Parenting is very challenging. If you are pregnant and planning to parent, we can help. We provide caring support, parenting classes, and other practical resources to help you.
Our Healthy Pregnancy Class (4 weeks) teaches you how your baby is developing and how to take good care of yourself during your pregnancy. We give you basics on prenatal care, things to avoid, keeping fit, and healthy eating.
Our Baby Basics Class (4 weeks) helps you to prepare for the baby. You'll learn about breastfeeding, bottle feeding, diapering, bonding, bath time, and play time. We also share about the emotional demands of parenting and give you tips on how to cope with stress.
Our Smart Start Parenting Class (8 weeks) is for parents with babies and toddlers under age 2. We cover childhood health, safety, and nutrition. We help you learn how to affirm and connect with your child. We show you how to be a patient and authentic parent. We also cover basic budgeting for a new life and baby.
Our 24/7 Dad Class (12 weeks, 3 sessions of 4 classes each) is just for men. Taught by dads for dads, come get the tools you need to be a good father 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You'll explore everything from men's health and discipline to co-parenting and expectations of your child's development. This is a great opportunity to connect with other men and to be mentored by fathers who have been in your shoes.
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If you would like to sign up for a parenting class, call us at (563) 386-3737 or (309) 797-3636.