Becoming a parent for the first time is exciting and scary at the same time. Not sure what you need or how to prepare for having a child? Check out a list of resources that will assist in navigating programs and resources to get you as ready as you can be!
Disclaimer: The University of Washington Tacoma does not recommend or endorse any provider or service. These are only to serve as additional resources for those seeking providers and related services.
|Washington Hospital Healthcare System||Classes: Childbirth and Parenting, New Parents, Breastfeeding, CPR, Big Brother/Big Sister|
|Virginia Mason Franciscan Health||Classes: Family Education Childbirth and Parenting|
|MultiCare||Classes: Childbirth Series, Online Classes, Breastfeeding, Infant CPR, Labor Coping Skills, Boot Camp for Dads, Mom & Baby Support Groups|
|WA Department of Labor & Industries||Information: Workplace Rights, Leave & Benefits, Pregnancy & Parental Leave|
|Parent Trust for WA Children||Information: Advice, Readings, Programs|
|KidsHealth||Information: Help after Birth, Handling a Newborn, Bonding and Soothing Techniques, Diapering, and more.|
|Child Development Institute||Information: Parenting, Expert Articles, Blog, Programs, Resources|
|U.S. Department of Education||Information: Early Child Education, Special Education, Pay for College, Reading Resources, Help Your Child Learn|
|PBS Parents||Information: Child Development, Education, Parenting, Programs, Activities|