In this two hour Feeding Your Baby class you will learn how to feed first-year babies in the most nutritious, safe and encouraging way. You will discuss when to start solids, the progression of textures with the most current nutrition information available. The knowledge learned will encourage parents to make improvements in their family's eating habits and physical activity while modeling and acknowledging parents natural ability to nurture their children.
Feeding Your Baby Classes are held at Iowa Methodist and Iowa Lutheran Hospital - Please take note of location when registering.
- Classes at Iowa Methodist are held in the Education & Research Center (ERC) - located on the ground level of the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage. The Iowa Methodist Parking Garage is located on the west side of the Iowa Methodist Campus, on the corner of Pleasant St. and 14th Place. We recommend parking in the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage and taking the South parking garage elevators to the Ground Level. After exiting the elevator, you will be in the ERC. View Maps & Directions: Iowa Methodist Campus and Education & Research Center (ERC)
Please note: The Woodland Avenue entrance will be locked.
- Classes at Iowa Lutheran Hospital are held in Dining Room A/B - Dining Room A/B is located pas the Cafeteria on Level B. Use main entrance and proceed down hallway past the Family Library, take elevators to Level B, take a left off the elevators and continue past the Cafeteria. Dining Room A/B is on the right. View Maps & Directions: Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Click on the Register Now button above to register for an upcoming class - registration must be completed online. If you're needing to cancel a class or for further assistance please call 515.241.6763.
- Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment, if this should happen you will be notified by email or phone one week in advance and given the opportunity to register for the next available classes.
- For cancelations due to inclement weather, please tune into your local TV or Radio stations. Cancelations will also be posted on our website at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines - You will also receive notification if your class is cancelled by phone/ email
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