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Our mission is to nurture, support and empower all new parents with compassionate service, quality information and outstanding products. We serve as a breastfeeding resource center that educates, guides and encourages parents as they learn to care for their baby. We also provide a caring and warm environment where new parents can bond with each other and their babies as they share experiences. We value our relationship with our clients and believe that supporting all new parents is a good investment in each other, in our community and in the future of our children and families.

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Rosie Pope's MomPrep

Beginning in January, you can take three of our famous courses at Rosie Pope's MomPrep located at the Rosie Pope Maternity store on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica!

Everyone enrolled in these classes will receive special discounts at Rosie Pope Maternity and at The Pump Station & Nurtury. To register call The Pump Station in Santa Monica at (310) 998.1981.

Early registration is suggested since class size is limited. Call Today!

Rosie Pope Maternity
1528 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90403
rosiepope.com


CLASSES

Introduction to Breastfeeding

INSTRUCTOR:
Elizabeth Olsheim, MSED, LE
Jesse Zilberstein, MPA, IBCLC

AGES:
Soon-to-be-Moms, couples are encouraged to attend!

DATES & TIMES
TBA: Please call The Pump Station in Santa Monica at (310) 998.1981 for next session

CLASS DESCRIPTION:
Producing breast milk is natural, yet the art of latching the baby onto the breast is learned. This class is taught by Certified Lactation Consultants and provides clear, accurate breastfeeding information for the "soon-to-be" new mother.

We cover breastfeeding expectations, strategies for success and how to avoid complications. Topics include breastfeeding techniques, various nursing positions and comfort holds, maternal diet considerations, nipple care, leaking, tips for Dad feedings, and the advantages of human milk over supplementation. Discussion includes the various breast pumps for purchase or rental. We answer all your questions, including the all-important one: "How do I know my baby is getting enough?"

This is an interactive, 3-hour class and couples are encouraged to attend.

HOW TO ENROLL:
Please call The Pump Station in Santa Monica at (310) 998.1981




The Happiest Baby on the Block Baby Care Class

INSTRUCTOR:
Elizabeth Olsheim, MSED, LE
Jesse Zilberstein, MPA, IBCLC

Elizabeth Olsheim received a Masters in Education from Pepperdine University and has 10 years of experience working with children and their parents as a public school educator. She recently completed her Lactation Educator Certification from UCLA and joined the lactation team at The Pump Station where she has supported many breastfeeding moms. The proud mother of two young boys, Elizabeth understands the challenges that parents face as their families' expand. She is dedicated to helping mothers successfully breastfeed while meeting their families' changing needs.

Jesse Zilberstein is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and certified Happiest Baby on the Block educator. She received her degree in Human Development from Cornell University and went on to gain her Masters in Public Administration from USC. Jesse works at all three Pump Station locations, though can mostly be found in our Westlake store. She provides individual consultations to new parents and also teaches many of our prenatal Breastfeeding and Baby Care classes. As a mother of three young children, Jesse brings not only her passion for breastfeeding but also her empathy for the challenges of early parenthood to all of her interactions with new mothers and fathers. Prior to becoming a lactation consultant, Jesse worked for years with young families as an educator and community organizer. She is the mother to three boys, ages 6, 4 and 1, all of whom she has breastfed with joy.

AGES:
Soon-to-be-Moms, couples are encouraged to attend!


DATES & TIMES
2 Classes per session
Mar. 13th  &  20th6:30-9pm
May 1st  &  8th6:30-9pm
June 19th  &  26th6:30-9pm

CLASS DESCRIPTION:
Since few babies come with instructions, this two-part class covers everything new parents need to know when bringing their baby home. In this series we cover bathing, diapering, cord and circumcision care, bottle feeding, safety tips, baby gear and equipment, infant car seats, and new parent survival tips. We will also give details regarding infant sleep states and sleeping behaviors of the newborn. Significant time is spent on mastering Harvey Karp's "Happiest Baby on the Block" soothing techniques. By learning these five S's parents will understand the most effective ways to comfort and sooth their baby, minimizing crying and maximizing everyone's sleep. The class includes the Happiest Baby on the Block "Super-Soother" Sounds CD.

HOW TO ENROLL:
Please call The Pump Station in Santa Monica at (310) 998.1981




Pediatric CPR & Home Safety

INSTRUCTOR:
Richard Pass, RN, BS

Richard is an RN with over 30 years of experience in Emergency and critical care nursing. He is currently on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and is a part-time instructor of nursing at California State University, Northridge. Richard has been a basic and advanced life support instructor with the Heart Association for more than 20 years.

AGES:
Parents, adult family members & care giver

CLASS DESCRIPTION:
Join the best Pediatric CPR course in the city! Richard and his staff use the most current American Heart Association guidelines in a simple and straight forward way. In addition, they cover airway obstruction removal, home safety and response to many common household emergencies. The course is a one-time, 3 hour program offered in separate English and Spanish classes. They cannot accommodate infants or children in the course.

Class dates and times are available at www.savealittlelife.com

HOW TO ENROLL:
Please register at www.savealittlelife.com

MORE INFORMATION:
Contact Save a Little Life
Phone: 818.344.1442
Email: passr@earthlink.net
Website: www.savealittlelife.com

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