This new 6 part series is taught by various local experts in the fields. Price is $120 per couple and will meet on Wednesday evenings. Class size is limited so register early!
Whether this is your first child or your sixth, this series is a great way to learn the basics of a more natural parenting method. The series begins by discussing methods to help start (or delay) a pregnancy and continues through every stage until a gentle baby-led weaning. Not only are these methods natural, but they will also save your family, time, money and energy.
Natural Family Planning
NFP or fertility awareness helps us learn how to move with the flow of our bodies and know our bodies. This knowledge of how our cycle works can be used to help achieve or avoid a pregnancy and can safely be used while breastfeeding.
Getting ready for your ideal birth can be an exciting time. You will learn various birth options and comfort measures for a low intervention birth.
The outside world can be loud and bright. Learn strategies for soothing and calming a baby through gentle touch as well as signs to look for after birth that baby is aligned and positioned correctly.
As soon as baby arrives, you will need to be ready to teach baby to nurse. Making good choices during labor and in the early hours after birth can help set you up for a successful breastfeeding relationship.
This section will cover latch, breastfeeding management and pumping/bottles for those returning to work.
Research is showing that the days of rice cereal and premade baby foods may have only been advantageous to those selling it. This simple and gradual food introduction and weaning method provides complete nutrition for your baby while saving your family money.
Whether you want to learn about cloth to save $2-$3K, to save the environment, to keep chemicals off your little baby or just because they are cute, this section will cover the basics for how to get started and the pros and cons of different systems.
Babies that are worn more cry less. Babywearing helps promote baby/parenting bonding, helps establish a strong breastmilk supply and just helps parents get things done. Learn the different styles and benefits.
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