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MaineHealth Corporate

Infant Care Basics

with Erin Kirkpatrick, Mid Coast Maternity


In this 3 hour virtual course, we talk about how to care for your newborn when you bring them home, what to expect during the first few months, and how to be well prepared. Topics include: 

  • Sleep habits
  • Laying a strong sleep foundation
  • Bottle and formula feeding (separate breastfeeding class)
  • Diapering & Digestion
  • Soothing techniques
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Common ailments
  • Postpartum Coping and Preparation

We recommend taking this between 30-35 weeks if possible. Only one parent needs to register, but all can attend. Please join us to build your confidence in caring for your newborn!

You will receive an email from the instructor with a zoom link 1 week prior to the scheduled class. 

  • Session 5: May 19th, 2024
    from 3:00 - 6:00 pm

    Will run

  • Session 8: Jul 15th, 2024
    from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7: Sep 15th, 2024
    from 3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Session 6: Nov 18th, 2024
    from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at 207-899-8121

This program is offered by Mid Coast Maternity . For more information, contact 207-899-8121.

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