Breastfeeding Your Newborn with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC through Sound Beginnings. For expectant parents who want knowledge and confidence for the first month of establishing a successful breastfeeding relationship. This class is suitable to those giving birth at home, a birth center, or hospital.
Breastfeeding and Return to Work – comprehensive in-home and phone preparation packages with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC through Sound Beginnings. For breastfeeding parents who will be returning to work after baby is born and wish to continue to breastfeed successfully and achieve a good work/home life balance.
Starting Solids with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC through Sound Beginnings. Starting Solids is an evidence-based and culturally relevant class that will help families determine the best time-frame, method, and foods for their little ones, and covers the research and practice to support a fun and easy transition to eating. This class is suitable for all families, including vegan, vegetarian, and omnivores, breastfeeding, and/or formula feeding, and those who have already started solids but are interested in learning more. Babies welcome.
Babywearing with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC through Sound Beginnings. Babywearing is an amazing skill to have while parenting. Personalized, private consultations, or group classes cover everything from ring slings to woven wraps!
Cloth Diaper and Elimination Communication with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC through Sound Beginnings. Feeling confident about feeding your baby is the first step, and what goes in, must come out. In this class, comprehensive options for responding to baby’s elimination are offered through an insightful, culturally relevant, and hands-on presentation that will help families determine the best methods and practical aspects of supporting their little ones’ elimination, including cloth diapering and elimination communication based on the preferences of participants.
In Seattle – Happy Babies Parent Education has a drop-in support group for people with babies on Tuesdays, from 11:30 am – 1 pm at Center for Birth at 1500 Eastlake, 98102 $16 fee
Make an appointment to discuss any challenging parenting issues. Whether it is concerns about sleep, work/home life balance, first foods, or whatever else is on your mind with regard to new baby! Visit our Parent Consultations page for more details.