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Caring For Your Newborn


Is the hospital staff really going to let you take this baby home? What can you really expect when bringing home baby? Learn the essential skills you need to take care of your new baby in this fun, informative, hands-on class!

You will be given information to help you physically care for a new baby, gain an understanding of newborn behavior and needs, and develop parental confidence. This class cover the following topics:

- Typical newborn eating and sleeping patterns
- Handling a newborn in the first few days/weeks
- Feeding
- Burping
- Diapering
- Bathing
- Changing clothes
- Swaddling
- Cord care
- Nail care
- Soothing a crying baby
- Illness - what to look for
- Care of the Mother
- Layette - what to buy
- Topics that are important to your family

This 3 hour class is held once a month on a Saturday afternoon from 2–5 pm.

Our convenient Encino location caters well to San Fernando valley residents, living in Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Tarzana and Woodland Hills. We are also central for residents of the Westside, Hollywood, Santa Monica, as well as Calabasas, Agoura, Glendale, and Pasadena.

Class size is limited to 6 couples. This small group size allows you to get your specific questions answered and the teacher to personalize the class to the couples' needs. Handouts and materials are provided.

Pre–registration required. You can register by stopping into the store, calling us at (818) 380-3111, or signing up online on the Caring For Your Newborn registration page.

See our calendar of classes for the next dates of the Caring For Your Newborn Workshop.

As with all of the prenatal classes, we recommend that you take Caring For Your Newborn before your last month of pregnancy. So just in case baby comes early, you'll be prepared and already have all of the information and practice that you need. We look forward to seeing you soon! Feel free to call us at 818-380-3111 or email info@shopthehaven.com with any questions!

TESTIMONIALS

“I learned a lot - this Caring For Your Newborn class went above my expectations.”
Karen Hopkins

“This class was very informative in teaching new parents all the basics they need to know in preparing for their newborns.”
Sandra Whang

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