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Our Courses aim to educate you about your pregnancy, birth, baby, and all things in between. We have qualified professionals educating on various topics such as breastfeeding, infant sleep, and birth.

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby - You Got This! $185Purchase required to enroll

Pregnancy is the beginning of a journey of a lifetime, and this class will empower new parents with the skills and confidence necessary to thrive in this new phase of life. Join Registered Nurse, Jennifer Grant, for this four-week class as she educates you on the tools you’ll need to be successful in the very different phases of pregnancy, labor and becoming parents. It is best to take this class in the second or third trimester.

“Will I Ever Sleep Again?” Newborn Sleep Class $140Purchase required to enroll

Sleep deprivation is a serious struggle for many new families. Cara, a neonatal nurse, mom of four, and founder of Taking Cara Babies, has created a solution to help babies sleep so parents and families can thrive.

Over the past five years, Cara has helped thousands of families achieve more restful nights by teaching parents how to help their new babies sleep without crying or rigid schedules in her popular prenatal/newborn class "Will I Ever Sleep Again?" In this practical class, expectant and new parents will learn how to calm a fussy baby, read sleepy cues, set days and nights up for success, and truly thrive!

When you attend, you will observe Cara's methods in action as you see how to calm even the fussiest baby in the room. Furthermore, the live class has a special "Q and A" time where you can ask questions about your specific situation.

*There will not be any classes in June or July. Visit https://takingcarababies.com/ for more info on the online course.

The Dad Class $59Purchase required to enroll

Hey Dad, how are you doing with your assigned reading? You know, that long, boring book (or books) you’re supposed to get through before baby is born? (We’re all in big trouble no matter what, so no use lying about it.) Maybe a book isn’t really the best way for you to learn how to take care of your partner and your new baby…? Created and taught by Brent Simmons, registered nurse and father of 4 young whippersnappers, this class eliminates all the fluffy stuff and gets straight to the point.

Becoming a father is a huge life change, with a massive increase in responsibility, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun while learning how to get there. Come meet other soon-to-be dads and get the real scoop from someone who’s been deep in the trenches of fatherhood and lived to tell the tale.

Breastfeeding 101 - Getting Started $75Purchase required to enroll

Breastfeeding 101 is the perfect introduction to breastfeeding and is recommended for all moms who are planning to breastfeed. In this class you will learn the basics of breastfeeding so you can feel prepared and confident when baby arrives! Topics include: The 6 Simple Steps to Success, latch, positioning, how to tell if baby's getting enough, common problems (and easy solutions!), pumping, and more! We will also have plenty of time for Q&A. This class is recommended for moms in their third trimester, partners are encouraged to attend!

Pumping and Storage $75Purchase required to enroll

Our Pumping and Storage class will address the most common questions and concerns related to breastfeeding in the first year of life. Topics will include: pumping, breastmilk storage, feeding a breastfed baby a bottle, returning to work, establishing a routine, how much will baby eat, ways to increase milk supply and more! There will also be plenty of time for Q&A.

Happy Boob Group :: Breastfeeding Support Group (FREE) Free

Come to our weekly breastfeeding support group and get your breastfeeding questions answered! The Happy Boob Group is led by Nicole Beherec, CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor). This support group is the perfect place to chat with other breastfeeding moms, share your experiences, and learn from each other. Nicole can help answer your breastfeeding questions, check your latch and offer support. She will also be able to refer you to our on-site IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) should she feel you would benefit from more one-on-one guidance. Whether you come once or come every week, exclusively breastfeed, supplement, are a pumping mama, or are weaning, you will have a platform to share your experience.

Staying Calm and Confident in an Emergency: Infant/Child CPR $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Bobbi Treadwell, a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician, to learn all that you need to know about infant/child CPR and airway obstruction. A must for any parent or caregiver, this class will help you to feel more confident in an emergency.

Infant Feeding : The Baby-Led Way (Live Class + Access to the Online Course) $125Purchase required to enroll

Join Registered Dietitian and owner of Feeding Littles, Megan McNamee MPH, RDN, CLT for an info-packed class all about Baby-Led Weaning (BLW), a new trend in infant feeding where babies pass on purees and self-feed real food from the start! Learn advantages of BLW, how to know when your infant is ready, what foods to offer first, how to prevent choking, and what foods to avoid altogether, plus the latest research in allergenic foods. As a bonus benefit, you will receive a menu planning guide that will help make BLW simple. Come see if BLW is right for your family! Feel free to bring snacks and your baby!

*$125 includes admission for 2 people and access to the Feeding Littles online Baby-Led Course!

The Art of Infant Massage $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Melissa Thomson, Certified Infant Massage Instructor and Certified Child Life Specialist, to discover the rewarding benefits of infant massage. During this 1.5 hr course, you will be guided in the simple massage techniques to promote optimal development and will learn how they benefit your babies specific needs. Expectant parents and those already with babies welcome! Dolls will be available to practice on.

Leaping Into Toddlerhood: Loving and Practical Solutions for Toddlerhood $150Purchase required to enroll

Join Building Blocks owner, Chelsea Kunde a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, mom of two and sleep & discipline consultant. Chelsea has extensive experience working with families to build a strong and supportive foundation to help migrate through all life stages. She has created an all encompassing workshop on transitions, challenges, and changes associated with toddlerhood. From information on toddler sleep (nap schedules, transition to big kid bed, bedtimes, etc.), Discipline (when to start, developmentally appropriate behaviors and how to implement consequences successfully), and Potty Training (step-by-step plan of action and when to implement).

Happy Bump School : The Experts' Guide for Expecting Mamas $25Purchase required to enroll

We are so excited to announce our newest series for expecting moms, Happy Bump School! The Happy Bump School was created to educate and prepare moms for this amazing experience we call Motherhood!

This educational class series is geared towards expecting parents and will meet one evening/month at Modern Milk Scottsdale. Not only will you learn current, expert information from our panel of speakers, but you will also make new friends along the way. Join us for an evening out each month as we bring in local baby/mom experts to discuss various parenting topics with other expectant parents.

Attend just one evening, a few that interested you, or come every month! Snacks and drinks included.



Toddler Time : Create & Play $18 per classFrom $15 per visit with Toddler Time : Create & Play passNo purchase required to enroll

Children learn best when they can actually touch, see, smell, taste, hear, and manipulate the materials in their world. Sensory play can be anything that involves the senses and benefits all aspects of a child's development. This weekly class will provide sensory play activities in a safe learning environment led by Heather Pelanne, mom of 3, former art teacher, and owner of Masterpiece Art Parties. This class will be a time for the child and parent to explore new and engaging activities together at the pace of each individual child. Each week will feature new crafts and sensory experiences. Class is designed for ages 18mo-3yr.

*Drop-in rate is $18 per child and $45 for a 3 class pass.

Kids Are Expensive! Financial & Estate Planning for Parents Free

Kids are expensive! Don't know where to begin when it comes to financial/estate planning? This class will be led by a financial advisor and will be discussing risk management and estate planning for new parents. Topics covered:
-The important ingredients of an estate plan
-Estate planning questions to think about as new parents, including ones overlooked and how to get started
-How to protect your family in the event of unforeseen events
-How to evaluate the right level of insurance for your family