Class RegistrationApril 12, 2022 2022-09-19 19:10
Join us for informative and interactive webinar classes to help get your journey into parenthood off to a great start! Our classes are live-streamed, and designed to allow you to ask questions, practice along with techniques shown, and interact with your instructor in real-time, all from the comfort of your own home! The best part? These classes are covered 100% under most insurance plans.
All of our classes are taught by a Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse with background in Women’s Services.
For more information on insurance, click here. Do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.
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If you’re local and delivering at Cedar Park Regional, our classes are available in-person by registering through the hospital HERE.
Taking a breastfeeding class prenatally will help prepare you to achieve a successful breastfeeding experience. Mothers should take this class early in their third trimester and partners are encouraged to attend. This class is about 2.5 – 3 hours in length. During the class, we will discuss:
- Advantages of breastfeeding
- Breast anatomy
- Proper latching technique
- How to position and hold your baby for a more comfortable breastfeeding experience
- How to establish a good milk supply
- How to know if your baby is getting enough to eat
- How partners can participate in the breastfeeding experience
- Breast pumps
- Breastfeeding resources and support groups
- How to address the challenges of breastfeeding
Our Newborn Care Class is taught by a Registered Nurse and teaches expectant parents who have little or no experience with babies about the basics of newborn care. This class is very interactive so be prepared to swaddle, burp, and diaper some baby dolls! Mothers should take this class early in their third trimester and partners are encouraged to attend. This class is about 2.5 – 3 hours in length. During the class, we will discuss:
- Newborn appearance
- Newborn behavior & reflexes
- What to expect in the hospital
- Newborn testing procedures
- How to choose a Pediatrician
- Newborn baby care such as swaddling, soothing, diapering, bathing and feeding.
- Newborn safety including shaken baby syndrome, sudden infant death syndrome, car seat safety, and when to call the Pediatrician
Learn how to make a smooth transition back to work while maintaining your desired breastfeeding relationship. With a little advance planning and preparation, you can continue to provide your baby with your breast milk even while you are apart. This class is about 1.5 hours in length. Suggested timing is about a month prior to your return to work. We will discuss:
- Strategies for Breastfeeding and Working
- Your rights for pumping at work
- Feeding Options
- Pumping Strategies & Tips
- Calculating How Much Milk You Will Need
- Breast Milk Storage Guidelines
- How to Choose a Bottle
- Tips on Offering a Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby
- Recommended Reading and Resources
*Please note this class is not covered by insurance*
Our Infant CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) & Safety Class is taught by a Registered Nurse and teaches preventative and life-saving information to parents and caregivers of infants up to 1 year of age. In addition to learning lifesaving techniques, parents will receive recommendations on how to make their home and vehicle a safer place for their infant. Our Registered Nurse will demonstrate how to perform infant CPR using a mannequin and participants will be given an opportunity to practice infant CPR using a mannequin as well. This is a non-certification class. Mannequins and CPR supplies are provided. Anyone caring for young infants are encouraged to attend this important class. This class is about 2.5 – 3 hours in length. During the class, we will discuss:
- Infant CPR
- Infant Choking
- Baby Proofing Your Home
- Car Seat Safety