Infant Care and Breastfeeding Class - Parents:

This hands-on class will help better prepare you for life with a newborn. During first half, you will learn: Infant Care

  • What to expect after your baby is born
  • How he/she will appear
  • What routine procedures you can expect at the hospital/birthcenter 
  • Basic infant care, including bathing, diapering, cord care, soothing techniques, sleeping and feeding
  • Common health concerns, signs of illness and when to call the pediatrician

During second half, we will review breastfeeding basics: Breastfeeding Support

  • First days of feeding, skin-to-skin contact
  • How to recognize hunger cues
  • Breastfeeding positions and latch techniques
  • Signs of success and when to seek help
  • Local supports and resources are included

Class Details:

Infant Care and Breastfeeding is a 3-hour class.  Beverages and snacks are provided.

When to take:  Any time in your third trimester.

Class Cost:

$195 per couple. This includes the pregnant mom and her partner or support person.