiser Permanente in Fremont, Hayward, and Union City offer many prenatal courses for you and your partner.


Resources for future fathers

  There are also resources that are available to future fathers.  The following links provide information regarding newborn health in both English and Spanish for new fathers :
Healthy Beginnings for dads EnglishPDF  File size: 211 KB
Healthy Beginnings for dads SpanishPDF  File size: 165 KB 


If you need more information or would like to register for a class please contact one of our Health Education Centers:

Fremont 510-248-3455

Hayward & Union City 510-675-4531


Southern Alameda County

Fremont, Hayward, San Leandro and Union City