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Welcome to New Family Needs Academy

Your Path to Confidently Grow from Pregnant to Parent

Below are the classes I offer to help prepare you for this amazing transition to

becoming parents (or grandparents) for the first time (or again!). 

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Prenatal Childbirth Masterclass

$369

Starts May 15th

  • Four weekly sessions.

  • Learn all things labor prep, how to know you're in labor, when to go to the hospital, comfort measures, navigating the hospital and your birth, and on and on!  

  • This offering is unique:

    • It's not only a Masterclass but also a New Parent Group where you'll build your village with other expecting parents in the same stage of life. Learn together

  • Offered In Person: Needham (virtual if necessary) 

  • 4 Wednesday evenings:
    • May 15, 22, 29, June 5 from 6:15-9pm. 
  • Opportunity to meet and get to know other expecting parents, build a support community and make new friends.

  • Includes all supporting materials.

  • Special Combo Rates:

    • ​Combine with a Newborn Masterclass for 15% off both.

    • Ultimate Parent Group Masterclass Package

      • 15% off all three - 2 Masterclasses + Postpartum Parent Group

  • ​5 family maximum. 

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Prenatal Newborn Masterclass

$369

Summer Session starts June 12

  • Four weekly sessions.

  • Learn all things postpartum prep, what it's really like, newborn care, the first few days, feeding, sleep, what's normal, newborn development etc.  

  • This offering is unique:

    • It's not only a Masterclass but also a New Parent Group where you'll build your village with other expecting parents in the same stage of life. Learn together

  • Offered In Person: Needham (virtual when necessary) 

  • 4 Evenings per session
    • Wednesdays June 12, 19, 26, July 10 from 6:15-9pm
  • Opportunity to meet and get to know other expecting parents, build a support community and make new friends.

  • Includes all supporting materials.

  • Special Combo Rates:

    • ​Combine with a Childbirth Masterclass for 15% off both.

    • Ultimate Parent Group Masterclass Package

      • 15% off all three - 2 Masterclasses + Postpartum Parent Group

  • ​​​5 family maximum. 

One-on-One Education 
 

Birth, Newborn or Breastfeeding Programs - $299

Special Dual-Program Pricing - $508

  • Personalized education tailored to you! Different from traditional group birth/newborn classes - these are focused, private meetings designed to support you 100%! 

  • Virtual or In-Person (where possible).

  • Prenatal meetings between about 30-36 weeks of pregnancy

  • 2 two-hour prenatal meetings focusing on labor and birth preparation and/or 2 two-hour prenatal meetings focusing on postpartum preparation (home prep, healing, newborn care, feeding, sleep, etc.)

  • Sign up for just Birth or just Postpartum for $299 each

  • $508 for both Birth and Newborn (15% savings if you book the full package)

  • For those interested in prenatal breastfeeding education, I also offer a One-on-One Breastfeeding Education Package for $299

  • *Special Discounted Rate for my New Parent Group* (where applicable)

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Ultimate Parent Group

Masterclass Package 

$795

  • Learn all about pregnancy, labor, postpartum and newborns while building a parent support and friend community at the same time.

  • We'll cover ALL the topics starting with pregnancy and going all the way through postpartum​.

  • Enjoy a deep discount for all three offerings by bundling together.

  • In-person Needham, MA, (Virtual when necessary)

  • ​Prenatal classes held weekday evenings.

    • 3 hours across 8 evenings (4 for childbirth, 4 for postpartum). 

  • Postpartum parent groups held weekday mornings or afternoons.

    • 2 hours across 7 sessions (once per week)​

    • Choose the series that best fits your baby's birthday

  • All supporting educational materials included.

  • Exclusive text or What's App group for each series

  • Plus snacks, always snacks. 

  • Combo package is $795, a 15% savings ($140).  

Grandparent-to-be

Newborn Refresher

Next Class Fall 2024

  • Are you about to become a grandparent, or have you recently welcomed a new grandchild into your life? Grandparenting is a unique and rewarding experience, but it can also come with its own set of questions and challenges, especially in today's world of modern parenting practices.

  • This class is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills you need to be the best support system for your children and grandchildren during this exciting journey, especially in the first few months after baby arrives. We will cover topics like understanding modern parenting, communication and boundaries, ways to support your children as they become parents, newborn care, emotional support, current feeding and sleeping practices, your roles and more!

  • Offered In Person: Needham 

  • One Evening - Fall 2024 Date TBD​​

  • Includes all supporting materials.

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Additional Information

New Family Needs accepts and supports ALL families of ALL identities. Also, we understand that life is both fluid and complex, so if there are needs you have that are not specifically addressed above, such as wanting more hours or an odd schedule, let's talk. I'm more than happy to accommodate nuances when possible, and I'll always do my best to understand your situation and help in whatever ways my capacity allows.

Is this your first baby? Experiencing information overload? Not sure where to get accurate, helpful info?

Don't google it, Doula it. 

Grab your "11 Postpartum Realities that No One Talks About" Freebie here.

I've got your new family needs covered.

Serving families in greater Boston, MA, USA

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