Group + Private
Newborn + Baby Care 101 Classes in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Baby Care Parent Class

Whether you have some experience with babies or zero experience with babies, this class is for you! This hands-on interactive class is filled with information based on the latest research, recommendations, and developments in the field for newborns and babies under 12 months.

Have you ever heard that babies don’t come with an instruction manual?

No need to worry! Start the early days feeling confident that you have the skills needed to ease into life with a baby by taking a Newborn + Baby Care 101 Class!

You and your partner will have a chance to learn by doing with demos, watching videos, while meeting other parents who are starting their journey to parenthood, and benefiting from group learning. This class includes a mix of natural + modern options for all families. This class is perfect to expand on your knowledge that you learned in your prenatal class, and is also great for parents who are welcoming a baby through adoption or surrogacy

Newborn & Baby Care 101 Class Topics

  • Inclusions:

    • How to Encourage a More Positive Start for Parents and Baby

    • Introduction to Developing a Postpartum Plan including Topics to Consider

    • Normal Infant Development including Physical + Socioemotional Baby Milestones and How to Optimal Development

    • Infant Care Topics including,

      • Baby Supplies
                - What you really need vs. what is nice to have, plus essentials in the first few weeks

      • Bonding & Attachment

        • Kangaroo Care + Skin-to-skin

        • Babywearing / Baby-carrying

        • Positive Parenting Introduction

      • Bathing Techniques and Considerations - Ensure a positive bathing experience for babies and parents

      • Ensuring Oral Care from Day One

      • Diapering, including information on Disposable and Cloth Diapers

      • Tips on Dressing Your Baby for Manitoba Weather

      • How to Soothe Your Baby Quicker and Easier

        • Including: Swaddling, Cuddling, Using White Noise, Comfort Sucking, and more!

      • Sleeping

        • Including: Baby Sleep Cycles, Developmental Considerations, Safe Sleep & Co-sleeping, Reducing the Risk of SIDS, and Tips to Improve your Family’s Sleep

      • Nutrition & Feeding

        • Including Up-to-date recommendations, information on Breastmilk vs. Formula, Important Notes for Bottle Feeding, the latest research on encouraging healthy eating habits, introduction on options for solid foods, and thoughts on allergies.

      • Steps to Building a Routine for a Happy Baby, Happy Parents, and a Happy Family

      • Baby Home & Travel Safety Considerations

    • Transitioning After Maternity Leave & Creating Your Own Joy in Parenthood

      • Including Discussions on Back-to-work, Parenting Considerations, Self-care, and an Introduction to Mindful Parenting

    • Ensuring Partners Feel Included in Baby Care & Bonding Every Step of the Way

Upcoming Newborn & Baby Care 101 Group Class Dates:

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Friday, Nov. 15, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Baby Care 101
Fee: $90+ gst ($94.50 with GST)
Class Length: up to 2.00hrs

Baby Care 101 Details
Fee: $70 + gst  ($73.50 with GST)
Class Length: 2.50hrs

Partners are encouraged and recommended to attend but partner attendance is not required. Prices are assessed at a couple rate and include partners. Please indicate on your questionnaire if you plan to bring your partner to class so we can prepare for the appropriate numbers.

Payment is required to reserve your class. Please register below and pay securely and conveniently with any major credit card. Alternatively, payment can be made by cheque or Email Money Transfer / eInterac. 

What is included in your Class Registration Fee?

All Bean Family Wellness Newborn & Baby Care 101 Class Fees Include:

  • your choice of  Newborn & Baby Care 101 with Bean Family Wellness,

  • an educational packet with great resources for the early days with your baby,

  • a sample package for you & baby (based on availability)

Where are Bean Family Wellness Group Classes located?

This is one of the spaces that we use at the Reh-fit Centre for Prenatal Classes. Classroom use may vary due to availability and class size.

This is one of the spaces that we use at the Reh-fit Centre for Prenatal Classes. Classroom use may vary due to availability and class size.

Currently, our classes take place at The Reh-Fit Centre, 1390 Taylor Avenue in Winnipeg (unless otherwise indicated).

To arrange for a group class in your rural community, please contact Ilissa at 204-990-3519.