VIRTUAL Baby Care Basics Class

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Learn all you need to know to care for your newborn with the Baby Care Basics Class by BabyStrokes!

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Our Baby Care Basics Class is now being presented VIRTUALLY!  Please register for the date you would like, and our instructor will contact you to make arrangements.  You will still be able to have all your questions answered by our instructor – just as though you were sitting in our classroom!


VIRTUAL Baby Care Basics Class.  This class will help you gain confidence in caring for your new baby.  It is the perfect class for expectant parents, grandparents and nannies, au pairs and other newborn caregivers.


The objective of the class is to help ease the transition from hospital to home to help parents and caregivers feel more confident in caring for the newborn baby.  You will learn newborn states and cues, reflexes, bathing, and feeding.  You will also learn soothing techniques and safety as well as guidelines for choosing a pediatrician.


Instructor:  Melanie Wattles, RN


Time:  Virtual.  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost:   $65 per couple or 2 family members.

Registration Cancellation:
In order to accommodate everyone wishing to register for a class, cancellation
must be done 24 hours prior to class date in order to receive store credit.






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  • The Newborn Baby:  Appearance, reflexes, states & cues
  • Feeding:  Breast or Bottle
  • Daily Care:  Bathing, diapering, cord care, circ care, and dressing
  • Crying:  Why do babies cry; swaddling & other soothing & calming techniques
  • Safety:  Home, care seat, choosing a pediatrician, & signs of illness

About The Instructor

Melanie J. Wattles, RN, CIMI, CPMT

Melanie is a Registered Nurse (RN), a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI 1, 2), and a Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist (CPMT).

Melanie received her CIMI certification through the International Association of Infant Massage in 2001 and updated her skills in January, 2014, with her CIMI2 Certification through WINC Without Borders (World Institute of Nurturing Communication).

Melanie was trained by Tina Allen and received her CPMT through Liddle Kidz Foundation in June, 2016.  She is also a Registered Sick Children’s Nurse in the UK.  She has over 20 years experience in Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing and is Infant/Child CPR certified.

Melanie’s personal philosophy is to promote Infant/Child Massage to facilitate bonding and to enable all parents, babies, and children to experience the many benefits of massage.  Melanie also helping parents and caregivers become more confident in caring for newborns through her BabyStrokes Baby Care Basics Class.

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