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Infant Sleep

Infant Sleep 101: Surviving the Sleep Regression (3-6 mos)

Free

with Jenna Marion

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 20, 2022 at 12:30 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2022

This 3-6 month infant sleep class is designed for parents who are struggling with getting through the 4-month sleep regression, which is a time of permanent change to baby's brain and sleep patterns.  Topics discussed will include how and when to drop night feeds to get longer stretches of sleep while maintaining breastmilk supply, step-by step strategies to implement independent sleep skills, and how to work through the 4 to 3 nap transition.  We will also discuss planning for going back to work and transitioning to daycare.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom.  After you are regsitered, shortly before the class starts, you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in class.

If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.

 

Newborn Sleep (0-3 mos): Setting the Foundations

Free

with Jenna Marion

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 25, 2022 at 12 pm
8 additional sessions through Dec 15, 2022

This newborn sleep shaping class is for pregnant persons at any gestation and new parents with babies up to 12 weeks. During this class parents will learn how to set the foundations in the newborn period for healthy infant sleep. Topics discussed will include what to expect in the fourth trimester, newborn soothing strategies, the science behind sleep, developmental milestones, how to create a sleep conducive environment, how to encourage independent sleep, how and when to stop swaddling and realistic expectations regarding night wakings and feedings.  We will also discuss planning for going back to work and transitioning to daycare.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom.  After you are regisitered, shortly before class starts, you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in class.

If you have any questions please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.

Infant Sleep 102: Sleeping Through the Night (6-12 mos)

Free

with Jenna Marion

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 28, 2022 at 12:30 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 18, 2022

This 6-12 month infant sleep class is designed for parents who are still struggling with short naps and/or frequent night wakings. Topics discussed will include age appropriate, step-by-step sleep improvement methods for both naps and nighttime, how and when to drop down to two naps per day, as well as a phased approach to dropping down to one nap at 12+ months.

Non-birthing partners are encouraged to attend.

This class is currently offered virtually via Zoom. After you are regisitered, shortly before the class starts, you will receive an email with the information as to how to participate in the class.

If you have any questions please contact Jenna Marion directly at jenna.marion@mainehealth.org.  





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