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Understanding Your Newborn: Online






This self-directed, online course is designed to prepare you for birth and care for a newborn. This class will focus on caring for your newborn during the first three months of your baby's life.

Whether you are new to parenting, re-entering the world of newborns or beginning this journey in a new country, Overlake is here to help you every step of the way. This class is great for grandparents, too!

Topics include:

  • Understanding a newborn body and ways to hold a newborn.

  • Benefits of skin-to-skin.

  • Newborn characteristics, behaviors, and development.

  • Diapering, swaddling, bathing.

  • Recognizing hunger cues and feeding patterns.

  • Understanding newborn cries and responding to their needs.

  • Newborn necessities.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for baby's health.

Childbirth Classes

Click here for all other classes brought to you by the Overlake Childbirth Center, including:

  • Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby
  • Yoga for Pregnancy
  • Understanding Birth
  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • Labor Coping Skills
  • Pelvic Floor Wellness
  • Childbirth Center Tour

Questions? Contact us at classes@overlakehospital.org


Online Class