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3/19/20: We are temporarily cancelling all Perinatal Education classes and Family Birth Center tours currently through the month of April. This decision is in line with precautions advised by the Centers for Disease Control to limit possible transmission of COVID 19 and to keep our campuses safe for our patients and staff. Mayo Clinic has taken a lot of precautions, and it is safe for patients to attend their Mayo Clinic appointments. We are reaching out to individuals currently registered for April offerings. Our apologies for this temporary inconvenience. Please call 507-266-7473 with any questions. Please note: We are still accepting registrations for the month of May and beyond.

Baby Care Basics

Get ready for life with your newborn baby!  Learn to recognize your baby's needs and amazing abilities and explore ways of caring for and comforting your infant.  A mix of hands-on practice, video and demonstrations will increase your confidence in being ready for your new role as a parent. 

PLEASE NOTE:
These topics are briefly covered in our Childbirth Preparation: 4-week prenatal series and Childbirth Preparation: Weekend prenatal series as care for your baby in the hospital. This separate one night class is for those seeking more information and practice on care for your baby once you are at home.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Caring for your newborn once home
  • Strategies to calm and comfort your baby
  • Bathing, diapering and dressing
  • Keeping your baby safe - including car seat basics, sleep, and other safety concerns
  • Recognizing feeding cues and your baby's communication patterns
  • Taking a temperature and knowing when your baby is sick 

All registered participants will receive a confirmation email within one hour after registering (be sure to check your e-mail junk folder if you don't see the e-mail in your inbox). Please contact us immediately (phone: 507/266-7473 or email: perinataleducation@mayo.edu) if you do not receive an email.


Additional information

Time: 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. / 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
Length: One class, 2 hours
Fee: $ 15.00

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Day Date Fee Vacancies Map
Monday May 4, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 1 View
Wednesday May 20, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 2 View
Wednesday June 3, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 5 View
Tuesday June 23, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 2 View
Thursday July 9, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 7 View
Tuesday July 21, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 8 View
Thursday August 6, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 10 View
Saturday August 22, 2020
(10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 7 View
Tuesday September 8, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 10 View
Wednesday September 30, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 10 View
Tuesday October 13, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 10 View
Thursday October 29, 2020
(7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.)
$ 15.00 10 View