Parent Education Classes & Webinars

Upcoming Class Offerings

Introduction to Solids:
Monday - September 19th      6:30-8pm      In-person at Beautiful Birth Choices 
Monday - November 21st      6:30-8pm      In-person at Beautiful Birth Choices 
Introduction to Solids

Learn how to introduce solids to your baby and lay the foundation for life-long healthy eating habits. This class will provide an outline of the various approaches to introducing solids, important skills needed for feeding as well as related developmental milestones, and theories on managing mealtimes in the first two years of life and beyond. In this 90-minute class, you will learn how to create positive mealtimes, support the development of oral motor coordination, sensory processing and self-feeding skills, and manage some of the common challenges during this transition.  This class is appropriate for expectant parents and parents of infants who will soon start or already have begun the transition to solids. 

Interested in the webinar version? View the class when it is convenient for you! Webinar includes four modules ranging from 9-16 minutes each and parent handouts.

Managing Mealtimes with Picky Eaters Webinar

Feeding challenges, including “picky eating”, are extremely stressful for parents, caregivers, and children. Learn how to reset the mealtime dynamic in order to support positive changes in your child’s eating habits and bring enjoyment back to the table. View this webinar at your own pace and learn effective strategies you can immediately implement into your mealtime routines to help your child learn to feel comfortable trying new foods. Created in collaboration with the Feeding Therapists at the Step by Step Pediatric Therapy Center.

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Introduction to Solids eBook
Learn how to introduce solids to your baby and lay the foundation for life-long healthy eating habits from the comfort of your own home. This ebook will provide an outline of the various approaches to introducing solids, important skills needed for feeding as well as related developmental milestones, and theories on managing mealtimes in the first two years of life and beyond. You will learn how to create positive mealtimes, support the development of oral motor coordination, sensory processing and self-feeding skills, and manage some of the common challenges during this transition.