Nested LLC believes the health and safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is of utmost importance & is always our top priority. We are closely monitoring and will adhere to public health guidelines to maintain best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Nested is SUSPENDING ALL of our IN-PERSON classes: 3/15/2020 through 6/12/2020.  

Nested’s upcoming in-person classes may be cancelled should the class location’s building not be open due to federal, state and/or local government agencies’ guidelines and requirements and/or the buildings’ policies and plans.

Nested virtual online classes are NOW AVAILABLE! Please visit our Class Overview page for more information.

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.

Childbirth Education In-Person 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 taught at the Edlavitch DCJCC and The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington. The location varies by date and is indicated on the class calendar.

ONLINE Childbirth Education Class

Online video class that prepares you for your journey through labor, delivery, and the postpartum period!

Class details

This unique experience is taught by Nested’s Founder, Nidhi Reva MPH, PA-C, and includes access to a Nested-facilitated LIVE virtual video Q&A discussion session 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).

 

Newborn Care and Infant CPR In-Person 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 class is taught at the Edlavitch DCJCC and the RJHN Chevy Chase, MD office. The location varies by date and is indicated on the class calendar.

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.

Class details

This unique experience is taught by Nested’s Founder, Nidhi Reva MPH, PA-C, and includes access to a Nested-facilitated LIVE virtual video Q&A discussion session with other clients as well as the class Resource Guide. 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.

Infant CPR & Choking Prevention Refresher In-Person Class

During this one-hour in-person class, attendees will learn choking prevention tactics and infant CPR.

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 our in-person classes resume, 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.  

 

Breastfeeding Classes

Nested is pleased to partner with The Breastfeeding Center for Washington to offer a superior breastfeeding educational experience.

Class Details

The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington is a non-profit organization that’s mission is to empower women in their breastfeeding journey. 

These classes are taught by and held at The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington. Please note that if you click the button “Register” below, you will be taking to The Breastfeeding Center’s class schedule.

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.

When should I take these classes?

We recommend taking the Childbirth Education (CBE) class on the earlier side of your pregnancy (24-39 weeks); and, the 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.

Where are the in-person classes taught?
  • The Childbirth Education (CBE) in-person class is taught at the Edlavitch DCJCC, The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington and The Lane Social Club. The location varies by date and is indicated on the class calendar.
  • The Newborn Care and Infant CPR (NB/CPR) in-person class is taught at the Edlavitch DCJCC and the RJHN Chevy Chase, MD office. The location varies by date and is indicated on the class calendar.
  • NOTE: All Breastfeeding classes are coordinated, taught by and held at The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington. 
When are the LIVE Q&A sessions for ONLINE viewers?

The LIVE Q&A discussion sessions are only available to those who purchase access to the online classes. There will be at least one the LIVE virtual Q&A discussion for each class every month and will be held either on a weekend afternoon or weeknight evening. Dates, times and links to access the LIVE Q&As will be provided to you once you have purchased access to the online class(es).

How is Nested addressing COVID-19 health and 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. We are closely monitoring and will adhere to public health guidelines to maintain best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. When Nested LLC resumes its Nestedbaby.com in-person classes, new protocols will be implemented to help ensure the health and safety of our clients, instructors and team members. 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. NOTE: ractice 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.