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Understanding Your Newborn (Infant Care): An Online Course

Understanding Your Newborn is an online only course that includes  learning about your newborn's appearance, traits, and behaviors; crying and comforting; bathing, nail care, and dressing; feeding; sleeping; signs of illness; and newborn health and safety. Allow 2-3 hours to complete this online class.The course will be available to you for 9 months from the time you register at the Injoy website. This course does not include classroom learning and is not refundable for any reason.

Infant Care is also available and includes the online-only class Understanding Your Newborn and an instructor-led class.  If you register for Infant Care, do not register for Understanding Your Newborn.

Additional Classes to Prepare for Parenthood:

Understanding Birth: Online Only This online course includes comprehensive information about pregnancy, labor, childbirth, comfort techniques, C-section, medical procedures, newborns and postpartum care.

Understanding Breastfeeding: Online Only:  In this online course, learn how and when to breastfeed, getting enough milk, breast care, and the breastfeeding lifestyle

New Mom's Support Group is a free, virtual via Zoom group for mothers of babies up to age 5 months to share experiences, learn about resources, and discuss parenting topics.

Additional Resources

For information about preparing for childbirth at Howard County General Hospital, visit Coronavirus FAQ; Mothers and Babies.

For a virtual tour of the birthing center at Howard County General Hospital.

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Upcoming Session

Online Class Only

Thursday, Aug. 7, 3000
12:00 am - 12:01 am


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