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MMC Childbirth Education



Our Classes

All About Vaccines 11/09

Free
Calendar Nov 9, 2017 at 6 pm

Learn the newest information about vaccinations from one of Southern Maine's outstanding pediatricians. He will explain the science behind vaccines, the current child vaccination schedule, new vaccine methods, and share tools and tips for making the best decisions for your child and family. There will be lots of time for questions. Come and join us!

Class Testimonials:

"Instructors are very engaging."

"Clear concise information and great questions and answers."

 

Course will run

Baby Basics Express 10/04

$25
Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Expectant first-time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car, and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

Class Testimonials:

"Class was a wealth of knowledge in a reasonable amount of time."

"Straight forward, simple to understand and well presented."

"Good reminders on a lot of different aspects of caring for an infant."

 

Course will run

Baby Basics Express 10/18

$25
Calendar Oct 18, 2017 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Expectant first-time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car, and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

Class Testimonials:

"Class was a wealth of knowledge in a reasonable amount of time."

"Straight forward, simple to understand and well presented."

"Good reminders on a lot of different aspects of caring for an infant."

 

Course will run

Baby Basics Express 11/01

$25
Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Expectant first-time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car, and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

Class Testimonials:

"Class was a wealth of knowledge in a reasonable amount of time."

"Straight forward, simple to understand and well presented."

"Good reminders on a lot of different aspects of caring for an infant."

 

Course will run

Baby Basics Express 12/06

$25
Calendar Dec 6, 2017 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Expectant first-time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car, and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

Class Testimonials:

"Class was a wealth of knowledge in a reasonable amount of time."

"Straight forward, simple to understand and well presented."

"Good reminders on a lot of different aspects of caring for an infant."

 

Baby Basics Express 12/20

$25
Calendar Dec 20, 2017 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Expectant first time parents can learn about common newborn needs and behaviors and how to prepare for bringing baby home. This class includes information about feeding, how to bathe and swaddle your new baby, safe sleep, caring for and calming a newborn, ways to make sure your baby is safe at home, in the car and in an emergency, and tips on how to make this newborn period an easier transition for you.

Class Testamonials:

"Class was a wealth of knowledge in a reasonable amount of time."

"Straight-forward, simple to understand and well presented."

"Good reminders on a lot of different aspects of caring for an infant."

Baby Basics… and More! (2-part series) 11/15-11/22

$45
Calendar Nov 15, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Registration is per person.

This two-part class covers all of the same information in the Express class, plus more! You'll learn more about understanding baby behavior and more calming techniques and practical strategies for the newborn period, like babywearing. Plus, this class includes some live guest speakers: a new parent and baby!

Back to Work Breastfeeding class 10/11

$10
Calendar Oct 11, 2017 at 1 pm

Registration is per person.

This class is designed for mothers who will soon be returning to work, attending school, or otherwise separated from their breastfeeding baby. Mothers will learn how to navigate the world of breast pumps, pumping schedules, breastmilk storage, and maintaining milk supply. You'll learn tried and true tips and tools for reaching your breastfeeding goals, time management, and reconnecting with baby. This class is designed to be taken at least one month before returning to work, school, or extended travel away from baby, although attendance during pregnancy is also welcome. Breastfeeding babies under 6 months are welcome.

Class Testimonials:

"Really great instructor. Very helpful!"

"Very great presentation. Very helpful. Instructor was very knowledgable."





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