Basics in Baby Care

Mom Baby



Registration Required

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.

There is a fee for this class. To cancel, please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272).

Please Note: Payment is required at time of registration in order to hold your spot. For questions and concerns please call 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272). Only one registration/payment is required per couple. Register under mother's name only. Fee 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.

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.