New Parent Support Program
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is a professional team of registered nurses and social workers who provide supportive and caring services to military families with children from birth through five years of age.
WHAT IF WE’RE NOT NEW PARENTS?
WHAT IF THIS ISN’T OUR FIRST BABY?
Baby Basics is a fast – paced class that provides information on labor & delivery, postpartum, breast-feeding and safety for babies from pregnancy to 12 months. The class emphasizes the father’s involvement and includes interactive demonstrations of basic infant care, such as bathing, diapering and soothing a crying baby. This class is provided to expectant parents (both couples & singles) and combines Mommy’s Basic Training and Daddy’s Baby Boot Camp. Participants must register prior to attending class.
NURTURING PARENT CLASS:
The Nurturing Parenting class is an evidence-based and family-focused program for parents' that is recognized internationally for enhancing self-worth, empathy, discipline and empowerment. It embraces the importance of raising children with respect, compassion, and integrity, always keeping the well-being of children as the primary goal of parenting. Some of the general topics discussed are: parenting strengths & assessments, learning activities to promote parent/child bonding, developing coping & stress management strategies, learning how to empower children to problem solve, attachment, empathy, child nutrition and self-awareness.