Kangaroo Care & Babywearing Basics is held at the Mt. Nittany Medical Center Ground Floor Conference Room 1 (this is also where the hospital expectant parents class is held). The address is 1800 E. Park Ave. in State College, PA 16801
Class is from 6-7 pm with time afterwards for trying on carriers
Rachel will explain how kangaroo care/skin to skin therapy and babywearing help baby to cry less, learn independent sleep, and build a strong immune system; and how KC & BWing help you feel calmer, happier, and strongly bonded to your baby. She will teach you how to use KC garments and carriers safely and for ultimate comfort for both you and baby. You will learn the pros & cons and how to put on a wide variety of KC garments and baby carriers. At the end of the class, you can try on your favorite styles with a weighted baby doll or your own baby.
See more about the medical benefits here: https://mommyindemand.com/pages/kangaroo-care-babywearing-benefits
Instructor, Rachel Gaston-Pifer has been wearing her own babies since 2010, a Babywearing Consultant with the Center for Babywearing Studies since 2015, a Kangaroo Caregiver with the U.S. Institute for Kangaroo Care since 2016, and a Rebozo Instructor with Gena Kirby since 2016. Besides teaching classes locally and online, Rachel has presented on many different babywearing topics at MommyCon and the International Babywearing Conferences.