This class helps Mom & Baby make the transition from the hospital to home.
This class prepares you for your baby's arrival, with instructions on how newborns look when delivered, how to bathe your baby, and how to care for the umbilical cord and circumcision. You will receive information about newborn jaundice and newborn laboratory tests. Learning how to choose a pediatric provider and how to determine when to call him or her is part of this class. Infant feeding is discussed as well as safety issues such as car seats and sleep positioning. Bring a doll for practice sessions. Discussion will include the importance of the new mother taking care of herself as well as her baby when they leave the hospital setting.
This class will be held on Saturday, October 12th from 10am-3pm in the Morron Room at UnityPoint Health Methodist.