Infant Care

Learn about the care of your newborn including crying and comforting, feeding, bathing, sleeping, and newborn safety. Infant Care includes an instructor-led class and an online course. In the instructor-led course, our nurse will provide an overview of infant care including post-delivery, newborn behavior and health, how to care for baby and answer your specific questions.  The Injoy online course will be a comprehensive resource of information about caring for your newborn and will be available to you for 9 months once you register.

In-Person and Virtual Format Options: The in-person and virtual class is exactly the same, just a different format. As physical distancing guidelines change, the format of this class is also subject to change.

In-Person at the Little Patuxent Specialty Center:  

1. Participants must wear a mask inside the building and throughout class. If you are not comfortable with a mask, please register for a virtual class.

2. Arrive 10 minutes before the start of class and proceed to the SIDE entrance where the instructor will greet you and let you in the building.  If you arrive after the class start time, you will not have access into the building and must reschedule the class. (1 time reschedule).

3. No food or drink are allowed in the classroom. If you need to take a break, you may drink or eat in the hallway outside the classroom.

4. Please do not leave the building until class ends. The door to the outside automatically locks and you will not be able to get back inside.

Online Course: All participants will have access to the online course.  A personal access code will be sent in the confirmation email.

Zoom Link: The zoom link to classes will be included in the confirmation email. Your name as it appears in Zoom must be the same name you used to register for the class.

Nonrefundable: The $35 fee for the online class is nonrefundable for any reason even medical. The online class is available to you for 9 months from the time you register (even if you cancel the virtual class).

Insurance:  Submitting reimbursement is between you and your insurance provider. Check with your insurance company before registering. Your email confirmation is your receipt and the only documentation that will be provided.

Registration and Cost are per couple. Only one name will appear on the confirmation email but the second person's name will appear on our roster. Register only once.

Language Interpretation: If you require an interpreter for your class, please email jstanto6@jhmi.edu.

Covid Information: For information about COVID and pregnancy, visit Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What You Should Know.

Childbirth and New Parent Classes: To learn about Childbirth Preparation, Breastfeeding, and Infant and Toddler Safety, visit hcgh.org/babyclasses.

Breastfeeding Support Group: For information about a free, virtual Breastfeeding Support Group contact bmadera1@jhmi.edu.

Questions: If you have question about classes or maternal child services or to register for a virtual class that is sold out, please contact jstanto6@jhmi.edu.

**JOIN YOUR VIRTUAL CLASS by clicking on the link next to the day of the week for which you have registered. Do NOT click on the link under Event Location.

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Upcoming Sessions


Little Patuxent Specialty Center, Side Door

11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044Find on Google Maps
Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65
Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65
Saturday, Apr. 9, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65
Saturday, May. 14, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
$65
Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65

Virtual Via Zoom

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
$65
Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65
Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$65
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65
Thursday, Mar. 24, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65
Thursday, Apr. 28, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65
Thursday, May. 26, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65
Thursday, Jun. 23, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65

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