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Understanding Your Newborn: Online






This 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.

In addition to the online class, we have included a one-time virtual meeting with a childbirth educator after you've taken the online course. During this meeting, you will observe basic newborn care techniques being demonstrated and learn some helpful new parent tips.

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.


Tina Nold, Perinatal Educator

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