NEWBORN CARE & BEYOND CLASS MARCH

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024, 2:30-5:30pm
$195 per family
Information

Navigating the ins and outs of newborn care can feel like a minefield, particularly at a time when families are feeling quite depleted. This class aims to demystify caring for your newest family member and arm you with the knowledge to feel ready for the challenges to come. A signature CHB workshop, it offers tools to support the creation of realistic parenting goals and how to meet the tangible needs of your newborn in their first weeks. Aside from essential newborn care, we will also discuss what to expect with newborn development, feeding and sleep patterns, ideal nursery set-up, necessary baby gear and more.


Class covers but is not limited to:

+The transition to life outside the womb for your infant and what to expect in the first hours 

+Immediate post-labor and delivery procedures

+Infant behavior and appearance

+Infant feeding habits and identifying feeding cues

+Infant sleep patterns

+Infant bathing, diapering, swaddling and soothing 

+When to bring in support from a pediatrician or lactation consultant

+Building a postpartum support team

+Postpartum recovery


Schedule
Saturday, March 23rd, 2024, 2:30-5:30pm
Instructor
Sophia Louis

Sophia is a Black, first generation Haitian-American and ethnically Cuban, Full Spectrum: birth, postpartum, holistic fertility doula and educator in New York City. Additionally, Sophia is a Newborn Care Specialist and after earning a Masters degree in Public Health from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she became a Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist.

 

Sophia is extremely passionate about reproductive justice and breaking down the barriers and challenges in maternal care, particularly for Black birthing bodies.  Sophia’s mission in birth work is to promote personalized care. She believes childbirth education, continuous pregnancy and labor support and immediate postpartum care are necessary to improve birth outcomes. She is the founder of LunarLight Birth Services and Beyond, LLC and offers both in person and virtual services.

Location

Grand Street Healing Project

105 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

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