One of the greatest resources for Kirkland, Washington parents is the Evergreen Hospital which not only ranks at the top for birthing hospitals but then follows through with parenting groups, a baby wellness boutique onsite and parenting and baby classes for parents and newborns in the area.
Classes currently offered include:
- Breastfeeding your older baby and child - education and support for moms who intend to breastfeed past 6 months.
- Happiest Baby on the Block -Based on the highly effective new approach to babies pioneered by Dr. Harvey Karp, learn an extraordinary approach to keeping your baby happy. Learn step-by-step how to soothe even the fussiest baby in minutes...or less! Open to expectant parents and new parents - bring your newborn! - or anyone working with young babies. Includes a Parent Kit, which contains your choice of the Happiest Baby on the Block DVD or VHS and Soothing Sounds CD. Register Mom only, and include Partner's name in the Partner Field.
- Starting Solids - Explore ways to make eating a battle free, enjoyable time with your toddler. This two hour seminar will give parents very practical scientifically based information on healthy infant and toddler feeding. Recommended for parents of infants 4-12 months. Quiet arm-held babies are welcome. Register Mom only into class if couple attending.
Contact Evergreen Hospital for registration and additional information on course offerings and schedule.