Welcoming a baby is an exciting time for families.
These classes are designed to help strengthen relationships, improve communication and help the whole family prepare for this life change together.
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.
BRINGING BABY HOME - RELATIONSHIP SKILLS FOR COUPLES
Bringing Baby Home is a nationally-recognized program developed by Dr. John Gottman based on 30+ years of marriage and family research.
This workshop prepares couples for life with baby and helps them be the best parenting team possible.
In a relaxed and supportive environment, expectant and new parents learn skills to strengthen their relationship, foster baby’s development, and reduce the incidence or severity of postpartum mood disorders.
Fee: $160/couple; fee includes certified take-home materials.
Four-week evening series: Available dates and online registration
Expectant and new fathers are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to build a strong, nurturing parent/child relationship from the first moments of their baby’s life.
New fathers learn to anticipate their baby’s five basic needs through hands-on instruction and practice. Taught by a parent educator.
SIBLING CLASS FOR THE 3-5 YEAR OLD
NOTE: this is not being offered during COVID-19.
Children will learn about what to expect when the new baby comes home.
Parents attend with their children. Includes a tour of the Family Maternity Center.
Fee: $15/per child
This class is available for private instruction.
Our community health classes and events are held on the EvergreenHealth Kirkland campus as well as other locations in our region.
See class dates and times for specific locations.