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may, 2018

This is a repeating event

09may7:00 PM9:00 PMBefore Baby Comes Prenatal Class - North Bay

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Event Details

Come join Pam Larouche from Restful Parenting and Heidi Madsen from Blossom Early Learning to get the information you need to feel confident in bringing baby home. These ladies are both DONA trained Doulas, Early Childhood Educators, certified by the Quintessence Foundation for breastfeeding support, are moms who have lived it and have supported families with their trusted and reliable expertise for over 30 years combined.

This class is highly interactive, informative and fun. Pam & Heidi do their very best to make sure the content is fresh and engaging!

This Prenatal class is designed to answer your questions, boost your confidence and to help make the transition into parenthood a smooth one. This is not a childbirth class but rather a class filled with real life information to make those first few precious weeks the best they can be.

Class fee is $245 per couple and includes:

  • Access to a private Facebook group filled with videos and resources
  • 2 booklets on feeding your baby (breastfeeding & formula)
  • light snacks and refreshments at each class
  • plus a few surprise bonus items

Space is limited, so please register early here: http://blossomearlylearning.org/prenatal-classes

Those first few weeks of a new baby’s life are amazing, wonderful, exhausting and beautiful all at once. It feels like there is so much to know and this can make sifting through all the books, websites and advice overwhelming. The information that we will provide will be:

  • Current with today’s standards
  • Evidence based
  • Simple to understand
  • Useful ,real-life recommendations that you can use for your family​.

In this 6 week series, you will gain knowledge and practical advice based on your values in a supportive space where you can feel comfortable discussing your concerns, fears, worries and excitement.

Class One: Newborn Care

Discover the importance of tummy time, when, why and how to introduce a soother and bathing your new baby. Take home information about the safety guidelines for bed sharing, independent sleep and car seats. Learn how to read your baby’s cues and ensure you are meeting their needs.

Classes Two and Three: Feeding Baby

Prepare to feed you baby in the way that you choose. You will spend most of your time in the first few weeks feeding your baby. In these two classes, we will have real conversations without judgement about breastfeeding, formula feeding, overnight feeding, growth spurts, pumping, increasing milk supply and how to know if baby is eating enough. There is LOTS to know and we cover so much, that it takes two classes!

Class Four: Post-natal Care

Care of mom’s healing body. You will learn what to expect and what to watch out for regarding the pelvic floor, c-section recovery, mom’s nutritional needs as well as her emotional well being.

Class Five: Sleep and Emotional Wellness

Understand what to expect around your baby’s sleep patterns and needs. The first days and even weeks can feel like an emotional roller coaster. By gathering information on colic, crying, bonding, attachment, finding the right support and mom’s fluctuating hormones, you will be able to navigate this winding and exciting path with confidence.

Class Six: Review & New

Dive deeper into topics covered. With all the information covered in the previous 5 weeks, you will have more questions and this class allows us to go back and review, answer any new questions that have come up or cover any items that we ran out of time for in the previous classes. We also leave it open to discuss any other postpartum topics that you want to know more about such as babywearing or using cloth diapers.

Time

(Wednesday) 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location

Blossom Early Learning

176 Lakeshore Drive, Suite #12, North Bay, Ontario P1A 3Y9

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

may 16, 2018 7:00 PM - may 16, 2018 9:00 PMmay 23, 2018 7:00 PM - may 23, 2018 9:00 PMmay 30, 2018 7:00 PM - may 30, 2018 9:00 PMjune 6, 2018 7:00 PM - june 6, 2018 9:00 PMjune 13, 2018 7:00 PM - june 13, 2018 9:00 PMjune 20, 2018 7:00 PM - june 20, 2018 9:00 PM

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