Parenting ClassesIn Portland, Oregon

We offer in-person parenting classes including Newborn Care and Breastfeeding classes at the Birth First Education Center in the heart of SE Portland. Check out our class descriptions below!

Parenting Classes, Portland Oregon
Parenting Classes, Portland Oregon

Newborn Care 101: The First Month

In-Person Parenting Class In Portland

This 3 hour parenting class is taught by an experienced postpartum doula and explains how to care for your newborn baby including diapering, swaddling, soothing, infant bathing, baby wearing, and much more! While there is no official handbook on babies, this parenting class is the cliff notes version – with hands-on practice! Taught by Bridgetown Baby Postpartum Doulas.

*Price includes two people.
*Masks are optional at this in-person class.
*Space is limited to 8 couples.   

Teacher: Krystle Gard

Location: 2024 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202

Fee: $130 for 2 people

Breastfeeding & Bottle Feeding Basics

In-Person Parenting Class In Portland

This 3 hour parenting class will prepare you and your partner to feed your baby with confidence! An experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will cover the basics to get you and your baby off to a great start, including: the biology of making milk, learning your baby’s feeding cues, positions and techniques for feeding at breast/chest and by bottle, introduction to breast pumps, when to get professional support, and all the most frequently asked questions we hear from new parents.

*Price includes two people.
*Masks are optional this in-person class.
*Space is limited to 8 couples.  

Teacher: Melissa Curry, Bridgetown Baby IBCLC

Location: 2024 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202

Fee: $110 for 2 people

Parenting Circle For New Parents

Parenting Class In Portland

Birth First’s in-person parenting circle is currently on hold, but our wonderful colleagues at Bridgetown Baby offer a virtual Nurturing Circle For Growing Families that takes place every Tuesday morning from 10:30am – 12pm. This circle is a gathering place for parents and young children (newborn – toddler) and pregnant people are also welcome to attend. Join via Zoom to connect with other parents and get support from Bridgetown Baby’s postpartum doulas and lactation consultants. 

*Free for all families who are interested

Teacher: Brita Johnson, Bridgetown Baby IBCLC

Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89955084644

Fee: Free

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