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Educational programming is open to women and men during a pregnancy and thru the first year of life of their child. Choose your topics and schedule at your convenience. You will meet with peer consultants who can answer questions, assist in providing information about community resources available for your needs, and share in the journey of your pregnancy. Start the program anytime during your pregnancy or during your child's first year of life. Financial support of this program is provided by the local members of our community—there is never any cost to you!

Lesson Topics You Can Choose

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  • First, Second & Third Trimesters
  • Prenatal Care & Nutrition
  • Exercise, Discomforts & Hazards
  • Understanding Emotions
  • Your Unborn Baby's Secret World

Understanding Labor & Delivery

  • Signs of Labor
  • Comfort Measures & Medications
  • Pushing phase & Delivery
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Postpartum Care

Caring for Your Newborn

  • Breastfeeding
  • Understanding Your Baby's Cryjonas-kakaroto-458513_800px
  • Soothing Your Infant
  • Infant Development & Bonding
  • Infant Safety & CPR
  • Infant Care & Hygiene
  • Infant Massage
  • Immunizations
  • Baby Sign Language

Caring for Your Growing Child

  • Toddler Safety
  • Emotion Coaching & Child Discipline
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  • Learning through Play
  • Pediatric Accidents & Illnesses
  • Food for Growth

Caring for Yourself

  • Postpartum Depression
  • Parenting Challenges and NFP
  • Teen Mom or Single Parenting
  • Quit smoking

...and more!

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As you work your way through the program lessons, you will earn PRC Baby Bucks that you can spend in our well-stocked Baby Boutique. Boutique items include maternity & infant clothing, diapers, wipes, soaps, blankets, toys, breastfeeding supplies and many other items. Cribs, strollers, and other large items vary with availability.

Distance Learning

This program is designed for those who cannot make it to the PRC for regular lessons. Program materials are provided to you after an initial visit at the PRC. You will receive weekly phone calls with a consultant to go over any questions you might have from the lessons. Make sure to stop by the Baby Boutique at the PRC whenever you are able and spend the Baby Bucks that you will earn!

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Fathers matter. Research shows that a child who has an active father figure in his or her life has higher levels of self-esteem, higher educational achievement, better cognitive development, and better social interactions. Meet father-to-father to talk about real issues and get real solutions that help you be the best father you can be.

Some of our Clients' Comments

"The staff is very warm, welcoming, and took great care. Thank you !"

"Thank you so much for helping us. It is a whole lot of new info which will be really important to make our lives easier."

"Keep doing the good work you do. We really appreciate you all."

"Happy I came as always."