Pregnancy & Parenting Education Classes

Pregnancy & Parenting Classes

17 Classes Customized for You

Guiding Star Wakota offers the following one-on-one classes, scheduled for the time that’s most convenient for you.

Preparation for Motherhood

  • Breastfeeding—You’ll learn the pros and cons of breastfeeding versus formula, the importance of skin-to-skin contact, feeding cues, and various breastfeeding positions.
  • Childbirth—Prepare for your child’s birth and minimize natural fears by learning relaxation techniques and what to expect during labor.
  • Fertility Awareness—Learn a natural way to track your fertility and discover how your monthly cycle can indicate your overall health.
  • Introduction to Doulas—Find out the benefits of having a doula assist during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and afterward. Referrals for doulas are provided.

Essential Skills for a Mother

  • Budgeting & Finance—Create a working, realistic budget that fits you and your goals.
  • Education—Develop a plan to earn your GED, increase English fluency, or pursue higher education.
  • Employment SkillsWith the instructor’s assistance, prepare a resume that highlights your skills, identify potential employers, and enhance your interviewing skills.
  • Healthy Relationships—Discuss such topics as successful dating, intimacy, relationship red flags, questions before marriage, and many more.
  • Introduction to Life Coaching—Prioritize the steps to success, identify potential obstacles, and design a personalized plan to achieve your most important goal.

Parenting and Family Care

  • Car Seat Safety— A trained technician covers everything you need to know about buckling up your baby. **
  • Child Care Resources—Find an affordable and safe place to care for your child while you are at work or school.
  • Child Development—Understand your child’s stage of development and help them grow in their cognitive, language, social, & motor skills & abilities.
  • Food Resources—Explore money-saving food sources, identify and apply to programs, and learn about proper nutrition.
  • Housing Resources—Learn practical steps you can take to find affordable housing.
  • Newborn Care—Learn from observations about the behaviors newborns use to adapt to the new world outside the womb.
  • Parenting—Choose the topics most important to you, such as newborn care, potty-training, discipline, and child development.
  • The Good Father Program—Raise your awareness, increase your confidence, & create action to help you meet your personal & professional goals. 

** Take the Car Seat Safety class, plus two more classes from Guiding Star Wakota, and you may be eligible to receive a free infant car seat or a convertible car seat.

Schedule a class today: 651.457.1195

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