Breastfeeding, Baby Care & Safety


Take these Welcoming Baby Childbirth Preparation classes during pregnancy so you'll know what to expect – and how to plan – for life with baby. There's even a class for grandparents!

We recommend that you register early in your pregnancy, as classes fill quickly.

You may register for your classes online with the links below. If you have any questions, or prefer to register by phone, please call the EvergreenHealthline at 425.899.3000, Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


BREASTFEEDING BASICS AND BEYOND
You will learn about breastfeeding your baby as recommended by all of the world's health organizations.

Topics include the benefits of breastfeeding, breast anatomy, feeding cues, establishing a good latch, nursing positions, ways for partners to support and be involved in breastfeeding, breast pumping and breast milk storage, breastfeeding tips and available breastfeeding supplies and resources.

Class instructor is a Trained Lactation Educator.

We recommend that all first-time parents take this in-depth class to augment the breastfeeding information they will get in their Delivery Day classes and the Day About Baby class. 

While class is designed for expectant parents, we also welcome parents with newborns.

Fee: $40/couple.

Available dates and online registration


PUMPING CLASS
This class focuses on breast milk pumping and  breast milk storage for mothers who are returning to work, or trying to build a breast milk supply.

The class includes information on breast pumps, breastfeeding tips and techniques as well as useful breastfeeding supplies. There is also a Q&A period.

We recommend you take this class during your third trimester or after your baby is born. Partners and babies in arms are welcome to attend. 

Class instructor is a Trained Lactation Educator

Fee: $30/couple 

Available dates and online registration


BREASTFEEDING YOUR OLDER BABY
This class provides support and education for moms who are continuing to breastfeed beyond the first six months.

Included is best practice information as suggested by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization.

It's a lively discussion about the cumulative health benefits of continued breastfeeding for both mom and baby, cultural pressures, developmental challenges, weaning and more.

The class is facilitated by a trained lactation educator. 

Fee: $20 

Available dates and online registration


DAY ABOUT BABY
A fun, interactive and informative day where couples will get hands-on learning about diapering, bathing, soothing, infant carriers, an introduction to breastfeeding and more. 

Fee: $100/couple.

Available dates and online registration


CAR SEAT SAFETY
In this baby safety class, you will learn best practice recommendations to help your child travel safely, how to choose the best car seat for your baby and family, and how to correctly install the car seat.

If you have already purchased a car seat, bring it with you, but it’s not necessary to purchase one before attending. Our instructors will provide you with information about features to look for when purchasing a car seat.  

Fee: $20 per person

Available dates and online registration


CAR SEAT CHECKUP
You have a car seat, but is it being used properly? 

Certified child passenger safety technicians will walk you through how to use your car seat, teach you how to install it correctly in your vehicle, and show you how to properly buckle your child. 

Bring your car seat, the instruction manual and vehicle owner’s manual to your check-up appointment.  

Fee: Free (donations suggested)

Call the EvergreenHealth Healthline at 425.899.3000 for available dates.


INFANT AND CHILD CPR
Learn CPR for your baby's safety.

Participants receive a CPR Card valid for two years. Does not include First Aid. Must be over 12 years of age to take class.

Fee: $45; $15 discount if also enrolled in Babysitting Basics

Available dates and online registration


INFANT SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION: JUST FOR PARENTS
New or expectant parents learn everything they need to know about baby safety at home or at play.

Topics include basic child development, safe sleep recommendations, car seat basics, medication safety, baby-proofing and home safety.

This class does not include Infant CPR/First Aid instruction.

Fee: $20/person 

Available dates and online registration (register each participant)


INFANT SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION: JUST FOR GRANDPARENTS
New or expectant grandparents learn everything they need to know about baby safety at home or at play.

When it comes to child safety, a lot has changed; let us help you brush up on the basics of baby care and teach you some new tricks based on the latest best-practice recommendations.

Topics include basic child development, safe sleep recommendations, car seat basics, medication safety, baby-proofing and home safety, and supporting the new parents.

This class does not include CPR/First Aid Instruction. 

Fee:  $20/person

Available dates and online registration (register each participant)


Class Locations

Our community health classes and events are held on the EvergreenHealth Kirkland campus as well as other locations in our region.  

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