New Parent Education

New Parent Education Sioux Falls, SD

These classes are intended to provide parents with confidence in caring for a newborn and their family during the postpartum period!

The topics that will be covered:

  • The Newborn – Characteristics, Procedures, Feeding, and Care
  • Soothing the Newborn
  • SUIDS/SIDS and Safe Sleep
  • Parental Relationships After Baby
  • Postpartum Expectations for the Woman
  • Postpartum Expectations for the Partner/Non-Birth Parent
  • Preparing the Home and Family

New Parent Education Classes with Shannon.

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THRIVE AFTER BIRTH

8-WEEK NEW PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

AND SPECIALTY CLASSES

CLASSES IN THE SERIES:

Understanding your Newborn (Covered over 2 weeks)
Newborn Care (Covered over 2 weeks)
Infant Feeding
Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care
Safe Sleep for Everyone
Thrive After Birth

SPECIALTY CLASSES:

Twining
I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother
High-Risk Pregnancy/After Cesarean Care
I’m New to this Dad Thing

ABOUT THRIVE AFTER BIRTH:

Shannon Ward is originally from the beautiful state of Colorado however presently resides in Hartford South Dakota, about 12 miles outside of Sioux Falls. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University with an emphasis in Psychology.

Shannon began her journey to offer Sioux Falls and the surrounding areas postpartum support in 2017. She was able to travel to Colorado to attend a postpartum doula training with the wonderful Carolyn Butler of Doulawise in February of that year through the perinatal professional organization CAPPA. She has since taken a New Parent Educator training with them and will be furthering her education with a training as a Lactation Educator in the fall of 2018 as well!

It is Shannon’s passion to help you Parent with Confidence by offering Always Friendly, Never Force Parent and Baby Support!