Newborn Essentials | St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Newborn Essentials

Learn how to care for your newborn by getting some hands-on practice during this class! You will learn how to change a diaper, give a sponge bath, and perfect your newborn swaddle. The class is taught by a Postpartum Registered Nurse and will help to answer all of your questions and prepare you for what to expect for life at home with your newborn during the first few weeks. *This class includes a folder of course materials.

Topics include:

  • The basics of a baby- understanding the difference between a baby and an adult
  • Normal newborn behaviors
  • What to expect right away after your delivery
  • Newborn care
  • The In's and Out's for Poops and Pees
  • Newborn Sleep Cycle
  • Newborn Feeding Patterns and ways to feed (breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding)
  • Introducing bottles and/or pumping
  • Feeding your baby, diapering your baby and bathing your baby
  • Soothing your baby with the 5 S's
  • Newborn Safety, Screening and Vaccinations
  • Car Seat Safety

Classes are $100 for you and one support person. Please contact Boston NAPS for more information or to register at

This class is offered on:
Tuesday, 2/21/17: 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday, 3/21/17: 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday, 4/18/17: 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday, 5/16/17: 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday, 6/27/17: 5:30-7:30pm

Class Location: 
St.Elizabeth's Medical Center- St.Margaret's Conference Room 5
11 Nevins Street
Brighton, MA 02135
United States
Class Dates: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm