This class is often paired with:

Breastfeeding Essentials  |  Safety In The First Year  |  Preparing for Childbirth

newborn baby may not come with an instruction manual, but this class will help new parents feel confidently prepared for their little one's arrival.  This 3 hour class covers many aspects of newborn care, post-partum adjustment, and the transition into parenthood. Expectant parents will engage in informative discussions and practice the hands-on skills needed to care for a newborn, giving you the confidence to journey into parenthood. We recommend taking this class between the 5th-8th month of pregnancy.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Overview of normal infant behavior, communication, and appearance
  • Baby care basics such as diapering, bathing, and cord care 
  • Overview of newborn sleeping and eating habits
  • Strategies for soothing, such as swaddling, comfort holds, and other soothing techniques
  • Post-partum adjustment for the new mother and new family
  • Baby-wearing: learn how to use common baby carriers, practice using and trying on different styles
  • Newborn health concerns: taking temperatures, warning signs, when to call your pediatrician

Cost: $89.00  

Registration Details:

One support partner is welcome to attend class with each expectant mother free of charge. Participants should wear comfortable clothing that will allow for movement during class.  


  • Tuesday, August 13  |  6:00-9:00PM  |  REGISTER
  • Saturday, September 21  |  10:00AM-1:00PM  |  REGISTER

*SCHEDULING TIP*  Pair this class with Breastfeeding Essentials.  Preparing for Baby and Breastfeeding Essentials are scheduled so that you can take both classes on one weekend day or on two consecutive Tuesdays!