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At Boston Baby Baby Nurse & Nanny, nothing is more important to us than helping families everywhere feel supported and empowered from the very beginning of their parenting journey.

Private and Virtual Newborn Care Classes

We want parents to feel completely prepared to care for their newborn so we’re offering expert virtual and private Newborn 101 classes.

Just like our award winning book, Newborn 101, this class will give you the tools you need to put your best foot forward on the journey of being a parent.

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We have had such a positive experience with Boston Baby Nurse! As first time parents, we were encountered the typical newborn sleep challenges and needed some help to make sure our little one was getting the rest she needed. Christine has been so amazing with her, used her vast experience to address her sleep issues and we have all gotten much needed rest! Plus, Christine helped us gain the confidence to continue good habits even when she isn’t there! I appreciate Bryn taking the time to match us with the right person for our sleep needs. Would definitely recommend!
Melissa

Local Prenatal and Parenting Classes

Boston, MA

Boston NAPS

We are now offering all of our core prenatal classes as a live, group class or a pre-recorded class that clients can purchase at any time. These classes include:

  • Labor Prep
  • Newborn Essentials
  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • Infant and Child CPR with First Aid

 

Newborn Essentials

Private $220/Group $100

Newborn Prenatal CareLearn how to care for your newborn with hands-on practice during this class.

You will also learn how to change a diaper, give a sponge bath, and perfect your newborn swaddle. Taught by an experienced Registered Nurse, this class will answer all your questions and prepare you for those first few months at home with a newborn. Topics Include:

  • The basics of a baby – understanding the difference between a baby and an adult
  • Normal newborn behaviors
  • What to expect right away after your delivery
  • Newborn care
  • The in’s-and-out’s for poops and pees
  • Newborn sleep cycle
  • Newborn feeding patterns and ways to feed (breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding)
  • Introducing bottles and pumping
  • Feeding your baby, diapering your baby and bathing your baby
  • Soothing your baby with the 5 S’s
  • Newborn safety, screening and vaccinations
  • Car seat safety

 

Breastfeeding Basics

Private $200/Group $75

Breastfeeding EssentialsThis class is taught by a Registered Nurse and Lactation Specialist.

This class prepares you for successfully breastfeeding your newborn. It is a valuable opportunity to discuss initiating breastfeeding, various feeding positions, skin-to-skin contact, and ensuring a successful latch. The course also includes a short video to demonstrate latching your baby during breastfeeding. Topics include:

  • The health benefits for both mothers and babies from breastfeeding
  • The anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding
  • How our bodies make milk
  • The in’s-and-out’s of poops and pees of a breastfed baby
  • The first hour of life after delivery
  • Skin to skin contact with your baby after delivery and beyond
  • Initiating and sustaining a successful latch
  • Positioning your baby during breastfeeding
  • Pumping and safe storage of breast milk
  • When to bottle feed or supplement for your baby

* For breastfeeding support after the birth of your baby, please CLICK HERE for more information about our in-home lactation visits.

 

Labor & Delivery Preparation

Private $325/Group $150

Childbirth PreparationLearn all you need to know for the birth of your baby in this course taught by an experienced Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse.

The course includes education, conversation and hands-on demonstration for labor and delivery, as well as ways your partner can support you through labor. Topics include:

  • Pregnancy discomforts and remedies
  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
  • Routine testing done in pregnancy by your doctor or midwife
  • Preparing for labor and knowing when to call your doctor
  • Contraction patterns and breathing techniques
  • Natural childbirth
  • Pain management options during labor
  • Vaginal deliveries and cesarean sections
  • Recovering after delivery
  • This class also provides hands-on demonstrations of ways your partner can support you

 

Infant & Child First Aid CPR Class

Private $220/Group $100

Infant Child CPR First AidThis class is taught by a BLS certified Registered Nurse and is based on the teachings of the American Heart Association’s Family and Friends CPR Anytime program.

The course covers CPR response for an infant and child as well as what to do if an infant or child is choking. Discussion topics include first aid response for cuts, burns, anaphylaxis, head injuries, bee stings, and more. Topics include:

  • Infant CPR demonstration and hands-on practice
  • Child CPR demonstration and hands-on practice
  • Infant choking and how to respond
  • Child choking and how to respond
  • When to call 911 and what to do until help arrives
  • First Aid for cuts, burns, head injuries, and bee stings
  • How to recognize an allergic reaction and/or anaphylaxis and demonstration and practice for using an Epi-Pen

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The Loved Child

The Loved Child (TLC) is a family center committed to the well-being of all children and the adults who care for them, providing expert support, education, and community for expecting families and those with infants, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. We look forward to welcoming new families to the TLC Community!

TLC offers the following expert-facilitated programming:

Expectant Parent Education classes

Childbirth Preparation Classes

  • Preparing for Childbirth
  • Newborn 101
  • Breastfeeding Your New Baby
  • Prenatal Yoga

Parents & Infants Classes

Parent Classes

The Loved Child welcomes all new parents and their babies (newborn to 6 months) to join our weekly TLC New Parents & Infants Classes. Come connect with other new parents in your community and receive expert support and education around taking care of you and your new baby. Each weekly class is facilitated by a professional in perinatal health and includes a discussion topic relevant to new parents and a weekly focus on an area of infant development and/or infant behavior.

Parenting Workshops

Parenting Workshops

  • Sleep Support
  • Family Nutrition
  • Positive & Peaceful Parenting
  • Preparing the Family for a New Baby Sibling
  • Toddlers 101
  • Toilet Training with TLC
  • And Many More…

Individual Consultations and Home Visits

Parent Consultations

  • Sleep Issues
  • Behavior Management
  • Child Development
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Pediatric & Family Nutrition
  • Home Organization

Play & Parenting Classes

Infant Play Group
Each weekly TLC class has a Developmental Focus, Parent Topic, and Developmentally Appropriate Activity. Parents/Caregivers take part in a weekly routine and an engaging curriculum – all while meeting new friends!
Classes Offered:

  • Babies (5 months to walking)
  • Ones/Twos (walking to 36 months)
  • Mixed Ages (walking to 48 months)
  • Sibling/Mixed Ages (newborn to 48 months)

Please see our website for more classes, workshops and FREE events: www.thelovedchild.net

We look forward to welcoming new families to the TLC Community!