Beyond Birth Virtual Class
Fourth Trimester Essentials: Newborn Feeding, Newborn Care, Early Parenting and Postpartum Planning
- From 30 US dollarsFrom $30
- Online Class
Learning to care for your newborn is just as essential as planning for your birth. This class is designed to help you set realistic expectations for yourselves and your baby during the postpartum period, suggest steps you can take now to support yourselves and provide you with information on a range of topics so you can make informed decision along the way. We'll cover everything from newborn basics including bathing and diapering, newborn sleep and baby wearing, breastfeeding essentials, bottle feeding, pumping and beyond. This expanded course also focuses on early parenting with suggestions for preparing yourself and your relationships postpartum. TOPICS COVERED: + Defining the fourth trimester + setting realistic expectations for yourselves and your baby + Newborn care: babywearing, skin to skin, soothing/co-regulation and communication +Infant sleep: expectations for biologically normal behavior in the first 6 months + Feeding: chest/breastfeeding, bottle feeding, pumping + Early parenting: finding your perspective, community and voice as a parent + Planning for a peaceful postpartum by taking steps during pregnancy This class is taught by Katie DaMota, MAS, IBCLC. Katie has worked with new families since the 90's as a caregiver, lactation consultant, postpartum doula and early parenting educator. She's passionate about creating accessible, current parenting resources and support for all families. She offers support options for families from pregnancy through toddlerhood. This class is $50 - register here for free and pay via Venmo or PayPal before class. Class Dates: June 8 August 1 October 3 December 5 (Use the calendar feature to find the class dates)
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