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The University of Chicago Medicine - The Family Birth Center

Infant Care for Expectant Parents

This is a free class for parents with little experience handling an infant.

A registered nurse will demonstrate basic infant care techniques, including:

  • Diapering
  • Swaddling
  • Holding

We'll also discuss typical newborn behaviors, such as:

  • Crying
  • Sleeping
  • Feeding patterns

Upcoming Class Dates

Thursday, December 28, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 6, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 18, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 3, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 8, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, February 23, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Registration is required to attend a class. Classes are closed once registrations reach maximum capacity. If you do not see a class date that matches your availability, please call (773) 702-9200 to check for potential openings due to cancellations.


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Call us at (773) 702-9200.

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