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MMC Childbirth Education



Infant Care

Baby Basics Express 11/07 6p-9p

$25

with Jennifer Johnson

Calendar Next session starts Nov 7, 2018 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.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

*This class is free to MaineCare participants. If you have MaineCare, please enter MAINECARE in the promo code section of your class registration.

 

Full Course

Baby Basics Express 12/05 6p-9p

$25

with Ellen Kunkle

Calendar Next session starts Dec 5, 2018 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.

We recommend taking this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

*This class is free to MaineCare participants. If you have MaineCare, please enter MAINECARE in the promo code section of your class registration.

 

Baby Basics Express 12/19 6p-9p

$25

with Jennifer Johnson

Calendar Next session starts Dec 19, 2018 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.

We recommend taking this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

*This class is free to MaineCare participants. If you have MaineCare, please enter MAINECARE in the promo code section of your class registration.

 

Baby Basics… and More! (2-part series) 11/20 - 11/27 6p-8:30p

$45

with Ellen Kunkle

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2018 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!

We recommend taking this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

Boot Camp for New Dads  10/20 9a-12:30p
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Boot Camp for New Dads 10/20 9a-12:30p

Free

with Maine Boys to Men

Calendar Next session starts Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am

Join trained facilitators from Boys to Men of Maine for this one-time, three-hour workshop for expectant dads. Learn how to become more comfortable with your new role as a dad by learning important basic skills about caring for an infant and supporting your partner.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

Boot Camp for New Dads 11/17 9a-12:30p

Free

with Maine Boys to Men

Calendar Next session starts Nov 17, 2018 at 9 am

“Join trained facilitators from Maine Boys to Men for this one-time, 3.5 hour workshop for expectant dads. Learn how to become more comfortable with your new role as a dad by learning important basic skills about caring for an infant and supporting your partner. This program encourages men to be equal participants as caregivers in the parenting of their children and prepares them to make informed decisions about what attitudes and behaviors they want to carry forward.”

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

 

Boot Camp for New Dads 12/15 9a-12:30p

Free

with Maine Boys to Men

Calendar Next session starts Dec 15, 2018 at 9 am

Join trained facilitators from Boys to Men of Maine for this one-time, three-hour workshop for expectant dads. Learn how to become more comfortable with your new role as a dad by learning important basic skills about caring for an infant and supporting your partner.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

 

Expecting Multiples 10/22 6p-9p

$20

with Betty Stuart

Calendar Next session starts Oct 22, 2018 at 6 pm

Registration is per person.

Couples expecting more than one baby will receive information specific to multiple pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Early participation in this class is advised (before 30 weeks gestation). If this is your first pregnancy, participation in one of our childbirth education classes is also strongly encouraged.

We recommend attending this class between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy.





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