Our Earn While You Learn classes cover a variety of topics. From prenatal education to parenting skills, Earn While You Learn is designed to progress with you through your pregnancy.
Did you know that you begin to bond with your baby before it is even born?
Ever wondered how your baby is developing during different stages of your pregnancy?
Do you have any questions or concerns about the labor and delivery process?
Have you ever had basic training in infant CPR?
What about parenting? Do you feel equipped with skills to handle a strong-willed child?
If any of these questions resonated with you, please check out our Earn While You Learn classes! Having a baby, whether it's your first or your seventh, is a life-changing experience. Our hope is to equip and empower you during your pregnancy so that you have a full set of newly-sharpened skills in your 'parenting toolbox.'
In addition to the skills you'll learn, you can also earn points each class to redeem for items your baby will need. Our clients can earn points toward a new car seat, diapers, baby wipes, baby clothes, bottles, pacifiers, baby shampoo, and baby lotion. All of these items are new and free to our clients who redeem their Earn While You Learn points!
Having a baby is a life-changing experience. Our classes can help equip you and prepare you for this new season. We want to help take the uncertainty and stress out of this pregnancy, and to come alongside you and support you every step of the way! In future posts, we'll continue to explore different class topics and some of the introductory information in our curriculum. Stay tuned!
Nutrition is one of the biggest factors for overall personal health. During pregnancy, a nutrient-rich diet helps encourage healthy baby development. Your baby only gets the nutrients that you consume, so good nutrition is more important than ever during your pregnancy. Consider the questions below...
WHAT NUTRIENTS DO I NEED?
Different stages of your baby's development will be fueled by different nutrients. Understanding which foods contain specific nutrients can help you make choices about what to eat throughout your pregnancy.
WHAT FOODS SHOULD I AVOID?
Certain foods can trigger symptoms such as morning sickness or nausea. Other foods can put you and your baby at risk for diseases or negatively affect development during pregnancy. Knowing what foods to avoid is crucial for you and your baby.
WHY ORGANIC IS IMPORTANT
Fruits and vegetables are a great source of the nutrients your body needs to help your baby develop during your pregnancy. But the source of the fruits and vegetables can be equally as important as the foods themselves. Pesticides, hormones, and additives during growth can have effects on you and your baby.
WHY HYDRATION IS KEY
Adequate hydration is a key component of a healthy diet. Without enough water, your body struggles to process all of the good nutrients you're trying to feed it. The average adult needs between 2-4 liters of water each day. Now that you're drinking water for two, your water intake should increase and change as your baby grows.
Want more information? Come learn more about healthy nutrition in one of our Earn While You Learn classes, and talk with one of our instructors about how you can use nutrition as a key part of your baby's development!
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