Birth is a powerful event in your life as a mother and new family. This comprehensive class will help to prepare expecting parents with mother-centered information. We individualize the class for each mother based on their birth goals, pregnancy and goals. The last hours of class include our 4th Trimester workshop information to prepare for the first 12 weeks with your newborn.
When: September 30th @ 9:30 with a break for lunch.
The 4th Trimester- What to expect your first 12 weeks together as a family
This interactive workshop is designed with hands-on strategies to help build your confidence in the "new normal" post birth--newborn care, bonding and soothing, breastfeeding and pumping, physical and emotional changes, sleep, baby wearing, and maternity leave/ transition to work.
Be prepared and connect with others in the same exciting but challenging stage of parenthood.
Details: Workshop is for pregnant mother and one labor support person or partner. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water bottle/ snacks. Snacks provided and lunch break @ 1 pm. Workbook and materials provided.
Recommended in 5-8th month of pregnancy
Instructor: Holly Flanagan, a birth doula and postpartum educator trained with Birthing Gently, Birth Arts International, BACE and Dona International. www.growbirth.com
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• Positive and effective discipline skills for parents and caregivers
• How to best handle challenging behaviors and tantrums
• How to prevent challenging behaviors