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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

Tuesday, July 10, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, July 27, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 28, 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 9, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Registration is required to attend a class. Classes are closed once registration reaches 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 or to join the wait list. In many cases, wait list participants are invited to join the class.  We do our best to accommodate every class request.

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(773) 702-9200

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