Join other expecting parents as pediatricians from Nemours Children’s explain the basics of caring for a newborn. Babies don’t come with user’s manuals, so our team of experts will help prepare you to navigate the early days of parenting by telling you what to expect when you leave the hospital, teaching you new skills, and answering your questions. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with other expecting parents in the area, learn about Nemours Children’s Primary Care and choose a pediatrician.
This class is great for new parents and parenting pros looking for a refresher. Grandparents and other caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Topics will include:
- Typical sleep patterns
- Safe sleep guidelines
- Breastfeeding and formula feeding
- Typical newborn eating habits
- What’s normal and what’s not
- Understanding your baby’s cries
- General Care
- Umbilical cord care
- Skin care
- When to call your pediatrician