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Preparing for the Postpartum,
Infant Care &
Infant CPR and First Aid  

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Ease the transition into parenting by learning what to expect and how to prepare for the first few months of being new parents. This interactive and fun class brings together evidence and experience to provide a well rounded and complete education for parents-to-be. The four part workshop begins with a discussion around body changes, postpartum healing and tips on alleviating the physical changes of the first month postpartum. After this, we engage in a conversation around postpartum mood, relationships and support systems.  The next part highlights a hands-on training focused on infant CPR and first aid. The day ends with tips and tricks for caring for your newborn, including soothing your baby, reading infant cues, normal newborn appearance, danger signs to look out for, diapering and much more. The day flies by. You will leave this workshop feeling more prepared, confident and ready to start your parenting journey. 

How to take the class: 

This class is offered in person as a 1 day workshop.
 

Class Length: 

In Person Class: 7 hours (with 1 hour lunch break) 

Price: $333  (Price includes 2 people, so bring yourself and whoever is staying up with you at night)

 

Topics Covered : 

  • Postpartum Recovery: Healing, essential supplies and danger signs to look out for

  • Relationships: Whoever is on your team, learn to strengthen your partnerships for life after baby

  • Postpartum Mood: Normal transitions, coping and when to reach out for help

  • Support Systems: How to create a plan now to support you in the upcoming months

  • Infant CPR and First Aid: Life saving tools taught by an expert instructor

  • Newborns Look Weird: What is normal and what is not

  • Infant Cues and Normal Behavior: How to get to know your baby and what is normal

  • Newborn Care: Diapers, swaddles, nail cutting and more

  • Practical Advice: Tips from parents that helped them get through their first few months

Instructors
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Serena Saeed-Winn, Mom, CNM, WHNP, RN, CBS 

Serena is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Women's Health Nurse  Practitioner, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist and a mother of 3 (including twins).  Born and raised in the Bay Area she has served families in San Francisco for over 15 years.  She has attended births as a midwife in many settings, including birth centers, homes and hospitals.  Serena is the mother of 3 amazing girls, including her lively twins.  She is dedicated to serving parents throughout their lifetime and seeks to empower families through knowledge, support and encouraging parents to trust in themselves

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Chris Schlesinger

Chris is an instructor for the American Heart Association and American Red Cross and has taught several thousand people CPR, BLS, AED, Standard First Aid and Pediatric First Aid.  He is a former EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and worked in home healthcare. He worked as a comedic actor for many years and he brings a fun, interactive style to teaching.  He also includes as much hands-on instruction as possible to ensure that you understand the material you are learning. His goal for every class is simple — "that my students leave feeling confident they will be able to use the skills we practiced in a real medical emergency". 

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Yasmin Abuhijab , Mom, LVN

Yasmin has been a Licensed Vocational Nurse since 2017, with experience in pediatrics, women’s health and home health. She is currently on track to graduate with her BSN in Nursing in 2022. Yasmin’s goal is to utilize her degree and personal experience as a mother of two daughters, to fill the void in postpartum care by taking the journey with parents, hand-in-hand, providing the attention and care that the postpartum deserves. 

POSTPARTUM WORKSHOP
PRIVATE GROUP CLASSES

Private Classes 

Schedule a workshop alone or with a group of friends.  We can come to your place or host your group in one of our San Francisco locations.  Group classes can be tailored to focus on the specific needs of your group.  This is a great way to learn together and create deeper connections with other parents in your village. 

Details

Topics: Postpartum Preparation, Infant Care, Infant CPR, First Aid and Infant feeding.  You can tailor your class to highlight the information that you want to focus on. 

To Sign Up: Contact Us or email serena@thekazproject.com

Cost:

- Private: $430/ dyad*

- Private Group: $ 333/ dyad (minimum 2 dyads) 

 

 *Dyad= pregnant person and support person 

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Nursing Newborn

Infant Feeding 

Feeding your infant will take up the majority of your time and energy, regardless of how you choose to feed them. This class will offer tips and tricks to get you off to a good start.

How to take the class: 

This class is offered virtually over ZOOM. 

Class Length: 

3 hours 

Price: $111  (Price includes 2 people, so bring yourself and whoever is staying up with you at night.)

 

Topics Covered : 

  • Breast/Chest Feeding 

    • Physiology of milk production and delivery  ​

    • Trouble shooting (sore nipples, Pain with nursing, infections, low milk supply)

    • Feeding positions to try out 

    • Supplies and resources you will want to have before to start  

  • Bottle Feeding 

    • Bottle and nipple types ​

    • Cleaning supplies 

    • Techniques for feeding 

  • Pumping

  • Milk storage 

  • How to make sure your baby is getting the right amount of food 

INFANT FEEDING

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