Classes that instruct parents and other infant caregivers are taught by our own certified nurses. There is a special discounted rate for taking all three of the following classes: ABC’s of Baby Care, Prenatal Breastfeeding Class and The Childbirth Experience/Lamaze Class. Following is the complete list of classes:
ABC’s of Baby Care:
This class for expectant parents is to help you prepare for your new baby’s arrival. Topics covered include how to diaper and bathe a baby; equipment needed such as a car seat; crib safety; guidelines for safe sleep; newborn characteristics and appearance; general baby care and more.
ABC’s of Baby Care Classes
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class:
This class for expectant parents offers information on how to initiate successful breastfeeding. Topics include milk supply and how milk is made, what to expect from your newborn, latch & positioning, how to tell if your baby is getting enough and more. Couples are encouraged to come together. The Prenatal Breastfeeding Class is a three-hour class.
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
The Childbirth Experience/Lamaze Class:
This series of classes is designed to cover all aspects of the childbirth experience. We offer information on the following topics: pregnancy, labor, delivery, caesarean section, the newborn, and the techniques of Lamaze childbirth preparation – including exercise, relaxation, breathing, and pharmacologic pain management. Tour and childbirth films are included.
The Childbirth – Experience/LaMaze Method Classes
Childbirth Education Refresher Class:
This class stresses the changes between first and subsequent births while reviewing all changes of labor and relaxation and breathing techniques.
Postpartum Support Group:
This class is to support new mothers.
- Bring your baby to share and learn in a friendly, supportive environment.
- Meet other new moms.
- Ask questions.
- Get help with breastfeeding and other new baby challenges.
The group is led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). There is no cost to attend.
Postpartum Support Group
Tot Saver Program:
This 3-hour class includes the pediatric component of the American Heart Association CPR for Family and Friends. This class is physically demanding and you should consult your physician for advice on participation during the last trimester. Prior review of course materials is required. To register for this class, call (914) 366-3698.
Tot Saver Program Classes
How to Register:
To register, click here. After submitting your registration form, please send a check payable to “Family Centered Teaching Programs” to:
Maternal Child Health
701 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
If you need additional information, please call (914) 366-3382
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