This class provides an overview of female anatomy, hormones, health and common questions relating to conceiving. Nested teachers will review issues related to diet, approved medications, high risk medical conditions, exercise and environmental factors affecting fertility. We will also review common infertility issues and the next steps to optimize conception. This is a perfect class for those who want to learn in a casual environment where questions are encouraged during this important step in parenthood.
This class is aimed at educating clients of Reiter Hill Johnson and Nevin on what they can expect at Sibley Memorial Hospital. The class will cover the process of labor and delivery, options for pain management, what interventions may occur and an overview of inductions, vaginal births and c-sections. In addition to information about Sibley, Nested aims to provide expecting parents with an adjunct education to Reiter Hill Johnson and Nevin in regards to signs of labor, stages of labor and resources for parents to learn about their pregnancy, delivery and postpartum concerns. This is a one-time 3 hours class that is focused on healthy mom, baby and a new family.
Newborn Care and Infant CPR
Learn the ins and outs of newborn sleep, feeding, swaddling and diapering. This class summarizes common newborn issues including sleep patterns, rashes, feeding problems, signs of illness and much much more. This is an interactive class where parents will be able to learn how to carry, burp, soothe, swaddle and bathe newborns by practicing on life-like dolls. Parents will be able to learn infant CPR and choking rescue tactics and be able to practice and demonstrate using specialized CPR dolls. You will be prepared for virtually any newborn care situation at hand! This is a 3.5 hour course.
A class designed for you to reach your breastfeeding goals. Review breast anatomy and techniques such as latch and positioning. Discuss milk supply, pumping and milk storage. We will also review the essential supplies for nursing and pumping. This class is taught by IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) educators who have years of experience in breastfeeding and maternal support. This is a one-time 2 hour class, however our teachers are affiliated with Metropolitan Breastfeeding in Bethesda, MD, for continued follow-up as needed.
Keeping Calm with a Growing Family. Nest Steps is a two and a half hour class for expectant, new or experienced parents. Infants are welcome. This is a dynamic, interactive class designed for couples to build confidence and optimize physical and mental health. Couples will come away with resources to help them through major adjustments during and after pregnancy. With coping strategies, parents will learn how to gracefully transition throughout pregnancy and the first year of their infant’s life. By becoming empowered to learn steps in the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety, couples will leave the class feeling stronger and more balanced. Going back to work was never easier with tips on preparation, setting boundaries, and how to achieve work/life balance. Parents will feel prepared to set boundaries and communicate effectively with their family and friends. For the experienced parent, the class will provide advice on how to successfully transition older siblings. Couples will ultimately feel more connected to each other and feel supported by other parents who share in the journey. Ultimately, parents will have a toolkit designed to nurture physical and emotional health of the entire family. Please note that there is now a fee associated with this class. Since Nested LLC understands that this a special class that is helpful for all families we are offering it at a reduced cost $60 (for 2 people). If clients are unable to pay the reduced fee for this class please message us through the “contact us” portal to waive the fee.
Private educational sessions
Nested LLC offers private classes for all of our classes in the comfort of your own home. Please contact us with your group size, whether it’s parents, grandparents and nannies and we will find the right teacher and schedule a convenient time.
Special Discount if you sign up for all three classes: Childbirth Education, Newborn Care and Infant CPR and Breastfeeding please enter the code below to receive a $40 discount.
(Use coupon code nested3 when checking out)
If you would like to take our class and you and your family have a financial hardship and are unable to pay the class fee please contact us. We may be able to help.
Waitlist protocol- If you are interested in taking a class that is currently full please send us a message through “Contact us” with your preferred class and date.
Prices are per class. A class includes up to 2 people.
Add Rescheduling/Cancelling class policy-If you need to reschedule a class to another open class date there is a $25 rescheduling fee. If you need to cancel a class and it is 7 days before the class you will get a refund the amount minus $25 fee. If it is less than 7 days and you need to cancel than 50% of class will be refunded unless we can find another client to fill your spot. If we are able to fill your spot then we refund you the amount minus $25 fee. Please message us through the contact us with any changes.
For Flexible Spending Account documentation please refer to your class receipt. You will also gain access to a Certification of Completion after you attend your class.