Maternity, Prenatal, Postpartum

Classes & BootCamps

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Understanding Your Pregnancy

 

Understanding Your Pregnancy Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

IMPROVE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES WITH PRENATAL HEALTH EDUCATION

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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Presenting the latest recommendations, Injoy’s Understanding Pregnancy curriculum teaches the importance of good prenatal care, healthy nutrition choices, and avoiding hazards. Through 3D animation that brings fetal development to life, moms connect with their baby and are motivated to take care of themselves throughout pregnancy.

InJoy’s Understanding Pregnancy curriculum provides current, consistent, and research-based prenatal health information to expecting parents.

Now families have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools for their pregnancy journey—when and how they choose! The Understanding Pregnancy web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer.

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 80 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails. Parent's Toolbox, including a due date calculator, trimester checklists, and prenatal appointment tracker and more.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

 

  • Fetal development: Overview of trimesters, changes to mom and baby in each trimester, 3D animation of fetal development.

  • Medical care: Choosing a provider, routine appointments, ultrasounds, first trimester screening, glucose tolerance test, Group B strep test.

 

  • Nutrition: Extra calories, weight gain, healthy cooking and eating habits, USDA’s “MyPlate,” foods to limit or avoid, iron and folic acid, dental hygiene, prenatal vitamins, cravings, beverages, breastfeeding preparation.

 

  • Exercise: Guidelines, safe and unsafe activities, exercise warning signs, Kegel exercises, exercise tips by trimester.

 

  • Discomforts: Nausea, constipation, heartburn, faintness, round ligament pain, backache, swelling, insomnia, leg cramps, Braxton-Hicks contractions, general pregnancy warning signs, preterm labor signs.

 

  • Hazards: Alcohol, smoking, illegal drugs, certain medications, X-rays, hot tubs/saunas/tanning beds, tattoos, environmental hazards.

  • Emotions: Common pregnancy stressors, stress-relief tips, support, body image, relationship tips, dads, domestic abuse.

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Understanding Your Birth

Understanding Your Birth Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

SETTING THE STANDARD IN CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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InJoy’s Understanding Birth curriculum provides comprehensive childbirth education that prepares expectant parents to have healthier and more satisfying birth experiences.

Engaging video, life-like 3D animation, and personal birth stories give parents the knowledge and confidence they need to make informed decisions about their labor and delivery.

Now families have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools for to guide them through childbirth—when and how they choose! The Understanding Birth web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer.

 

Web app includes 18 months access to approx. 150 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails. Web app offers. Parent's Toolbox, including a contraction timer, birth plan, and hospital bag checklist and more.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Pregnancy: Fetal development, anatomy, discomforts, nutrition, warning signs, preterm labor, hazards, emotions, strength and stretching exercises, and more.

 

  • Labor: Pain theories, 4 P’s of labor, pre labor signs, onset of labor, stages of labor, and the importance of skin-to-skin contact.

 

  • Birth Stories: How the stages of labor unfold in real life, natural coping techniques, medicated pain relief, and partner support.

 

  • Comfort Techniques: Labor support, breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor & pushing positions, back labor, and partner advice.

 

  • Medical Procedures: Birth plans, decision-making, induction, fetal monitoring, IVs, pain medication, augmentation, second-stage interventions, and nonmedical alternatives.

 

  • Cesarean Birth: Reasons for a cesarean, risks, anesthesia, 3D animation of surgery, recovery, reducing the risk for cesarean birth, breastfeeding, family-centered birth tips.

 

  • Newborns: Newborn hospital procedures, skin-to-skin contact, first feeding, newborn appearance, senses, behaviors, SIDS, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome).

 

  • Postpartum: Involution, lochia, perineum care, rooming-in, baby blues, postpartum depression, healthy habits, breastfeeding, hunger signs, feeding frequency, effective latch, and getting support.

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Understanding Your Newborn

Understanding Your Newborn Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

IMPROVE NEWBORN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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Understanding your newborn (by Injoy) curriculum provides comprehensive, evidence-based education about baby care in the first six weeks & beyond, helping deliver consistent information at every touchpoint.

 

Featuring modern, high-quality footage of newborns & real-life stories from first-time parents & delivers the latest guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 

Now families can access comprehensive, trusted information and tools that help them care for their newborns--however and whenever they choose to! The Understanding Your Newborn web app includes helpful videos, practical tools, such as a breastfeeding and diaper log, and other features that today’s families expect. 

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 100 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails.

Parent's Toolbox, including a contraction timer, birth plan, and hospital bag checklist.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

 

  • Newborn traits: Skin-to-skin contact, newborn procedures, newborn appearance, reflexes, newborn senses, play & development.

 

  • Newborn behaviors: States of alertness and how to interact, newborn sleep, room-sharing, gagging and choking, and breathing patterns.

 

  • Crying and comforting: Why babies cry, infant crying patterns, comfort techniques, coping with crying, Abusive Head Trauma, postpartum emotions (baby blues and PPD).

 

  • Feeding: Breastfeeding basics, latching on, when to feed, hunger cues, burping, how to tell if baby is getting enough milk.

 

  • Diapering: How-to, diaper rash, diaper options, diaper bag checklist, stool and urine patterns.

 

  • Bathing, nail care, and dressing: Sponge bathing, tub bathing, water safety, nail care, dressing.

 

  • Newborn health: Cord care, circumcision/penis care, signs of illness, well-baby visits, jaundice, vaccines, hand washing and visitors, taking temperature, when to call the healthcare provider.

 

  • Newborn safety: Car seats, heat stroke and hot car safety, SIDS, safe baby gear, pet safety, siblings, outdoor safety, childcare, infant CPR.

 

  • Additional resources: When to Call Your Baby’s Healthcare Provider, Car Seat Installation, Baby’s Daily Breastfeeding Log, How to Perform Infant CPR, Infant Choking First Aid, Baby Supplies Checklist.

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Understanding Mother & Baby Care (Postpartum Care)

Understanding Postpartum Mother & Baby Care Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

SIMPLIFY AND STANDARDIZE POSTPARTUM EDUCATION

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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Covering the first few weeks postpartum, InJoy’s Understanding Mother & Baby Care curriculum makes it easy for you to teach new parents as they transition from hospital to home.

Research-based content and how-to videos concisely present postpartum recovery care for moms, baby care basics, and warning signs, in a way that’s engaging and effective.

Now families have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools to help them care for themselves and their babies in the early weeks—when and how they choose! The Understanding Mother & Baby Care web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer. 

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 120 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails.

Parent's Toolbox, including a feeding/diaper log, milestone tracker, and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Mother care and warning signs: lochia, afterpains, perineal healing tips, constipation, hemorrhoids, getting rest, cesarean recovery, signs of infection.

 

  • Baby blues and postpartum mood disorders: Tips for simplifying life during the first few weeks, signs of PPD, partner’s emotions, getting support.

 

  • Breastfeeding basics: Skin-to-skin contact, hunger signs, feeding guidelines, positioning and latch, engorgement, signs of mastitis, sore nipples, avoiding artificial nipples, signs of poor feeding.

 

  • Formula feeding: Formula preparation, feeding guidelines, feeding position, propped bottle warning (Formula Feeding chapter is not included in version created for Baby-Friendly® hospitals.).

 

  • Baby care and warning signs: Umbilical cord and circumcision care, diapering, stools, jaundice, dehydration, signs of illness, bathing tips, playing with baby.

 

  • Crying: Responding to cries, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), SIDS, car seats, other safety tips.

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Understanding Your Breastfeeding

Understanding Breastfeeding Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

INCREASE INITIATION AND DURATION RATES

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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Following International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) recommendations and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines, InJoy’s all-new, research-based Understanding Breastfeeding curriculum helps improve a mother’s chances for breastfeeding success.

Through step-by-step instructions and 3D animation, moms learn how to achieve a deep latch, which breastfeeding holds and positions are best for them, and how to maintain healthy milk production.

Now families have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools for their breastfeeding journey—when and how they choose! The Understanding Breastfeeding web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer.

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 100 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails. Parent's Toolbox, including a feeding/diaper log, and baby comfort techniques.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • How breastfeeding works: 3D breast anatomy and milk production animation, colostrum, breastmilk qualities, why breastfeeding is important, AAP exclusivity recommendations.

 

  • Getting the best start: Sharing breastfeeding plans with hospital staff, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, lactation consultants, pacifier recommendations.

 

  • Latching on: Reclined and upright positions, 3D animation comparing deep and shallow latches.

 

  • Breastfeeding positions: Laid-back, cross-cradle, football, side-lying, cradle hold.

  • When to feed your baby: Hunger and satiation cues, feeding patterns and guidelines, how to feed a sleepy baby, cluster feedings.

 

  • Getting enough milk: Signs of milk transfer, growth spurts, feeding and diaper log, stool and urine guidelines, weight gain, getting help.

 

  • Breast care: Normal breast fullness, hand expression and pumping, engorgement, nipple tenderness, mastitis and other warning signs.

 

  • Breastfeeding lifestyle: Partner support and involvement, feeding in public, self-care, substances to avoid, support groups, returning to work.

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Understanding 5 Class Bundle

(Prenatal thru Postpartum)

Understanding 5 Class Bundle Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

(Prenatal thru Postpartum)

INCREASE INITIATION AND DURATION RATES

Cost: $90.00

(reg. $125.00)

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Best Value

This Bundle includes the following Classes:

  1. Understanding Pregnancy  (Value $35)

  2. Understanding Birth  (Value $35)

  3. Understanding Your Newborn  (Value $35)

  4. Understanding Mother & Baby Care (Postpartum Care)  (Value $35)

  5. Understanding Breastfeeding  (Value $35)

(Total Value $175)

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BootCamp for New & Expecting Dads

Basic Training for New/Expecting Dads

BootCamp for New & Expecting Dads/Basic Training for New & Expecting Dads

(title of class when infants are present)  /    (title of class when infants are not present)

CURRENTLY HELD QUARTERLY VIA  LIVE ZOOM CALL

Cost: $35.00

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BootCamp/Basic Training for New & Expecting Dads is a men-only workshop for guys expecting their first baby.

 

During the 3-hour workshop, dads-to-be learn about what the first months of fatherhood are really like and what to expect from your postpartum mom.

 

Some times we have new dads (with their babies) available as well! New Dads with infants talk with Dads-to-Be  (sometimes infants get sick and cannot make class) 

Get answers to questions, address concerns, and learn how families are tackling common issues faced by new parents.

Let's talk about how to:

  • Support new mom and understand what she's going through

  • Form a parenting team with your partner

  • Handle gate-keeping and make sure you're hands-on from day one

  • Troubleshoot crying babies

  • Become the dad you want to be and bond with baby

  • Build your relationship before baby arrives

​Dads-to-be learn what to expect as they become fathers from the real experts: New Dads and their babies. Guys talk about supporting moms and their new babies in this workshop.

 

This class is so wonderful for dads-to-be as it really attempts to prepare dad for what like is going to look like once you bring baby home. It offers him practical advice and a dad only support system that just can't be found elsewhere.

 

The class is coached by, Mark Dirig, who is a Postpartum Daddy Douala! Who better to coach then a Douala, who has been a Father, Step-Father, and now a Pop-Pop too! He is so excited to help in anyway possible.

This class includes book Crash Course for Dads to Be.

The class is based on the Boot Camp for New Dad program. For more info about these programs check out:

https://www.bootcampfornewmoms.com/

https://www.bootcampfornewdads.org/

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BootCamp for New & Expecting Moms

Basic Training for New/Expecting Moms

BootCamp for New & Expecting Moms/Basic Training for New & Expecting Moms

(title of class when infants are present)  /    (title of class when infants are not present)

CURRENTLY HELD QUARTERLY VIA  LIVE ZOOM CALL

Cost: $35.00

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BootCamp/Basic Training for New & Expecting Moms is a mom-only workshop for moms expecting their first baby.

During training New Moms gain real-world insight, advice, and experiences about navigating the first months of parenthood.
 

During the 3-hour workshop, moms-to-be learn about what the first months of motherhood are really like and what to expect from your partner. Sometime new mamas (and their babies) join us and are available for questions too. New Moms with infants talk with Moms-to-Be  (sometimes infants get sick and cannot make class).

Get answers to questions, address concerns, and learn how families are tackling common issues faced by new parents.

You'll hear how different women and families handle the challenges that almost all new parents face:

 

  • Work/life balance, handling family and friends

  • Going back to work or staying home and childcare

  • Parenting as a team

  • Breastfeeding, or not, and what that looks like in the real world

  • Changes new moms face (physical, hormonal, mental, etc.) and how that impacts everything

  • New dad's different trajectory and how he bonds with baby

  • Reinforcing your relationship before, and reconnecting after, baby arrives

Basic Training for New Moms is the perfect program for moms-to-be; offering a no guilt, no judgment place for expectant and new moms to hear a variety of experiences about how to raise baby.

 

New moms share their experiences to show you there's no one "right" way. Plus learn what dad-to-be is going through, how to bring out the best in him and how to handle becoming a mom.

 

Get real-world-based tips, advice, insight, help, and stories to help moms-to-be and new moms navigate first-time motherhood. Find what works for your family.

 

This class is so wonderful for moms to-be as it really attempts to prepare moms for what like is going to look like once you bring baby home. It offers her practical advice and a mom only support system.

 

Class includes the book Crash Course for New Moms.

The class is coached Shelly Dirig, who is a Postpartum Douala. Who better to coach then a Douala, who has been a Mother, Step-Mother, and now a Gi-Gi too! I am so excited to help in anyway possible.

 

The class is based on the Boot Camp for New Dad program. For more info about these programs check out:

https://www.bootcampfornewmoms.com/

https://www.bootcampfornewdads.org/

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The Happiest baby on the Block

Soothe Your BAby's Crying in 5 minutes or less!

The Happiest Baby on the Block

CURRENTLY HELD QUARTERLY VIA  LIVE ZOOM CALL

Cost: $40.00

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Soothe Your Baby's Crying...in Minutes or Less!

Based on the best selling parenting book and DVD,  The Happiest Baby on the Block by pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, this class provides participants with the necessary tools to calm a crying baby.

 

Long periods of crying are associated with depression, difficulty breastfeeding, and stress in relationships.

Come receive step by step instruction and practice the 5 S’s to soothe crying so your baby - and you - can sleep longer. This is a class where Dads do especially well!

 

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Finally, kids do come with instructions!(TM)

 

Participants may attend the class before delivery, or after, along with baby of up to 12 weeks.

The class is coached Shelly Dirig, who is a Postpartum Douala. Who better to coach then a Douala, who has been a Mother, Step-Mother, and now a Gi-Gi too! I am so excited to help in anyway possible.

Taught by a certified instructor, the cost of this unique, innovative class is only $ 40.00

(includes DVD and CD - a $40 value!)

add approx. $8 for shipping and handling if addending online

Attendees receive the Happiest Baby DVD, Soothing Sounds CD and tip sheets to make your baby the Happiest Baby on the Block!

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Understanding Your Multiples

Understanding Your Multiples Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

EDUCATION MADE JUST FOR PARENTS OF MULTIPLES.

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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This new multi-format curriculum by Injoy provides important targeted information to parents who are expecting more than one baby in a variety of settings, including childbirth classes, multiples classes, in the antepartum unit, and at home.

 

Now families expecting more than one baby have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools for their pregnancy-to-postpartum journey—when and how they choose! The Understanding Your Multiples web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer. 

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 100 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails. Parent's Toolbox, including a pumping log and milestone tracker.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Pregnancy: Facts about multiples, anatomy, common complications, discomforts, weight gain & nutrition, reducing stress, planning ahead

 

  • Labor & Delivery: Vaginal birth, comfort techniques, medical procedures, cesarean birth, what to pack, NICU

 

  • Breastfeeding: First feedings, latching on, simultaneous feeding positions, getting enough, expressing milk

 

  • Postpartum Recovery: Physical changes & warning signs, sex after birth, emotions

 

  • First Weeks at Home: Lifestyle changes & tips, SIDS safety, Abusive Head Trauma, car safety, honoring babies’ individuality

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Understanding the NICU & Your Baby

Understanding the NICU & Your Baby Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

INCREASE PARENTS' CONFIDENCE AND TEACH HANDS-ON CARE IN THE NICU

Cost: $20.00

(reg. $35.00)

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With the current emphasis on family-centered care in the NICU, here is an effective way to educate and engage a diverse group of families. Injoy’s new curriculum helps families feel supported and empowered throughout their NICU journey.


Now you can ensure that families have access to comprehensive, trusted information and tools for their NICU journey—when and how they choose! The Understanding the NICU & Your Baby web app provides convenient learning from any mobile device or computer.

 

Web app includes 12 months access to approx. 100 web pages, videos, Parent's Toolbox, resources, notes pages, PDFs, instant parent polls, and optional weekly emails. Parent's Toolbox, including a pumping log and milestone tracker.

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • Importance of Breastmilk: Pumping and breastmilk information

 

  • NICU Staff & Equipment: First impressions, NICU team, communicating with NICU staff, medical equipment.

 

  • Premature Babies: Defining prematurity, characteristics, behaviors, long-term development.

 

  • Medical Conditions in the NICU: Common health conditions, additional syndromes and birth defects, if baby needs surgery.

 

  • Interacting With Your Baby: Spending time together, healing touch, kangaroo care, reading cues, signs of overstimulation.

 

  • Feeding Your Baby: What NICU babies eat, feeding methods, cue-based feeding, feeding at breast.

 

  • Self-Care for NICU Parents: Emotions, physical self-care, getting support, siblings

 

  • Preparing for Discharge: Requirements for discharge, rooming-in, preparing for the trip home.

 

  • Life at Home: Crying & comforting, feeding & feeding challenges, introducing solid food, safe sleep & sleep cycles, play & development.

A Guide to Grief & Healing After the Los

A Guide to Grief & Healing after the loss of your baby

A Guide to Grief & Healing After the Loss of Your Baby Online Self Guided Class thru Web App

INCREASE PARENTS' CONFIDENCE AND TEACH HANDS-ON CARE IN THE NICU

Cost:$20.00

(reg. $35.00)​​

A Guide to Grief & Healing After the Los

Provides perinatal bereavement care in a mobile format.

Helps parents understand the grief process and navigate the difficult choices they’ll need to make after the loss of their baby with this digital resource.

 

Provides need-to-know information about postpartum physical recovery in a sensitive way.

 

Injoy’s Web App includes 12 months of access and features personal video stories of loss and healing, and links to trusted support resources.Web app includes approx. 40 web pages, photos, videos, resources, notes pages, and PDFs.

 

CONTENT INCLUDES:

  • First Steps (Creating Memories, Considering Breastmilk Donation, Deciding About an Autopsy & Services)
     

  • Your Grief Journey (Stages of Grief, Healthy Coping, Getting Help, Partners)
     

  • Postpartum Care (Physical Changes, Cesarean Recovery, Emotions, Breast Care, Warning Signs)