Newborn Care

Infant CareNewborn Essentials

How will your baby adjust to life outside the womb? How will you adjust to life with your baby? Here’s the essential introduction to life with a newborn. From the first hours after birth, to the first weeks at home, this class offers information, tips and proven techniques to keep your baby safe, happy and healthy. Using doll models, you’ll learn the basics of bathing, diapering, swaddling, umbilical cord and circumcision care, colic holds, gas relief techniques, and how to comfort a crying infant. Newborn health concerns, signs of illness, how to take a temperature, and when to call the doctor will be reviewed; as well as car seat safety and installation, reducing risk factors for SIDS and maintaining a safe home environment. This fun, confidence-boosting class is full of critical concepts you’ll put into practice as you welcome your new baby home!