Childbirth & Parenting Education

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    Join us for a free lecture on preconception health planning including; how to prepare for a healthy pregnancy, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes; and budgeting for baby. Learn about maternity services at Holy Cross Hospital and take an optional tour.
    Transitioning to life as a parent brings many joys and challenges. This class covers the basics of caring for your newborn. Hands-on skills will be practiced: picking up and holding a baby, diapering, swaddling, bathing your newborn and an overview of feeding and burping...
    Transitioning to life as a parent brings many joys and challenges. This class covers the basics of caring for your newborn in the early weeks. Hands-on skills will be practiced: picking up and holding a baby, diapering, swaddling, bathing your newborn and an overview of...
    (Formerly called Ah It’s a Baby). Transitioning to life as a parent brings many joys and challenges. This class covers the basics of caring for your newborn in the early weeks. Hands-on skills will be practiced: picking up and holding a baby, diapering, swaddling, bathing...
    For men only: Babies do not arrive with an instruction manual yet the unique role of a father has proven, life-long importance for your child. This one session class, designed for expectant or new dads will help get you off to a good start in this life-changing adventure....
    If you anticipate a surgical birth, this one session class will give you an overview of the reasons for Cesarean birth, the procedures of Cesarean birth, the role of partner, recovery and postpartum considerations. Relaxation techniques will be shared and you will have...
    Breastfeeding?...or Considering It? Join us for a free breastfeeding support group. Babies are welcome!
    Learn - Share - Enjoy
    * Get your questions answered
    * Learn how to prepare for breastfeeding
    * Find out how to make breastfeeding easier
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    Learn accident prevention, child proofing, choking rescue techniques and CPR for children (ages 1-8). This one session class is recommended for parents and other family members. The class follows the American heart Association "Friiends and Family" curriculum. No card is...
    This prepared childbirth course provides evidence based information on the process of labor and delivery to increase your confidence and lessen anxiety about the birthing process. Additional topics include: the role of the partner, medical interventions, medications,...
    (Formerly called Make Way for Baby). This prepared childbirth course provides evidence based information on the process of labor and delivery to increase your confidence and lessen anxiety about the birthing process. Additional topics include: the role of the partner,...

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