Join us and learn how to care for your newborn from those very first moments after birth, so that you can enter this new phase of your life confident and ready to begin!
An experiential class, each member in our intimate group setting will receive personalized instruction and hands-on training in how to care for their new baby. Members will leave feeling more familiar with newborn qualities and behaviors, and ready to tailor their new-found skills to their own newborn's unique needs.
In this thorough 3 hour Newborn Care class participants will learn:
Supplies for both baby and YOU!
Choosing a pediatrician
Creating a postpartum plan
What to expect immediately after the birth
When to feed the baby & how to know they're getting enough
Interpreting baby's cues
Cord care & newborn health
Sleep patterns & what to expect
Tummy time, baby wearing & kangaroo care
Jaundice and other common newborn conditions
Parent Self Care
... And will receive hands-on instruction in:
Diapering (cloth, compostable & disposable)
Holding baby & transferring them person to person
Bathing, nail trimming, the Colic Dance & other skills
Clothing (what to buy, how to wash it and what to bring the baby home in!)
If the birthing parent is partnered, both parents are strongly encouraged to attend.
Cost: $45 for 1 spot. 1 spot is good for single or couple.
We recommend expecting parents take this class along with our Breastfeeding class, 4th Trimester, and our Preparing for Birth or HypnoBirthing classes. For more prenatal classes, please see listings.
Childbirth and Preparation for Parenting series:
We keep our workshops small in size and pre-registration is required.
Preparation for Parenting workshops fill up months ahead. Payment is due at time of registration to reserve your spot. All classes/workshops purchases are considered a final sale. It is highly recommended that you take these classes before you are full term at week 36.
We request an email cancellation 14 days prior to the class/workshop if you must cancel for medical or emergency reasons. Then we can offer you credit for the value of the class cost. If you cancel after 14 days prior we can offer you credit, providing we have filled your spot for that class or workshop.
Due to the small size of class we cannot accommodate requests for date changes once registration is completed.