What to Expect in the First Week and More…


In the months leading up to the arrival of your baby, it’s easy to become immersed in educating yourself about the actual birth. However, many parents are caught off guard by the realities of the postpartum weeks and can find themselves feeling confused, exhausted, and overwhelmed. This class is led by Erica, a postpartum doula and mother of four who will discuss the following topics:


  • What to expect the first week
  • Taking care of you
  • Decoding “baby speak”
  • Typical first month challenges
  • Calming & soothing your newborn
  • Partner needs & expectations
  • When to seek lactation assistance

Location: Bethesda North Hospital and Mercy Anderson Hospital

Cost: *$25/couple or FREE to couples currently registered in a Hypnobirthing class through one of these hospitals

Questions: 513-683-6990

Download the Fact Sheet


Bethesda North Class Information:

  • 2-hour class
  • Wednesday evenings on the 2nd floor in the Goetz room
  • Class begins at 6:45 p.m. and is offered five times a year
Register Here

Mercy Anderson Class Information:

  • 2-hour class
  • More details to come…
Register Here


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