Becoming a parent for the first time can be exciting but also overwhelming.
If you’re expecting your first child, you may be wondering how you’re going to afford clothing, diapers and all of the other baby supplies you’ll need.
Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers is here to help. We provide new moms like you with the opportunity to earn free diapers, free baby clothes and other baby items by completing parenting and childbirth classes, which are also offered free of charge.
It’s a great way to get the supplies and the parenting skills you’ll need to care for your baby!
What Baby Items Are Available?
Mosaic PHC provides a gift basket of free baby items for all new moms who complete our 4-part First Steps program.
When you finish the program, you’ll go home with all of the following baby supplies:
Baby bath soap
Baby wash cloths
In addition, Mosaic PHC will refer you to local social services agencies who can provide additional material support after your baby is born.
In some cases, we may be able to provide the following items or refer you to an agency who can offer:
- Car seats
- Pack n Play
- Rock n Play
- High chairs
What’s Included in Parenting and Childbirth Classes?
Weekly First Steps class meetings are two hours long and led by registered nurses and trained volunteers.
Through teaching, instruction, visual aids and demonstrations, you’ll learn how to prepare for the birth of your baby, and parenting skills to help you care for your child.
- Class 1
- Fetal development
- Pregnancy nutrition
- Pregnancy anatomy and body changes
- Exercises during pregnancy
- How to time contractions
- Signs of labor
- Class 2
- What to expect postpartum
- Class 3
- Breast feeding
- Pediatrician referrals
- How to calm your baby
- Questions to ask your baby’s doctor
- Class 4
- Baby safety
- Shaken baby syndrome
- Car seat and crib recommendations
- Infant CPR
- Parenting resources and support
Are you looking for free resources to prepare you for the birth of your baby?
Contact us at Mosaic PHC! We look forward to helping you welcome your child with the skills and resources he or she needs for a great start in life!