New parents have many questions about how to care for their new baby, and it can be difficult to wade through often conflicting information on this topic. This workshop will help you to build confidence in caring for your newborn as you settle into parenthood and your new life with baby. This class will cover immediate newborn procedures, basic feeding, sleep expectations, cord care, starting a routine, how to read baby’s cues and when to call the pediatrician. You will also practice diapering, bathing and swaddling.
$95/couple (you may attend as couple or on your own) Pre-registration is required.
About the facilitator: After the birth of her first son in a large New York City Hospital, Hilary was drawn to childbirth education as a way to help pregnant women have a satisfying and positive birth experience. Hilary’s classes are evidence-based and non-judgmental. In addition to being a childbirth educator, Hilary is also a certified lactation counselor and helps woman transition to parenthood through newborn care classes, new mom groups and home visits. She feels very honored to be able to empower new parents to welcome and care for their babies with knowledge, confidence and a good dose of humor.