Expectant Parent Classes

Aug 18 2022 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Postpartum Family Support Group provides a safe place for any new parent to ask questions, share experiences, receive encouragement and connect with other parents. The group is led by a certified lactation nurse consultant who can also provide instruction and support for breastfeeding and mental health. The class is offered in person on the third Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m. in one of the second floor meeting rooms at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus hospital. Parents are welcome to bring infants to the meetings.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606
Aug 26 2022 - 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Gain knowledge of tools available and how to prepare for discomforts in labor and delivery. In this offering, presenters provide information on relaxation and medication options.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606
Sep 06 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

In this class, you will learn how to diaper, bathe, swaddle, and use calming techniques to soothe your baby. This class includes what to expect at the health center and what to expect with a newborn the first few weeks after they are born. Discover techniques that will help you build a stronger bond with your baby. Learn about the golden hour, skin-to-skin, infant massage, baby wearing, and developmental play activities to do together.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th Street
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606
Sep 08 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn breastfeeding basics to get feedings off to a great start. Learn how to overcome common problems and more about breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby.

Fee: $0.00

Location

Virtual
Sep 17 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am

This course teaches choking and rescue breathing techniques for infants, children and adults. Our instructors are trained and certified through the American Heart Association. Participants will take the friends and family course for infants, children, and adults. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
Meeting Room 1
1700 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Sep 20 2022 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Gain confidence in your role as a dad before bringing your baby home. Practice hands-on baby care skills in this “just for expectant fathers” class, taught by a veteran dad. Pizza and soda are provided!

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
2nd Floor Classroom
1700 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Sep 25 2022 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Gain knowledge of tools available and how to prepare for discomforts in labor and delivery. In this offering, presenters provide information on relaxation and medication options.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
Meeting Room 1
1700 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Oct 06 2022 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn breastfeeding basics to get feedings off to a great start. Learn how to overcome common problems and more about breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606
Oct 07 2022 - 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Gain knowledge of tools available and how to prepare for discomforts in labor and delivery. In this offering, presenters provide information on relaxation and medication options.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
Meeting Room 1
1700 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Oct 08 2022 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Prepare your child(ren) for the changes a new baby brings. Parents and children will view a DVD and tour the New Life Center. Children will also create a special birthday welcome for their newborn sibling. A snack will be served. This class is for children ages two years and up. Please register each child in the family for the class.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606
Oct 18 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

In this class, you will learn how to diaper, bathe, swaddle, and use calming techniques to soothe your baby. This class includes what to expect at the health center and what to expect with a newborn the first few weeks after they are born. Discover techniques that will help you build a stronger bond with your baby. Learn about the golden hour, skin-to-skin, infant massage, baby wearing, and developmental play activities to do together.

Fee: $0.00

Location

Virtual
Oct 27 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Implement safety measure in your home to keep your baby safe. Receive the latest information about SUID (Sudden Unexpected Infant Death) prevention and car seat safety, as well as baby-proofing tips. Learn what to keep in the medicine cabinet, when to call the doctor, and how to take your baby’s temperature. This class also includes information about what, when, and how to feed your baby the first year.

Fee: $0.00

Location

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606