Basics in Baby Care

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Registration Required
Multiple Dates or Times.

Being comfortable with your new baby takes time, confidence and education. This class helps parents and grandparents understand newborn characteristics, how to soothe a crying baby, bathing, and swaddling.

This is a free class.

To cancel, please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272).

Please Note: For questions and concerns please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272).

Only one registration is required per couple. Register under mother's name only. Registration includes mom plus one support person. In the comment section on the registration form, please list whom is attending the class/event with the mother along with her due date. Only siblings 12 and older are allowed to attend with their parents. We recommend that you schedule this class within the last two months before your due date.

Inclement Weather Hotline: 434-654-4402

If inclement weather causes the cancellation of a maternity education class, a message will be posted on the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Weather Hotline by 4 p.m. each day.

If the scheduled class is Saturday morning at 9 a.m., then the update would be by 8 a.m.

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