Health Education

Virtual Newborn Care Class Ascension St Vincent Women s Online

Welcome to our Online Virtual Newborn Care Class ! 

You will learn normal newborn characteristics and activity, adjustments to parenthood, baby-proofing your home, safety issues and baby care basics (bathing, diapering and feeding) through demonstration and practice. Adoptive parents and grandparents are welcome to register for the class.

The following list are items we recommend for you to have ready to use during the interactive portion of this class . There will be several opportunities to gain skills and learn from the interactive hand-on involvement of you and your care partner. 

  • Pretend Baby: This can be a baby doll, stuffed animal or even just a simple roll of paper towels.
  • Wash Cloth
  • Towel
  • Blanket 
  • 2 Diapers : if you do not have these at home you can use a wash cloth or paper towels as a pretend diaper. 

Optional Items you can have if available to you are : 

  • Bulb Syringe
  • Clothing for pretend baby
  • Thermometer 

Registration includes both mom and care partner.

Once Registered, you will receive an additional email link inviting you to attend this class through google hangouts. You will be able to view the class using your laptop, tablet, desktop or smart phone. If you choose to use a smart phone or tablet you will be prompted to download the Google Hangouts app which is a free download. There will be opportunities through out the class to ask questions. We hope you enjoy this virtual class options! 

It is recommended that you have this class completed 30 days before your due date.

If your class required payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the class/program. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.