Infant Care, Calming and Massage - In Person

Date: Monday, April 8, 2024

Time: 6-9pm

Locations:Hillsboro Medical Center - Health Education Center, 334 SE 8th Ave., Hillsboro

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Cost: $85 per couple

Registration Required: Yes


About this class

Welcome to the World: Infant Care, Calming and Massage

Are you captivated by the wonder and joy of babies? Do you yearn to create a calm and nurturing environment for little ones? Then step into the world of Infant Care, Calming & Massage!

This class will help you understand and nurture the precious world of infants. We’ll delve into the fundamentals of caring for your baby’s physical and emotional needs, from feeding and diapering to soothing cries and fostering healthy development.

Beyond the basics, we’ll embark on a journey of deepening the bond between you and your baby. We’ll explore the power of touch through the art of infant massage and learn gentle strokes that unlock a world of relaxation, improved sleep, and deeper communication.

This class isn’t just about learning techniques, it’s about igniting your confidence as a parent or caregiver. We’ll create a safe space to share experiences, ask questions, and build a supportive community.

Have fun using doll models as we cover –

  • Essential infant care practices: Umbilical cords, diapering, bathing routines, etc.
  • Understanding infant communication: Cues, cries, and body language.
  • Soothing techniques: Calming cries, dealing with gas, promoting relaxation.
  • Infant massage: Learn gentle strokes and sequences for bonding and relaxation.
  • Building a calm and nurturing environment: Sensory stimulation, safe sleep spaces, and routines.