Your baby will soon be here and what an exciting journey ahead!?? Here??is a class designed to??help you??with the most important job you'll ever have:: First Time Parents!????This class will teach you the practical and essential skills needed??for your newborn during that 4th trimester (the first 3 months after the birth!) .????You will learn all the basics of infant care from diapering and??bathing (using demonstration dolls)??to knowing when to call the??doctor.
??In addition to all??of the practical skills new parents need ??you will also learn more about the emotional and developmental behavior of your newborn. Newborns communicate quite well-we just need to learn how to observe their cues. ??This class will incorporate the five simple steps for calming a fussy baby from 'The Happiest Baby on the Block'. You will practice swaddling and basic massage techniques with??a demonstration doll all designed to help you calm and comfort your newborn.
. Each couple will take home their own DVD/CD set of The Happiest Baby on the Block ($30.00 value) and class materials as well as a list of online resources.
This course is taught by experienced educators who are also certified in Happiest Baby on the Block and N.T.O.U.C.H?? (Newborn- Touch Observe Understand Communicate Hold )
You do not have to be a Baptist Health patient. Everyone is welcome to attend our classes. This class is great for adoptive parents as well.
Seating is limited to allow for class interaction and discussion. ??Registration
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Baptist Health is the only nonprofit, mission-driven, community-owned healthcare system in North Florida. We are here to serve the community’s needs with the area’s most comprehensive healthcare network, providing a full spectrum of high-quality clinical services across the continuum of care to support your family’s health and wellbeing at every stage of life. Noted by our community for having the best doctors, best nurses and best overall quality, our circle of care is unlike any other in our region.