Parent & Child
Enrichment Center

Virtual and in-person classes, workshops, and groups.

Prenatal Classes

DUE TO COVID-19,  ALL IN-PERSON PRENATAL CLASSES ARE CANCELLED FOR THE NEAR FUTURE.

ALL PRENATAL CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE!

For expectant parents, we have a complete online prenatal education unit that will prepare you for your growing family.

*All Prenatal classes DISCOUNTED 15% (use code = HOME15 at checkout), during the pandemic. 

SAVE even more by first purchasing a PRENATAL PACKAGE:  

 

  • Our new parent online education classes are the perfect alternative for busy parents needing a flexible class schedule, independent learners,  second time parents needing a refresher course, or for moms on bed rest. While nothing can replace the personal connection of an on-site class, you will  learn the same essential information.

Our online parenting classes will provide you access to comprehensive, TRUSTED information and tools to guide you through pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, newborn essentials and post-partum care — when and how you choose! These web apps provide convenient learning from any mobile device or computer. They include essential reference tools you and your partner can access any time of day for 18 months. Our Online Classes will  see you through pregnancy, birth and after! Learn on-the-go, information is always accessible, just pick up where you left off.  This curriculum provides current, consistent and research-based information from a source you can trust! So sit back, relax and start learning!

  • You will receive an email within 24 hours with your “Access Code”
  • You will have access to your Online Classes for 18 months!

For insurance reimbursement information, click through to our reimbursement page. 

Find a class: Check the listings below for details and rates. Questions: Call the center M-F, 9am - 2pm (781) 347-3189.

Understanding Pregnancy Online Class

Fee: $39

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What’s included? 

  • High-quality videos
  • Colorful pages with text and photos
  • Parent’s Toolbox, including a due date calculator, trimester checklists, and prenatal appointment tracker
  • Optional weekly emails with timely tips

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Fetal development: Overview of trimesters, changes to mom and baby in each trimester, 3D animation of fetal development.
  • Medical care: Choosing a provider, routine appointments, ultrasounds, first trimester screening, glucose tolerance test, Group B strep test.
  • Nutrition: Extra calories, weight gain, healthy cooking and eating habits, USDA’s “MyPlate,” foods to limit or avoid, iron and folic acid, dental hygiene, prenatal vitamins, cravings, beverages, breastfeeding preparation.
  • Exercise: Guidelines, safe and unsafe activities, exercise warning signs, Kegel exercises, exercise tips by trimester.
  • Discomforts: Nausea, constipation, heartburn, faintness, round ligament pain, backache, swelling, insomnia, leg cramps, Braxton-Hicks contractions, general pregnancy warning signs, preterm labor signs.
  • Hazards: Alcohol, smoking, illegal drugs, certain medications, X-rays, hot tubs/saunas/tanning beds, tattoos, environmental hazards.
  • Emotions: Common pregnancy stressors, stress-relief tips, support, body image, relationship tips, dads, domestic abuse.

 

Notes: *You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

*You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding Childbirth Online Class

Fee: $139

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What’s included? 

  • High-quality videos
  • Colorful pages with text and photos
  • Parent’s Toolbox, including a contraction timer, birth plan, and hospital bag checklist
  • Parent polls
  • Optional weekly emails with timely tips

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Pregnancy: Fetal development, anatomy, discomforts, nutrition, warning signs, preterm labor, hazards, emotions, strength and stretching exercises, and more.
  • Labor: Pain theories, 4 P’s of labor, prelabor signs, onset of labor, stages of labor, and the importance of skin-to-skin contact.
  • Birth Stories: How the stages of labor unfold in real life, natural coping techniques, medicated pain relief, and partner support.
  • Comfort Techniques: Labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor & pushing positions, back labor, and partner advice.
  • Medical Procedures: Birth plans, decision-making, induction, fetal monitoring, IVs, pain medication, augmentation, second-stage interventions, and nonmedical alternatives.
  • Cesarean Birth: Reasons for a cesarean, risks, anesthesia, 3D animation of surgery, recovery, reducing the risk for cesarean birth, breastfeeding, family-centered birth tips.
  • Newborns: Newborn hospital procedures, skin-to-skin contact, first feeding, newborn appearance, senses, behaviors, SIDS, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome).
  • Postpartum: Involution, lochia, perineum care, rooming-in, baby blues, postpartum depression, healthy habits, breastfeeding, hunger signs, feeding frequency, effective latch, and getting support.

A video conference Zoom Q & A Session is included with this class for 30 days after purchase. When you complete your online class, you may email questions to Info@OverTheMoonParenting.com for inclusion in the next monthly Zoom Q & A with one of our certified instructors.

Notes: *You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

*You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding Newborn Essentials Online Class

Fee: $49

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What’s included?

  • Videos, animations, and optional read-along audio
  • Quizzes, interactive exercises, notes pages, and extended activities
  • Essential pregnancy, birth, and new-parent tools
  • PDF library, glossary, and web links

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Newborn traits: Skin-to-skin contact, newborn procedures, newborn appearance, reflexes, newborn senses, play & development.
  • Newborn behaviors: States of alertness and how to interact, newborn sleep, room-sharing, gagging and choking, and breathing patterns.
  • Crying and comforting: Why babies cry, infant crying patterns, comfort techniques, coping with crying, Abusive Head Trauma, postpartum emotions (baby blues and PPD).
  • Feeding: Breastfeeding basics, latching on, when to feed, hunger cues, burping, how to tell if baby is getting enough milk.
  • Diapering: How-to, diaper rash, diaper options, diaper bag checklist, stool and urine patterns.
  • Bathing, nail care, and dressing: Sponge bathing, tub bathing, water safety, nail care, dressing.
  • Newborn health: Cord care, circumcision/penis care, signs of illness, well-baby visits, jaundice, vaccines, hand washing and visitors, taking temperature, when to call the healthcare provider.
  • Newborn safety: Car seats, heat stroke and hot car safety, SIDS, safe baby gear, pet safety, siblings, outdoor safety, childcare, infant CPR.
  • Additional resources: When to Call Your Baby’s Healthcare Provider, Car Seat Installation, Baby’s Daily Breastfeeding Log, How to Perform Infant CPR, Infant Choking First Aid, Baby Supplies Checklist.

A video conference Zoom Q & A Session is included with this class for 30 days after purchase. When you complete your online class, you may email questions to Info@OverTheMoonParenting.com for inclusion in the next monthly Zoom Q & A with one of our certified instructors.

Notes: *You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

*You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding Breastfeeding Online Class

Fee: $49

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What’s included?

  • High-quality videos
  • Colorful pages with text and photos
  • Parent’s Toolbox, including a feeding/diaper log, and baby comfort techniques
  • Parent polls
  • Optional weekly emails with timely tips

 

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • How breastfeeding works: 3D breast anatomy and milk production animation, colostrum, breastmilk qualities, why breastfeeding is important, AAP exclusivity recommendations.
  • Getting the best start: Sharing breastfeeding plans with hospital staff, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, lactation consultants, pacifier recommendations.
  • Latching on: Reclined and upright positions, 3D animation comparing deep and shallow latches.
  • Breastfeeding positions: Laid-back, cross-cradle, football, side-lying, cradle hold.
  • When to feed your baby: Hunger and satiation cues, feeding patterns and guidelines, how to feed a sleepy baby, cluster feedings.
  • Getting enough milk: Signs of milk transfer, growth spurts, feeding and diaper log, stool and urine guidelines, weight gain, getting help.
  • Breast care: Normal breast fullness, hand expression and pumping, engorgement, nipple tenderness, mastitis and other warning signs.
  • Breastfeeding lifestyle: Partner support and involvement, feeding in public, self-care, substances to avoid, support groups, returning to work.

A video conference Zoom Q & A Session is included with this class for 30 days after purchase. When you complete your online class, you may email questions to Info@OverTheMoonParenting.com for inclusion in the next monthly Zoom Q & A with one of our certified instructors.

Notes: *You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

*You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding Mother & Baby Care Online Class

Fee: $39

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What’s included? 

  • High-quality videos
  • Colorful pages with text and photos
  • Parent’s Toolbox, including a feeding/diaper log, milestone tracker, and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
  • Optional weekly emails with timely tips

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Mother care and warning signs: Lochia, afterpains, perineal healing tips, constipation, hemorrhoids, getting rest, cesarean recovery, signs of infection.
  • Baby blues and postpartum mood disorders: Tips for simplifying life during the first few weeks, signs of PPD, partner’s emotions, getting support.
  • Breastfeeding basics: Skin-to-skin contact, hunger signs, feeding guidelines, positioning and latch, engorgement, signs of mastitis, sore nipples, avoiding artificial nipples, signs of poor feeding.
  • Formula feeding: Formula preparation, feeding guidelines, feeding position, propped bottle warning
  • Baby care and warning signs: Umbilical cord and circumcision care, diapering, stools, jaundice, dehydration, signs of illness, bathing tips, playing with baby.
  • Crying: Responding to cries, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), SIDS, car seats, other safety tips.

Notes: *You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

*You will receive an email with your class ACCESS CODE within 24 hours.

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding Your Multiples Birth Online Class

Fee: $139

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EDUCATION MADE JUST FOR PARENTS OF MULTIPLES.

This multi-format curriculum provides parents who are expecting more than one baby a comprehensive overview of the birthing process.  This class is a self-directed and can be viewed at a time and place convenient to the learner.  You will have access to this class for 18 months. This course offers excellent video animation, PowerPoint with embedded videos, ultasounds, video birth stories of multiples, lists, charts, audio library, interactive baby milestone tracker and much more.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Pregnancy: Facts about multiples, anatomy, common complications, discomforts, weight gain & nutrition, reducing stress, planning ahead
  • Labor & Delivery: Vaginal birth, comfort techniques, medical procedures, cesarean birth, what to pack, NICU
  • Breastfeeding: First feedings, latching on, simultaneous feeding positions, getting enough, expressing milk
  • Postpartum Recovery: Physical changes & warning signs, sex after birth, emotions
  • First Weeks at Home: Lifestyle changes & tips, SIDS safety, Abusive Head Trauma, car safety, honoring babies’ individuality

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

Understanding the NICU and Your Baby Online Class

Fee: $49

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THIS CLASS INCREASES PARENTS’ CONFIDENCE AND TEACHES HANDS-ON CARE IN THE NICU.

Having your newborn admitted to a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) can be a scary and overwhelming experience.  With the current emphasis on family-centered care in the NICU, it is important parents are educated and prepared. Our new curriculum helps families feel supported and empowered throughout their NICU journey.

This complete curriculum standardizes NICU education with consistent, research-based content in a variety of teaching formats. Available formats:

  • High-quality videos
  • Colorful pages with text and photos
  • Parent’s Toolbox, including a pumping log and milestone tracker
  • Optional weekly emails with timely tips

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Importance of Breastmilk: Pumping and breastmilk information
  • NICU Staff & Equipment: First impressions, NICU team, communicating with NICU staff, medical equipment
  • Premature Babies: Defining prematurity, characteristics, behaviors, long-term development
  • Medical Conditions in the NICU: Common health conditions, additional syndromes and birth defects, if baby needs surgery
  • Interacting With Your Baby: Spending time together, healing touch, kangaroo care, reading cues, signs of overstimulation
  • Feeding Your Baby: What NICU babies eat, feeding methods, cue-based feeding, feeding at breast
  • Self-Care for NICU Parents: Emotions, physical self-care, getting support, siblings
  • Preparing for Discharge: Requirements for discharge, rooming-in, preparing for the trip home
  • Life at Home: Crying & comforting, feeding & feeding challenges, introducing solid food, safe sleep & sleep cycles, play & development

Don’t see a signup button? Feel free to call the center Monday–Friday, 9:00 – 2:00, at 781-347-3189 and we can help you find a class.

At checkout, please click for your purchase ONLY ONCE!

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