BRINGING BABY HOME
This parenting + relationship workshop will help you and your partner feel more love and less stress as you move through the early years of parenting.
Bringing a baby home is life changing and can have a huge impact on your relationship. In fact, the majority of couples report a signifiant dip in relationship satisfaction within one year after they welcome a baby. Yikes. No one wants that!
We believe that thriving relationships = thriving humans.
WHO THE CLASS IS FOR:
Families who want to cultivate intention, a deepening of friendship, and better problem solving skills. You are welcome to join if you are expecting a baby or parenting a child under 3, adoptive parents, LGBTQ families, and families of color.
WHEN: *all classes are virtual in 2020
Saturdays + Sundays 9-4 each day.
May 16 + 17
June 27 + 28
July 18 + 19
August 29 + 30
September 19 + 20
October 24 + 25
November 14 + 15
December 12 +13
40% off all classes using the coupon code
Price per couple. Includes home study workbook that will be mailed to you before the class.
Log in details about your specific class will be emailed to you the week of class. We use the Zoom platform and you can join from a phone, tablet, or computer. You have the option to join your audio or video.
Microsoft employee? Lucky you! Baby Home workshops are covered in full for Microsoft employees. You must call your EAP and let them know you are planning to attend.
Don’t let parenthood bog down your relationship down!
Curious to learn more about the experience of a Bringing Home Baby Workshops? Here are answers to some Frequently Asked Questions:
Bringing Baby Home is designed for parents who are pregnant or have kids under the age of 3. Really you can take it whenever the time feels right. Taking it while pregnant will help you lay a good foundation for your relationship while parenting from day one, but if you already have children it's never too late to nurture your relationship! If you are pregnant please consider taking this course together with our Birthing from Within childbirth classes - check out our sweet package deals!
If you already have a baby they can come with you to class if they are pre-crawling (usually before 6 months of age). Our family friendly classroom is filled with soft furnishings, yoga balls, pillows and lots of space for babies (and grown-ups if needed) to roll around on the floor.
Absolutely. The class is designed for parents of children under the age of 3. If your child is crawling or walking, you will need to arrange childcare during the workshops. If your baby is pre-crawling, they are welcome to join us.
The class fee is covered in full for Microsoft Employees! To our understanding the class is not covered by other insurance companies at this time.
Absolutely. Along with our blog, we share plenty of excellent online and print resources for you to choose from to enhance your parenting and relationship experience. To get you started, we have included a few favorite parenting resources here >
“I feel more prepared going into parenthood having completed this class.”
“I left feeling validated about the deep connection I already had with my partner and with concrete steps to deepen it for years to come.”
“Our class WAS magic! Both of us are so thankful for the experience and the new tools. We both believe our relationship and family dynamic with new baby will ultimately be better because of it.”
“As part of our anniversary Elisabeth and I review the year and we each do a ‘high-low-high’ from the past year. We both agreed that our weekend with you and the ‘Bringing Baby Home’ class was a true highlight of the year. It was probably the best thing we’ve done for our relationship since our pre-marital counseling.”
“We had such a sweet evening together after class, reflecting on what was helpful and sharing with each other. We’re so grateful!”
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OTHER PREGNANCY + BIRTH CLASSES
In this comprehensive workshop you and your partner will gain skills to have the best possible birth.
Offered in North + South Seattle.
Learn and practice the tools you need to give yourself the best chance of a smooth and easy labor.
Dive into your pregnancy and build coping skills for pregnancy and labor.