Health Education

Childbirth Education Baby Care Basics Virtual Class

Learning the basics of infant care and what to expect will help you on your journey into early parenthood.


  • $25 Virtual Access
  • $12.50 Ascension Employee Fee- Virtual Access
  • Free DeMarillac Patient Fee- Virtual Access


This virtual class is designed to review the basics of newborn care with parents-to-be. Topics include handling, bathing, feeding choices, diapering, swaddling and more. Common concerns discussed include: comfort measures, safe sleep, and car seat safety. This class is formatted as a webinar, which allows for learning from the comfort of your own home, as well as learning at your own pace according to your schedule.

*Please note: Any hospital policies or state regulations discussed are specific to Lourdes Hospital and New York State. If you reside in or are birthing in a different state and/or facility, please contact your healthcare provider with any questions. 

Virtual access is enabled immediately after online registration and can be found in your email. The companion book Your Guide to Baby's First Year will be mailed to you within 5 business days of registration for the virtual class. Please contact the childbirth educator with any questions or concerns via email ( 

** Coupon code Virtual3 can be used at checkout to receive 15% off your classes when a participant registers for all three virtual classes (Preparing for Birth-Virtual class, Baby Care Basics- Virtual class, and Postpartum: What to expect after birth (virtual class))