Nested offers group in-person classes, online video classes & private virtual LIVE sessions. Please visit our Class Overview page to Register!

Nested is excited to announce it’s new LIVE interactive 2-hour online Nested Breastfeeding Preparation classes starting in October 2020 to prepare you for your breastfeeding journey and help you successfully reach your lactation goals! REGISTER TODAY!

Nested LLC believes the health & safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is of utmost importance & is always our top priority and follow Nested’s COVID-19 protocols for in-person classes. We closely monitor & will adhere to public health guidelines to maintain best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Nested’s in-person classes may be cancelled and/or changed to a NEW location or date should the scheduled class location’s building not be open due to federal, state and/or local government agencies’ guidelines & requirements and/or the buildings’ policies & plans.

Overview of Nested’s Classes

Nested is thrilled to provide our educational classes both in-person AND online through professionally-produced, HIPAA-compliant videos! For those of you who choose to take our online video class(es), you will receive access to Nested-facilitated LIVE virtual Q&A discussions with other clients as well as the class Resource Guide.

  • The in-person classes & the LIVE interteractive breastfeeding classes sell out fast, so be sure to register EARLY in your pregnancy!
  • The online video classes are available 24/7 from the comfort of your home AND viewers can start/stop and review it as many times as preferred during your 1-month membership, which can be extended for a discounted rate once the month ends.
  • Registration for ALL Nested classes (in-person and online) is for up to 2 people – yourself AND your partner, a grandparent or a friend. 

In-Person Childbirth Education Class

In-person class that prepares you for your journey through labor, delivery, and the postpartum period!

Class details
  • Review common third trimester issues and what to expect at your 36-week visit
  • Learn about the signs of labor and when to call your obstetrician
  • The clinical educators will walk you through each stage of labor and what can help alleviate and relax the mom
  • See what the hospital process will look like and what to expect from your healthcare team
  • Discuss options for pain management and potential interventions during the labor process
  • Let our clinical instructors walk you through the “typical” childbirth scenario but also prepare for the unexpected, including inductions, assisted vaginal births and c-sections.
  • Experienced labor doulas demonstrate specialized comfort techniques to help with labor pain

At Nested we know the importance of optimizing the physical and mental health of both parents during pregnancy and the postpartum period. With coping strategies, empowerment, education on diet and exercise and community resources, parents will leave feeling prepared for the doctor’s office, the delivery room and the trip back home.

We recommend taking this class on the earlier side of your pregnancy (24-39 weeks).

This in-person class is currently taught at the Reiter, Hill + Johnson (RHJ) medical office located in Chevy Chase, MD. 

ONLINE
Childbirth Education Class

Online video class that prepares you for your journey through labor, delivery, and the postpartum period! This video class is available 24/7 from the comfort of your home AND viewers can start/stop and review it as many times as preferred during your 1-month membership, which can be extended for a discounted rate once the month ends.

Class details

This unique experience is taught by Nested’s Founder, Nidhi Reva MPH, PA-C, and includes access for one month to the course video, Nested-facilitated LIVE virtual video Q&A group discussion sessions with other clients as well as the class Resource Guide. This can all be done in the comfort of your home.

The CBE online video class provides the viewer to:

  • Review common third trimester issues and what to expect at your 36-week visit
  • Learn about the signs of labor, when to call your obstetrician, and what happens at each stage of labor
  • See what the hospital process will look like and what to expect from your healthcare team
  • Review options for pain management and potential interventions during the labor process
  • Provide you with an overview of a “typical” childbirth scenario, as well as inductions, assisted vaginal births and c-sections
  • View an experienced labor doula demonstrate specialized comfort techniques to help with labor pain

At Nested we know the importance of optimizing the physical and mental health of both parents during pregnancy and the postpartum period. With coping strategies, empowerment, education on diet and exercise and community resources, parents will leave feeling prepared for the doctor’s office, the delivery room and the trip back home.

We recommend viewing this online video class on the earlier side of your pregnancy (24-39 weeks).

 

In-Person Newborn Care and Infant CPR Class

In-person class that prepares you for the moment your baby is born through the first few anxiety-provoking months. 

Class details

We take you on a journey from the day of discharge through your newborn’s first few months at home.

Our emphasis is setting your family up for a smooth transition, promoting a healthy baby, parents and supporting community.

  • Review normal newborn appearance and hospital discharge logistics
  • Learn signs of newborn illness and when to call your pediatrician
  • Our clinical instructors will demonstrate swaddling, soothing techniques, bathing and changing diapers
  • Parents will learn choking prevention tactics and infant CPR and demonstrate how to resuscitate a specialized CPR non responsive dolls
  • Clients will have access to physical therapy videos to address proper ergonomics to prevent musculoskeletal  injury new parents face
  • This class also incorporates the new challenges of a growing family in terms of boundaries with work and family

Ultimately, clients will be armed with a toolkit to strengthen the physical and emotional health of the entire family. This is a perfect class for biological, adoptive or foster parents, friends, caregivers, nannies and grandparents.

We recommend taking this class later in the pregnancy, after 30 weeks – mainly because we review what happens after the baby is delivered and through the first year. We find taking it closer to the due date helps keep this info “fresher” and top of mind.

This in-person class is currently taught at the Reiter, Hill + Johnson (RHJ) medical office located in Chevy Chase, MD. 

ONLINE
Newborn Care and Infant CPR Class


Online video class that prepares you for the moment your baby is born through the first few anxiety-provoking months. This video class is available 24/7 from the comfort of your home AND viewers can start/stop and review it as many times as preferred during your 1-month membership, which can be extended for a discounted rate once the month ends.

Class details

This unique experience is taught by Nested’s Founder, Nidhi Reva MPH, PA-C, and includes access for one month to the course video, Nested-facilitated LIVE virtual video Q&A group discussion sessions with other clients as well as the class Resource Guide. This can all be done in the comfort of your home. We take you on a journey from the day of discharge through your newborn’s first few months at home. Our emphasis is setting your family up for a smooth transition, promoting a healthy baby, parents and supporting community. This can all be done in the comfort of your home. 

The NB/CPR online video class provides the viewer to:

  • Learn about “normal” newborn appearance, hospital discharge logistics, signs of newborn illness, and when to call your pediatrician
  • View demonstrations of swaddling, soothing techniques, bathing and changing diapers
  • Learn choking prevention tactics and infant CPR and demonstrate how to resuscitate a specialized CPR non responsive dolls
  • View physical therapy videos to address proper ergonomics to prevent musculoskeletal injuries that new parents tend to experience
  • Incorporate techniques and strategies to address new challenges of a growing family in terms of boundaries with work and family

Ultimately, clients will be armed with a toolkit to strengthen the physical and emotional health of the entire family. This is a perfect class for biological, adoptive or foster parents, friends, caregivers, nannies and grandparents.

We recommend viewing this online video class later in the pregnancy, after 30 weeks – mainly because we review what happens after the baby is delivered and through the first year. We find taking it closer to the due date helps keep this info “fresher” and top of mind.

In-Person Infant CPR & Choking Prevention Refresher Class

During this one-hour in-person class, attendees will learn choking prevention tactics and infant CPR. NOTE: These refresher classes will be available once it is deemed safe to conduct this hands-on instruction class based on government agencies guidelines and protocols and class locations’ buildings re-open.

Class Details

Nested’s instructor(s) will demonstrate how to resuscitate on specialized CPR non-responsive dolls & choking prevention strategies, and attendees will be able to practice techniques on the dolls.

These refresher classes will be available once it is deemed safe to conduct this hands-on instruction class based on government agencies guidelines and protocols and class locations’ buildings re-open. Should you choose to purchase access to this class now, you will receive an email as soon as they are available so you can register for a preferred date based on availability.

Please note that Nested is not currently offering certification for infant CPR, only instruction and practice.  

 

Interactive LIVE ONLINE Breastfeeding Preparation Class

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Nested is excited to announce it’s new LIVE interactive 2-hour online Nested Breastfeeding Preparation classes starting in October 2020 to prepare you for your breastfeeding journey and help you successfully reach your lactation goals!

Class Details

This unique experience is taught as an interactive 2-hour LIVE online class that you can take in the comfort of your home. Nested instructor, Katie Blanchette, NP and Lactation Consultant, will teach AND answer your questions during this class, which also includes access to the course Resource Guide. The class will be held via GoToMeeting and the link for it will be shared with you 2-3 days prior to the class.

The Nested Breastfeeding Preparation class will cover:

  • Review the benefits of breastfeeding and how to prepare before delivery
  • Learn about the breast and milk anatomy 
  • Learn about the mechanics of breastfeeding, latch and positioning
  • Recognize good feeding and patterns of how to increase milk supply
  • Learn about safe handling, storage and warming guidelines of pumped milk
  • Understand what to expect in the early days of nursing and how your partner can help
  • Common breastfeeding issues and how to know if you have a breast infection 
  • Discuss the process of introducing formula, pumping, and tips on going back to work

We recommend taking this class after 30 week so this information remains top of mind.  Classes sell out fast, so it’s important to register earlier in your pregnancy. 

Private Classes

Nested offers private classes for all of our classes (both in-person AND individual one-hour LIVE Q&A virtual discussions for those who choose our online courses) in the comfort of your own home.

Class Details

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. Please note that we do NOT offer private sessions at the same time or day as when our classes are being held. As stated on our Private Classes page, “As of March 15, 2020, Nested is NOT currently offering IN-PERSON classes due to maintain best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Once it is deemed “safe” to resume private sessions, we will update this page.”

However, we are offering VIRTUAL PRIVATE sessions! Nested’s private virtual sessions encompass the virtual online class along with a one-hour private video session with Nested’s founder, Nidhi Reva.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please visit the Nested’s Course Policies and FAQs page for more information.

When should I take these classes?

The In-person classes and the LIVE interactive BF classes sell out fast, so it’s important to register earlier in your pregnancy! The online video classes are available 24/7 from the comfort of your home.  We recommend taking the Nested classes as following:

  • Breastfeeding Preparation (BF) class after 30 week so this information remains top of mind.
  • Childbirth Education (CBE) class on the earlier side of your pregnancy (24-39 weeks)
  • Newborn Care and Infant CPR (NB/CPR) class later in your pregnancy (after 30 weeks) – mainly because we review what happens after the baby is delivered and through the first year. We find taking it closer to the due date helps keep this info “fresher” / top of mind.

NOTE: Registration for ALL Nested classes (in-person and online) is for up to 2 people – yourself AND your partner, a grandparent or a friend. 

Where are the in-person classes taught?
  • All of Nested’s June – December 2020 Childbirth Education (CBE) & Newborn Care and Infant CPR (NB/CPR) in-person classes are being held at the Reiter, Hil + Johnson  (RHJ) medical office located in Chevy Chase, MD.
  • Additional dates and locations (e.g., EDJCC, The Lane Social Club, etc.) maybe be added based on availability.
  • It is anticipated that Nested’s 2021 class schedule will be posted by mid/late fall of 2020.
When are the LIVE Q&A sessions for the virtual ONLINE class viewers?

The LIVE Q&A discussion sessions are ONLY available to those who purchase access to the virtual online CBE & NB/CPR classes. There will be at least one LIVE virtual Q&A discussion for each class every month and will be held either on a weekend afternoon and/or weeknight evening. Dates, times and links to access the LIVE Q&As are accessible after you have purchased access to the online class(es) and may be found on the online class page when you log-in to My Online Access.

How is Nested addressing COVID-19 health & safety issues for its clients & team members?

Nested LLC believes the health of our clients, instructors, and members of our administrative and operations team is of utmost importance. When Nested LLC resumed its Nestedbaby.com in-person classes, new COVID-19 protocols for class were implemented to help ensure the health and safety of our clients, instructors and team members. We are closely monitoring and will adhere to public health guidelines to maintain best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please note that infant CPR demonstrations and practice portion of the NB/CPR class may not be conducted during your scheduled class due to health & safety reasons. Should this be the case, then you will be provided with a COMPLIMENTARY coupon code to register for a one-hour infant CPR & choking prevention refresher class once it is deemed safe to conduct this hands-on instruction class. NOTE: Practice dolls, swaddling blankets and other materials used in class before & after each class as well as only uses single-use face shield/lung bags. As of June 2020, Nested LLC has updated its Terms of Service and Conditions to include new health and safety COVID-19 protocols for all in-person classes. All clients must acknowledge these Terms of Service and Conditions prior to purchasing their in-person class registration.