Belly Bliss incorporates a multi-purpose room offering a variety of classes for moms, dads, and newborns. Please see the monthly calendar for specific dates and times for classes. View our class schedule
List of Classes
When you bring home a new baby you never know exactly what to expect. But there are a few things you can count on for sure…challenges, surprises, love, happiness, and laughter! Our baby basics class is designed to provide parents with up-to-date information on newborn care including feeding, typical newborn behavior, sleeping, swaddling, diapering options and techniques, bathing, umbilical cord care, circumcision care, health, safety and much more.
This class can not only help you be ready for your child, but it will help you manage your “new” life more easily.
A certified lactation counselor instructs the course. Topics discussed in classes vary among latch, the importance of the first few hours baby is born, methods to increase milk production and much more. Our lactation counselor will help you to feel more confident and be more prepared so that you may successfully breastfeed your infant. Women only, please. Please see our Monthly Calendar for class dates/times.
In this class the instructor with go over the following criteria:
- How to establish a good milk supply
- Nutrition, 101 reasons to breastfeed
- Alternatives to breastfeeding-Cup, Spoon, Syringe
In this class the instructor will go over the following criteria:
- How to understand if your baby is latched correctly
- What is mastitis
- Pumping and going back to work
Both classes are to be taken BEFORE baby arrives and both classes should be taken for maximum knowledge!
**Breastfeeding classes will be back to back. If you plan to attend both classes, consider bringing a snack.
This comprehensive class is customized for first-time parents or for parents that need a refresher. Plan to attend this class in a 4-hour block. The class is designed to answer questions about labor & delivery, pain management, relaxation techniques, cesarean birth, postpartum care and what to expect from a newborn. Every family is distinctive; it is our goal to give you the information you need and the tools necessary to make the best selection to accomplish your birth plan. Knowledge is the key for calming those fears away, so come join us! Please see our Monthly Calendar for sign up deadlines and class dates/times.
NOTE: It is recommended to take this class between your sixth and eighth month of pregnancy. Please book in advance to reserve your spot! You may also consider bringing a snack.
Infant CPR & Choking
By the end of this course, you will feel confident to administer CPR to an INFANT up to 12 months old in an emergency situation. You will also be able to identify infant choking and be able to take the steps necessary to possibly save an infant’s life. Skills are taught using American Heart Association’s technique and participants will receive a certificate from Belly Bliss (but not a course completion card from AHA). Please see our Monthly Calendar for sign up deadlines and class dates/times. Space is limited, so please book your spot in advance! Each attendee needs their own ticket.