BabyAttuned Mom and Baby Groups
Enjoy camaraderie with other moms and
Learn and practice infant massage during each class
Encourage secure attachment through
sensitive and joyful
play interactions with songs and rhymes
Learn pediatric anticipatory guidance on current
developmental, health, and safety issues
Receive support and information as concerns and questions arise
Complete a record of your baby's developmental progress
90-minute sessions flexibly divided into review
of each mother's questions, and discussion of developmental topics:
sleep and soothing methods,
differences in parenting,
infant temperament and differing styles of handling the
"easy" versus "passionate" baby,
baby signing and gestural communication development, developmental
play for different ages,
research on the importance of father,
book-reading with babies at different ages,
mindful awareness meditation
moments for mom,
what's new in the news about babies and parenting,
Discussions are balanced
with songs and interactive play, when most of the babies are in an alert state. Come join the fun!
"I enjoyed your class immensely, and I loved that you brought a wealth of knowledge about child development
with you." K.G., June 2006
"Wonderful opportunity to discuss infant development while playing and singing
with your baby! My little guy loved watching, smiling and laughing with the other babies and their moms! I would definitely
recommend this class...you'll treasure the time spent with your growing baby!" Jacqueline P Apr. 16, 2008
"Eileen is a highly experienced and extremely warm person with loads of knowledge about infant development and
parenting. She is just lovely. I highly recommend her!" -- Sara F Apr. 01, 2008
Expectant Enrollees for
Mom or Dad/Baby groups may wish to attend Prenatal Class
Prenatal Class for Couples or Individuals:
"Observing and Understanding My Newborn's Behavior, and Planning Strategies for Good Sleep Habits and Soothing Crying"
A prenatal class for expecting parents/grandparents based on Dr. T. Berry Brazelton's Prenatal Touchpoint:
anticipating the new relationship, reading and reacting to my baby's behavioral cues, preparing for becoming a family.
Parents will gain strategies for gently handling baby's sleep and crying.
decisions about circumcision, feeding, pets, siblings, pacifiers, bottle versus breast, supporting father's involvement, etcetera.
Video demonstrating newborn behaviors and optimal interactions will be shown.
To register: email