Newborn Classes

We now offer Newborn Care Classes, taught by International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Bernadette Sircar, RN, BSN, IBCLC.

We also offer Lactation Consultations and Breastfeeding Classes.


2017 Newborn Classes

All classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30pm.  

Newborn Care classes are on hold until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvience.  

During our 1.5-hour session, we will discuss:

  • Normal newborn appearance
  • Nutritional benefits of breastfeeding and formula feeding
  • How to recognize that your baby is eating enough
  • Positions to hold your baby, soothing, swaddling, and putting your baby to sleep
  • Burping, skin care, eye care, umbilical care, circumcision care and SIDS
  • When to give your baby a bath, taking your baby's temperature, and diapering
  • When to call your pediatrician for well visits, immunizations, and when your baby is ill
  • Pacifiers and car seats   
        ...and much more

The 1.5-hour class costs $40. Many insurance providers cover the cost of this class. Please call your insurance company to confirm.

Who should attend

  • We recommend expecting moms to attend before the 36th week of pregnancy
  • A partner or support person is welcome to join
  • You do not have to be a patient of Bridgewater Pediatrics to register

To Register
To register for the class,  complete our Online Registration Form

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