Bringing home a newborn is an exciting but nerve-wracking time. In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains how expecting parents should take classes.
Bringing home a newborn baby is an exciting but nerve-wracking time. In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains how expectant parents should seek out parenting classes to ease their minds.
In these classes you will learn things like how and when to feed a baby, steps to changing a diaper and the best ways to soothe a crying baby. If you can’t make it to a class, seek out a parenting book or take some online parenting classes so you’ll feel comfortable taking care of the newest member of your family.
Preeti Parikh, MD serves as the Chief Medical Officer of HealthiNation. She is a board-certified pediatrician practicing at Westside Pediatrics, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson. She holds degrees from Columbia University and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has completed post-graduate training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Birthing, breastfeeding and parenting classes. Washington, DC: US Department of Health, 2010. (Updated on June 6, 2018 at http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/getting-ready/birthing-parenting-class.html).