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Classes located in North Andover MA at 800 Turnpike St
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Childbirth Education and Preparation

This class incorporates everything you need to know from the early stages of labor up until the moment you are discharged from the hospital. You will learn about:

  • Signs and symptoms of labor

  • Stages of labor

  • Pain management options

  • Partner participation during and after labor

  • Basic breathing techniques

  • Cesarean section

  • Postpartum care and what to expect during the hospital stay

Labor & Delivery Nurses combine 3-D animation, video, hands on components and discussion for the ultimate learning experience. Best if taken between 26-35 weeks of pregnancy. If you are considering an unmedicated childbirth, you may considering taking Advanced Comfort Measures of Labor in conjunction with this class.

Class Duration: 3.5 Hours

 

Locations:  North Andover, MA

Price:  $155

* per expecting mom & one support person

Baby Basics

This “Parents-To-Be Survival Guide” will help you navigate your first weeks at home with your new addition (or additions!). You will learn about:

  • Newborn care

  • Diapering

  • Swaddling techniques

  • Bathing tips

  • Feeding options

  • Infant safety

  • Newborn sleeping patterns

  • Soothing techniques

  • Choosing a pediatrician

  • Home organization/preparation and much more!

Take advantage of the experienced instructors who combine discussion, demonstration and hands on components for a great learning experience (and leave plenty of time to answer all your questions). Best if taken between 26-35 weeks of pregnancy.

 

Class Duration: 2.5 Hours

 

Locations: North Andover, MA

Price: $85 

* per expecting mom & one support person

Child & Infant CPR

This one-session course is based on the American Heart Association “Family and Friends”curriculum and covers CPR for infants from birth to one year and children up to 8 years of age. Instructors combine video and hands-on practice using infant and child manikins to teach:

  • Infant & Child CPR

  • Safety hazard preventions

  • Choking- saving skills

Class is priced per couple. Best if taken between 26-35 weeks of pregnancy.

Note: Due to the nature of this class, infants and children are not permitted to attend. Please arrange for childcare.

Class Duration: 2 Hours

Locations: North Andover MA

Price: $100 per couple

Advanced Comfort Measures

Considering natural childbirth? Or looking to explore your options, whether you desire a medicated, unmedicated or limited intervention childbirth? This 2-hour workshop complements our Childbirth Preparation class; focusing on natural ways to manage the sensations and feelings of labor and birth. Taught by a veteran Maternity Nurse, this course covers:

  • Comfort measures (environmental, touch therapy, message, hydrotherapy)

  • Labor positions

  • Advanced breathing and relaxation exercises

  • Visualization

  • Guided imagery & much more!

With plenty of time to practice, these techniques will give each expectant mother and her partner the key components needed to embrace the journey of labor. Childbirth Preparation Class is a prerequisite for this class OR a prior delivery.

Class Duration: 2 Hours 

Locations: North Andover, MA

Price:  $80 per expecting mom & one support person

OnLINE Breastfeeding course

Learn how to get off to a great start and trust Mother Nature!  A unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust about breastfeeding. In this class, you’ll learn all about breastfeeding through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also get a sense of what it’s really like to breastfeed as you hear from moms who have been there!

  • The benefits of breast milk

  • Preparing for Breastfeeding

  • Getting started

  • Supply and Demand

  • Skin-to-skin

  • Feeding cues

  • Positioning and latch

  • & much, much more!

 

Registration Information:

  • Perfect for PC or Mac users, all that’s needed is Internet access (high-speed is recommended).

  • After registering, you will receive an email within 72 hours that includes a link to your online class, an access code and additional information.

  • You will have access to the online class for 60 days.

Location:  Online

Price:  $60

GA-GA for Grandparents

New grandparents, are you feeling a bit rusty? Want to start out right in your new role? Refresh your memories of baby care, and get an update on today’s practices. Join other new grandparents as you prepare for this special new time of life. 

Babies have not changed but what we know about them has. Led by a healthcare professional, this class covers what has changed in prenatal care and birth, childcare and how to keep your grandchildren safe. 

During this class, grandparents will learn about: 
• safe sleep practices
• soothing and calming techniques
• car seat safety 
• infant CPR 
• how to support your own children as they step into parenthood

Locations: North Andover, MA

Price: $85 per couple

ONLINE PREPARED CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Our new online childbirth class is the perfect alternative for expecting parents needing a flexible class schedule, for moms on bed rest or as a great refresher course! While nothing can replace the personal connection of an on-site childbirth class, you’ll learn the same essential information, including what’s happening to your changing body, how you’ll know when you are really in labor, helpful comfort techniques, advice for partners, an overview of medical procedures, and much more.

Our online childbirth class will help you:

  • Understand pregnancy – what’s happening to your body, discomforts, warning signs, nutrition, exercise, and more

  • Learn about labor – preparing for birth, pre-labor signs, onset of labor, 3D animation of labor process, and more

  • See how the stages of labor unfold – watch amazing real-life birth stories

  • Discover helpful comfort techniques – breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor and pushing positions, advice for partners, and more

Registration Information:

  • Perfect for PC or Mac users, all that’s needed is Internet access (high-speed is recommended).

  • After registering, you will receive an email within 72 hours that includes a link to your online class, an access code and additional information.

  • You will have access to the online class for 90 days.

Locations: Online

Price: $125

All classes can be taught in the comfort of your home for an additional fee. Please fill out our contact form for more info!