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Welcome Baby Sibling Class with NJMOM

Hello my friends! How was your Sunday? I hope you had a blessed, wonderful day with your family! Today I had the opportunity to attend a maternity class at the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, New Jersey. The class is called Welcome Baby Sibling and through this class, small children 3 years and older are introduced to the exciting role of being an older brother or sister that helps them feel involved. We started by meeting Laura Pantusco, a certified child life specialist. She was very nice and made the kids feel comfortable learning about babies and about welcoming them into the new “older brother” world. We followed her along the maternity hall for a tour where moms stay after the delivery. We were able to chat with some nurses and the kids got to see inside the room where moms stay for recovery with their babies. After that we went to a parent education room where Laura had a few props prepared to offer an educational class for the little kids. She started by …