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Newborn Care eClass

This course is for first-time parents, caregivers, adoptive parents and grandparents


Understanding Newborn Care eClass, a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust about how to care for your new baby.  In this class, you'll learn

This fun, interactive course is encouraged before you deliver to boost your confidence and help you transition into your new role as a parent.  We provide expectant parents with practical information to help prepare you for your baby’s first months at home.  You will learn vital information on caring for baby from the basics of swaddling and diapering to life saving skills including CPR, choking and infant safety.

You will learn about:

Tips on Adjusting to Parenthood

Bathing, diapering, swaddling, burping and handling

Umbilical Cord and Circumcision Care

Crying

Safe Sleep and Wake/Sleep Cycles

When to Call the Doctor

CPR and Choking

Postpartum essentials

You can complete the modules at your own pace.  Four to five hours are recommended for the completion of the newborn care class material and you may do this in several shorter sessions.  Your partner is encouraged to participate in the online class with you!

In addition, you will have the ability to reach out to our St. Vincent's Childbirth instructors to ask follow up questions and continue the conversation. While we will miss our ability to work with you in person during this time, we absolutely will remain continuous resources for you as we always have been..

Please follow the two steps below to complete registration and payment.

  1. To register and pay for this class, please click a date below and click register (it doesn’t really matter what day you choose since the class is online and you can take at your convenience).
  2. We will email you with your log in instructions within 2 business days. If you have Gmail, please check your junk mail if you don’t see an email in your inbox.