Newborn Care Class
$40
Newborn Care Class

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Bridgewater Pediatrics

1029 Pleasant Street

Bridgewater, MA

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Newborn Care Class at Bridgewater Pediatrics 

We now offer Newborn Care Classes, taught by International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Bernadette Sircar, RN, BSN, IBCLC.

During our 1.5-hour session, we will discuss:

  • Normal newborn appearance
  • Nutritional benefits of breastfeeding and formula feeding
  • How to recognize that your baby is eating enough
  • Positions to hold your baby, soothing, swaddling, and putting your baby to sleep
  • Burping, skin care, eye care, umbilical care, circumcision care and SIDS
  • When to give your baby a bath, taking your baby's temperature, and diapering
  • When to call your pediatrician for well visits, immunizations, and when your baby is ill
  • Pacifiers and car seats   
        ...and much more

Fee
The 1.5-hour class costs $40. Many insurance providers cover the cost of this class. Please call your insurance company to confirm.

Who should attend

  • We recommend expecting moms to attend before the 36th week of pregnancy
  • A partner or support person is welcome to join
  • You do not have to be a patient of Bridgewater Pediatrics to register
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