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Parenting Classes Washington, D.C.

Discover effective parenting techniques and strategies in Washington, D.C., with classes covering topics such as positive discipline, communication skills, and child development.

2 classes in-person in Washington, D.C. have spots left, and 8 classes live online are available.

Infant Care + CPR

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 6215 Rolling Rd, Springfield, VA

Learn essential infant care techniques and life-saving CPR skills in this comprehensive course offered by Lamaze International - DC Chapter. Gain hands-on experience and knowledge in caring for infants, including topics such as bathing, feeding, and home safety. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to enhance your caregiving skills.

Saturday, Mar 9th, 9am–1pm Eastern Time

Lamaze Childbirth Preparation (Weekend Workshop)

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 6215 Rolling Rd, Springfield, VA

Prepare for the birth of your baby with an empowering and informative Lamaze Class. Learn about labor signs, comfort measures, birth plans, and more, while enjoying a balanced approach that combines Lamaze with medical practices if needed. Join us for a memorable and positive birth experience.

Saturday, Mar 16th, 9:30am–5:30pm Eastern Time

Caring for your Newborn Grandchild

92nd Street Y

Discover the latest techniques and modern ideas of feeding, sleeping, and more in this practical workshop designed exclusively for grandparents. Prepare to provide expert care for your newborn grandchild with today's philosophy in mind. Join us at 92nd Street Y for this essential class.

Tuesday, Mar 26th, 12–1:30pm Eastern Time

$100
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Parenting through a Jewish Lens

92nd Street Y

Discover how Jewish wisdom can enhance your parenting journey and help you navigate the challenges of transmitting ethical values and traditions to your children. Join a supportive community of parents at 92nd Street Y as you learn, grow, and initiate conversations that will continue long after the program ends. Visitors are welcome with masks highly recommended.

Wednesday, Apr 10th, 12–1pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

$180

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Lactation & Newborn Care Basics

Boober @ Online Classroom

Prepare for the arrival of your little one with our informative class covering the essentials of infant care, breastfeeding, and more. Gain confidence in understanding newborn behavior, feeding techniques, and when to seek professional assistance. Join us to start your parenting journey with knowledge and peace of mind!

Tuesday, Mar 5th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

Comfort Measures

Boober @ Online Classroom

Prepare your mind and body for childbirth with a diverse range of comfort measures and coping techniques. Discover how to minimize discomfort and approach labor with confidence, equipped with the transformative power of pain-coping skills. Join us at Boober for an empowering journey towards a more comfortable and confident birth experience.

Thursday, Feb 29th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

Childbirth Basics

Boober @ Online Classroom

Prepare for the journey of parenthood with Birth Day Presence's comprehensive virtual class. Discover the stages of labor, pain management techniques, birth options, and more, all presented in an inclusive and supportive environment for families of all types.

Tuesday, Mar 26th, 6–9pm Eastern Time

Preparing for Postpartum

Boober @ Online Classroom

Discover how to navigate the unique challenges of the postpartum period during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gain valuable insights and create a personalized postpartum plan with expert guidance from Jada Shapiro of Birth Day Presence. Don't miss out on this essential course for new parents.

Thursday, Mar 21st, 6–8pm Eastern Time

Lamaze Childbirth Preparation (Weeknight)

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ *Online Class

Get ready for your special "birth" day with a balanced approach to childbirth at Lamaze International - DC Chapter. Learn about anatomy, labor signs, comfort measures, hospital procedures, and more in this fun and informative class. Plus, a make-up class is available just in case!

Tuesday, Mar 12th, 7–9:15pm Eastern Time

 (5 sessions)

$195

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HypnoBirthing (Online)

Sakinah Birth @ Online Class

Discover the transformative power of HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method and learn how to approach childbirth with calmness, joy, and confidence. This evidence-based program will teach you and your partner valuable techniques for a more comfortable and relaxed birthing experience, while also fostering a deep bond with your baby. Uncover the secrets of instinctive birthing with HypnoBirthing.

Tuesday, Apr 23rd, 6–9pm Central Time

 (5 sessions)

$350

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2 Hour Workshop - Infant Sleep Pattern

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 3910 Centreville Rd #202 Chantilly, VA , Chantilly, VA

Infant Sleep Pattern Workshop: Work With Them, Not Against Them If you're worried about how you'll get any sleep with a new baby or if these first couple months have been sleepless, this workshop is for you. This workshop is for expecting parents or parents with infants under 3 months old. We will be discussing infant sleep patterns in the first year and how to manage expectations, work through challenging sleep milestones, and prepare for the...

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2 Hour Workshop - Rock Your Birth

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 3910 Centreville Rd #202 Chantilly, VA , Chantilly, VA

Pain is a normal part of birth. It is how your body communicates its needs to you. It tells you when it's time for your baby to be born, which positions to move into for comfort and to progress, and when and how to push.  But pain can also by scary, especially if you're anticipating it and don't know what to expect or how you're going to manage it. Learning techniques to help you cope with labor pain and master it so it works for you, not against...

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2 Hour Workshop - Creating Your Postpartum Plan

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 3910 Centreville Rd #202 Chantilly, VA , Chantilly, VA

We spend a great deal of time learning about the pregnancy and the birth of our little ones. We research car seats and cribs until we dream about them. However, we spend very little time thinking about how we will manage life after our new family member arrives. In this class you will learn: What it will be like for mom postpartum Complications you should have a plan for How to pick your help What you can do now to prepare for the first two...

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Parent Workshop: Toilet Training without Tears

Washington Jewish Community Center @ 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC

The toilet training process should not and does not have to be fraught with conflict or worse, shame. This workshop will address ways to approach toilet learning in a way that is developmentally appropriate and respectful to the child’s growing need to feel in control of his or her body, and that frees parents from unnecessary stress and anxiety.  The workshop will also address ways to manage typical challenges that arise during the process.  ...

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Adoption: Starting the Process

Washington Jewish Community Center @ 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC

Please join us for an informal discussion about various paths to adopting a child.  Hear from an adoption lawyer, an adoption agency representative, and parents who have gone through it successfully.  LGBTQ and straight, couples and singles, Jewish and non-Jewish -- are all warmly welcomed.  Come with questions!

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Parent Workshop: Managing Your Household Spending

Washington Jewish Community Center @ 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC

Lori Atwood, RFC, will show you how to get your household spending under control!  Lori will uncover the three biggest "trouble spots" in a family's monthly budget and discuss where and how to cut back without changing your lifestyle drastically. She will also talk about how to save for things that come up every year, like camp, vacations and school fees. And she will give you specific tools to help you stay on track, even if you're not a budget...

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Breastfeeding

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 1217 Highland Dr, Silver Spring, MD

Board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) provide a comprehensive 2 1/2 hour class. This class is an absolute must for you if you wish to breastfeed. While breastfeeding is a natural process, there are many facets to learning how to have a good milk supply and to preventing difficulties. Staffing issues in the hospital limit how much time can be spent providing individual instruction so prepare yourself to succeed. Ideally, this should be completed...

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Lamaze Childbirth Preparation (One Day Workshop)

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 6215 Rolling Rd, Springfield, VA

Enjoy some time preparing for your special “birth” day with a fun, informative, Lamaze Class!  You and your support person will learn: Anatomy Signs of labor Helpful tips for the coach Comfort measures such as breathing and relaxation techniques Various positions to help reverse back labor and failure to progress Hospital procedures and interventions Medications Cesarean birth Birth day care for mom and baby The goal of the course...

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Lamaze Childbirth Preparation (Weeknights Workshop)

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 10706 Huntwood Dr, Silver Spring, MD

Enjoy some time preparing for your special “birth” day with a fun, informative, Lamaze Class! This class is a weeknight class from 7pm - 9:15pm for 5 weeks. The goal of the course is to provide a balanced approach, combining the benefits of Lamaze with medical practices, if needed, to enable mom to enjoy a positive birth experience. You and your support person will learn: Anatomy Signs of labor Helpful hints for the coach Comfort measures...

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Infant Care

Lamaze International - DC Chapter @ 9301 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD

A 3-hour hands-on experience devoted to instilling confidence in you as an expecting parent.  This is a fun class where you will learn: Care of the circumcision and umbilical cord Bathing Comforting a crying/colicky baby Diapering Dressing Necessary supplies Swaddling Feeding basics Infant behavior and sleep patterns Infant massage SIDS prevention When to call the doctor Home safety Car seats The registration fee is per couple....

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