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This group is for new mothers and mothers-to-be interested in breastfeeding. Baby Cafe is a national network of breastfeeding drop-ins, combining breastfeeding information in a relaxed, informal environment where mothers can chat and learn about breastfeeding from skilled practitioners and each other. Registration is not required, this is a drop-in offering.
If a class is canceled, Mayo Clinic Health System will make every attempt to reach you by phone or email. Mayo Clinic Health System reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet minimum size requirements. If local schools are cancelled, so are prenatal education offerings. Alternative classes will be offered whenever possible. Call 507-594-4607 for cancellation or postponement information.
This class is designed to prepare children 2½–9 for their new sibling and mom's hospital stay. Children will tour the BirthPlace, see a newborn baby, watch a video and draw pictures for the new baby's hospital crib.
Children should bring a doll or teddy bear to class to diaper. While the children watch a brief video, parents will meet with a childbirth educator to discuss the adjustment of siblings to a new baby.
Experts recommend limiting children's screen time. Consider the effects of too much screen time, and discover how to reduce it using these simple steps.
ADHD affects millions of children. Learn about the subtypes, treatment and 5 behavioral strategies to help your child be successful.
How much time do you and your family members spend on a screen? Are you missing out on something else important to you? Learn about the many benefits of cutting down on screen time.
Confident children believe in themselves and can face new challenges without fear. Learn why these are essential for a happy life and how parents can communicate self-worth using these 5 messages.
The mental health of infants is as important as physical health. Early intervention is essential to preventing mental health disorders. Learn about warning signs and when to seek help.
Children are on screens during the school day more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 6 tips to help trim screen time when they're not in school.
Exposing kids to cooking and baking can lead to good habits and family memories. Here's some tips to help parents get kids in the kitchen.
Social media is a fun, easy way for kids to connect with friends. Because younger kids are joining in, it's important to teach them that even though social media is fun to use, there also are risks. Learn how to keep your children safe on social media.
Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?
Getting kids in the kitchen and experimenting with new foods increases the chances they will eat whatever they prepare. Try these techniques to get them involved.
We’ve all been there. Your toddler is having a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store aisle. What do you do now? These 4 tips may offer some techniques you haven’t tried yet.
Curious children are more likely to learn and retain information, and stay involved and do better in school. Get 8 tips to nurture and develop children's curiosity, and have fun exploring with your family.