Parenting + Newborn Care Classes

We start with the magical hour following your infant’s birth and tackle all the details the 4th Trimester will expect you to expertly manage, exploring the Mind-Body Connection, Developmental Milestones, and Practical Management of your new family. This detailed lecture and discussion includes hands-on practice stations, allowing you to rock the 4th with calm, comfort, and confidence. This series Newborn Care & Parenting Series is presented in five, 90-minute classes and is best attended during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

Five 90-minute Classes Make You the Parenting Expert


  • bebeREADY Preparing for Success with Your Newborn
  • bebeSAFE Infant Safety & CPR
  • bebeBASICS Protips for Juggling Your Newborn
  • bebeSMART Hands-On Calm with The Five S’s
  • bebeFOOD Breast+Bottle+Beyond-Infant Feeding for Every Family

POSTPARTUM & PARENTING CLASSES FOR YOU

We start with the magical hour following your bebe’s birth and tackle all the details the 4th Trimester will expect you to expertly manage, exploring the Mind-Body Connection, Developmental Milestones, and Practical Management of your new family.

Five 2.5 hour classes prepare you for parenting


BEBEREADY PREPARING FOR SUCCESS WITH YOUR NEWBORN

Prep your nest and pack the bag, we’re exploring the first hours after birth and its impact on the first week of your postpartum and parenting journey. In this workshop we dive into the ongoing development of a positive relationship between you, your partner, and your infant. In our time together we envision, plan, and organize for the first six weeks including getting your home ready, making the most of your recovery and bonding time right after birth, planning meals, and starting your 4th trimester with confidence.

BEBEBASICS PROTIPS FOR JUGGLING YOUR NEWBORN

This comprehensive newborn care workshop is all pro-tips addressing all the topics you forget to ask about until you really need them. We cover the basics of newborn care including feeding, bathing, diapering, cord care, getting out and about with your infant and organizing all of their stuff at home and on the go.

BEBESMART HANDS-ON CALM WITH THE FIVE S’S

Addressing the fourth trimester and your infant’s dynamic needs, the Five S’s are your superpower against the dreaded colic concept and will ensure that your bebe is eating, sleeping, and communicating in a way you can best understand and respond. Parents CAN learn techniques for calming fussy, colicky babies! The class is taught by a certified Happiest Baby Instructor and is based on techniques outlined by Dr. Harvey Karp in “The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer.”

BEBESAFE INFANT SAFETY & CPR

An injured bebe is the worst fear of every parent. This infant safety & CPR workshop provides the vital knowledge & skills YOU need to respond with confidence to a life-threatening situation with your infant. In addition to learning how to recognize & manage breathing emergencies, we’ll get smart about how to avoid injuries – keeping your baby safe at home, in the car & on the go. Also covered: car seats, childproofing your nest, & making safe sleep choices.

BEBEFOOD Breast+Bottle+Beyond-Infant Feeding for Every Family

This comprehensive infant feeding workshop addresses breastfeeding, bottlefeeding with formula and expressed milk, how to feed your bebe when returning to work, and transitioning to solids. We’ll address the expectations, challenges, and practical applications of all methods of infant feeding, and generate a gameplan for how to rally your troops and resources. We discuss common myths and the importance of reasonable expectations, complete with pro-tips and a customized community resource guide.

you’re home!  You’re together!  you’re a family!


sleeping-daddy-and-babyWhat now?

This detailed lecture and discussion includes hands-on practice stations. This series is best attended during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

 

 

 

 

 

YOU’RE home.  you’re together.  you’re a family.

what now?

Because each family’s journey is unique, you can’t help but be all wrapped up in the myths that have been passed around. But your story is DIFFERENT. Your story of successful parenting is all about calm, comfortable confidence. Yours is a story of how effectively education and support can empower your innate abilities to nourish each other during the early weeks of your parenting journey.

You’re a great parent. and You’re smart to want help.

Infant feeding specialist and experienced parenting educator; an expert in the latest on child development and greening up your nest; knowledgeable in the fitness and nutrition needs of your changing body and how to manage that within your unique family; rooted in wisdom and honoring evidence-based best practices… that’s what your postpartum partnership with Ashley Coones gives your family in those early days home.

complete Postpartum Support for Your Modern Family


POSTPARTUM doula + NEWBORN CARE specialist + PARENTING educator

Whether you’re joining Ashley for a parenting preparation workshop, reaching out for infant feeding support, or maintaining your sleep and sanity thanks to her overnight postpartum doula and sleep coaching services, support after your birth is just as vital to your success & satisfaction as your birth preparation. Reach out to Ashley today to learn more about:

  • 2014-04-27 11.47.06The Welcome Home, bebe! In-Home 14 Week Partnership
  • Overnight Postpartum & Newborn Care Specialist Support
  • New Parent Coaching in-Person, by Phone, by Skype
  • Traditional Ayurvedic Postpartum Treatments
  • Meal Planning & Preparation
  • Sleep Consults & Coaching

QUESTIONS? ASK ASH!