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Preparing the Family 
 

Preparing the Family Classes

Sibling Classes
Grandparent Classes

Pups & Playpens: Preparing your dog for your new baby 

 

Sibling Classes
Last Saturday of the month
10:00 a.m. to Noon
$15 per child

This class will help your older children embrace the special occasion of becoming a big brother or sister. Siblings will tour the Family Birth Center, watch an age appropriate video, and learn to diaper their doll or teddy bear. The classes are divided by age groups (ages 2-5 and 6-12 years old).

 Younger Siblings (ages 2-5)

2014

 January 25  July 26
 February 22  August 23
 March 22  September 27
 April 26  October 25
 May 31  November 22
 June 28  December 20

Older Siblings (ages 6-10)

2014

 February 22  August 23
 April 26  October 25
 June 28  December 20

To register for this class please visit MMC's Childbirth Education Calendar of Events or call 662-6132.

Grandparent Class: Your Baby is Having a Baby

Saturdays (every other month)
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$20 per person

Things have really changed since your parents had you! 
This class will cover communication between parents and grandparents, how grandparents can help during pregnancy, birth and after baby is a born, current guidelines for infant care, car seats, and infant safety, as well as ways to bond with your grandchild.

2014

 January 18  
 March 1
 May 3  
 July 19
 September 6
 November 1

To register for this class, please visit MMC's Childbirth Education Calendar of Events or call 662-6132.

 

Pups & Playpens: Preparing your dog for your new babyTuesdays
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
$15 per person 

Your new infant's arrival is an exciting and wonderful time! It is also a big transition that can cause stress for the dog(s) in your family. Being prepared can relieve this stress and help you create harmony between baby and pup. This class, taught by Animal Refugre League of Greater Portland, will help you identify specific stressors for your dog and teach you techniques to make the transition smoother.

2014
March 18
June 10
September 16
December 9

To register for this class, please visit MMC's Childbirth Education Calendar of Events or call 662-6132.