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FREEDMAN CENTER-Understanding and Supporting Infant Sleep Workshop October 2017

Oct 17, 2017 06:30pm -
Oct 17, 2017 08:30pm

Event Description

Classes and Workshops for New Parents; Understanding and Supporting Infant Sleep

Understanding and Supporting Infant Sleep Workshop

Teresa Stewart, MS, MPH, instructor

During this session, participants will gain an understanding of how biology, environment and an infant’s stage of development can impact sleep. Discussion will include: setting realistic sleep expectations for infants ages 4-15 months old; creating positive sleep associations and introducing a bedtime routine; establishing a nap schedule; how and when to wean off night-feedings; ways to encourage longer stretches of sleep; and how to help an infant nap for other caregivers and in other locations. An overview of popular sleep strategies will be provided and plenty of time will be devoted to answering questions. This workshop will provide guidance and reassurance for parents who are wondering, “How can I help my baby sleep better?”

For: Parents and caregivers of infants ages 4-15 months old
Date: Tuesday Evening: October 17, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Program Location: Freedman Center at William James College, One Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459
Fee: $45 per person; $80 for dual registration

Group sizes are limited; pre-registration is required.
No CE Credits are awarded for this workshop.

Teresa Stewart, MS, MPH

Teresa holds a MS in Child Development from Wheelock College and a MPH in Maternal and Child Health from Boston University School of Public Health. She is an Infant-Toddler Sleep Consultant, trained as a childbirth educator, and is certified through the American Heart Association as a CPR Instructor. Teresa is also the Director of Parenting Education for the International Maternity and Parenting Institute.

Teresa is a member of SafeKids Boston, MassPinn (Massachusetts Prevents Injuries Now Network), and the Brigham and Women Hospital’s Partners for Empowering Young Parents Consortium. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Event Type:Community Program
Category:Community Programs
Early registration ends on Jun 19, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Jun 20, 2017 and ends on Oct 16, 2017.
Late registration starts on Oct 17, 2017.


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Dual Registration
Member Fee: $80.00$80.00$80.00
Non-Member Fee: $80.00$80.00$80.00
 Understanding and Supporting Infant Sleep Workshop - SIS15-5
Member Fee: $45.00$45.00$45.00
Non-Member Fee: $45.00$45.00$45.00

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