FRMC offers parenting class
SANDUSKY Firelands Regional Medical Center is offering the parenting class, "The Happiest Baby on the Block." The program is based on the techniques of world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp.
The Happiest Baby program is a national curriculum and is taught by a certified instructor. Among the essential information offered to participants, parents will be taught a step-by-step approach to quickly soothe the fussiest baby. The methods are designed to increase sleep, parental confidence, and family harmony while decreasing stress, frustration, and exhaustion that many times are present when parents are adjusting to the changes a new baby brings.
The next "Happiest Baby on the Block" parenting class is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 on the first floor at Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.
The fee is $20 per class. Pre-registration can be made by calling Firelands' centralized scheduling at (419) 557-7840, or (800) 342-1177, ext. 7840. Parents will receive a take-home kit (DVD or VHS, and CD).
Breastfeeding class set
SANDUSKY Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering breastfeeding basics education class from 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 6. The class will be held at Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.
The class is designed to teach new parents the benefits of breastfeeding and how to successfully breastfeed their baby. The cost for this couse is $10. To register call (419) 557-7840.