Parents/Baby

A Baby Safety Class for New and Expectant Parents and Caregivers

Now there is class specifically focused on keeping your baby safe! This four-hour class is offered through approved ThinkFirst chapters: hospitals interested in providing ThinkFirst For Your Baby should submit a Chapter Application, and upon approval, complete ThinkFirst Chapter Training and ThinkFirst For Your Baby Training. Contact us at thinkfirst@thinkfirst.org for instructor training dates. 
 
ThinkFirst For Your Baby is a community education class that includes four modules and related handouts and resources. Whether attendees are new or expectant parents, grandparents or other caregivers, babies will benefit from everyone learning or reviewing information on keeping babies and families safe! To see if this program is offered in your community, contact the chapter nearest you, listed in our ThinkFirst Chapter Directory.
 
Program content includes:
  • Infant Safety
    • Developmental Needs
    • Safe Sleep
    • Safe Feeding
    • Positive Parenting
  • Car Seat Use
    • One-hour Segment by Certified Technician/Instructor
  • Family Safety
    • Shaken Baby
    • Calming a Crying Infant
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Family Safe Practices
  • Home Safety
    • Creating a Safe Environment
    • Resources for First Aid and CPR classes in your area

Note: This class does not include basic first aide or CPR. Parents are advised to check local resources for these classes as well.