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Baby 101 - The Basics

Date: Friday, July 27, 2018
Location: 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401, 5th floor, Mental Health Conference Room B532
Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/2255859691107553/
   
If you are pregnant or have given birth within the last 6 months,
this event is for you!!!

Friday July 27, 2018 | 1 - 4 p.m.
109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401| 5th floor Conference Room B532
POC: Sandra Walker-Halliman, MSN, RN | Josh Larsen, MSN, RN

TOPICS
BABY BASICS/NEWBORN CARE
This fun and interactive class will guide new and expectant parents in hands-on care of newborns such as diaper change, burping, swaddling, bathing and colic care.

CO-SLEEPING/SIDS
Rest easy knowing your infant is sleeping safely. Learn helpful tips about SIDS, co-sleeping, and prepping the crib.

INFANT CPR/CHOKING
Learn life-saving skills for your infant if an emergency occurs.

HOME SAFETY
One of the biggest threats to a child is an injury occurring in the home. While it may seem like a daunting task at first, this checklist can help you go room by room of your home to make it safer for not only your child but your whole family.

PERIOD OF PURPLE CRYING
Learn techniques to calm a crying baby and yourself during those stressful moments in life.

POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION
A new baby is a huge adjustment. Feeling intense sadness, exhaustion, and anxiety can be helped! You are not alone!

BREASTFEEDING
This course will help new parents learn how to build confidence in breastfeeding, identify when the baby is hungry, positions for feeding, how to prevent soreness, storage of milk, and much more.

CAR SAFETY
Come learn about keeping your baby safe in the car! We’ll cover how to choose a car seat, how to install it into your vehicle and who can help, and how to determine when to change seats or positions as your baby grows.