This class helps expectant parents prepare for the first year after baby’s birth. We work to develop a realistic picture of what to expect, we offer practical tips for managing common challenges, and discuss the importance of self-care and a network of support.
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Topics include developing routines for coping with some common challenges of life with baby, getting sleep and taking care of yourself as a parent, returning to work, strengthening the couple relationship, finding a supportive network, becoming the parent you want to be, and other topics of relevance to new parents.
Time/Place: This 2.5 hour class is offered about once or twice a month at Northwest Hospital, UWMC Northgate, or at Parent Trust’s Center for Strong Families in south Seattle and at our Mountlake Terrace classroom.
When to take this class: Any time in the third trimester.
Cost: $40/couple (NOTE: This class is included in select Great Starts™ series where noted in the class schedules). Parent Club coupons accepted for 15% discount. Additional scholarships available upon request.
This class is taught by a subset of our childbirth educators who are also postpartum doulas, nurses, and/or parents with newborn experience.