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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 two-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.

Sleep Soundly $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Building Blocks owner, Chelsea Kunde a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, mom of two and sleep & discipline consultant in her Sleep Soundly Class. This class is for expectant families or families with infants under 12 weeks of age. Sign up today to learn ways to teach infants healthy sleep skills and achieve restful nights with a baby. This is not sleep training, but instead a way to help aid your infant to learn to sleep through the night, establish naps, learn healthy sleep skills, and be well rested. Materials are provided including ways to guide infants to help soothe, sample schedules, and a plan for everyone to get restful sleep.

*Class is 1.5hrs in length and baby is welcome to attend

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!

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 always led by one of our Lactation Consultants. This support group is the perfect place to chat with other breastfeeding moms, share your experiences, and learn from each other. LC's can help answer your breastfeeding questions, check your latch and offer support. She will also be able to determine if you would benefit from a one-on-one lactation consultation. 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. This class is recommended for all parents and caregivers. (Class is not for CPR certification.)

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 (babies welcome)! Feel free to bring snacks! *This class is recommended for infants ages 2-8 months.

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

The Art of Infant Massage $59Purchase 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 two session course, you will be guided in the simple massage techniques to promote optimal development and will learn how they benefit your babies specific needs.

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).

Block & Roll : Weekly Playdate for Moms and Littles (FREE) Free

Join us for 1.5 hours of building, playing and socializing for you and your littles!! There is no structure to this hour of fun, just come, hang out and enjoy! Ages 0-5 years old (and their moms) are welcome. A variety of blocks will be provided.

Toddler Time : Create & Play $59Purchase 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 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 3 week class will be a time for the child and parent to explore new and engaging activities together at the pace of each individual child. Class is designed for ages 18mo-3yr.

*Class is $59 per family. If a family has more than one child within the 18mo-3yr age range, price is $75 for that family. Call or email to sign up with multiple children.

The Car Seat Class $75Purchase required to enroll

There are thousands of little things new parents tend to worry about, but many of these concerns are beyond their influence or control. Proper use of car seats saves thousands of lives each year, and it is one big thing that parents and caregivers CAN control. Unfortunately, however, there is more to protecting a little one in a vehicle than most people realize. In fact, 59% of car seats in use right now are unsafe because they are not being used correctly.

Car seats advance in technology every year, but parents frequently fall behind when it comes to understanding how to use them properly. Knowledge and planning are required to choose an appropriate car seat, install it safely in your vehicle, adjust it properly and timely in response to your growing child, and harness your child securely. The Car Seat Class guides you through all of this to give you the confidence that you are as safe as possible on the road. This class is geared toward expectant parents, but all parents and caregivers are welcome.

Please bring your car seat, its owner’s manual, and your vehicle owner's manual to class as we will be frequently referencing your printed instructions and installing the seat in your vehicle. To ensure that we can meet everyone’s needs, please let us know in advance if you want us to look at more than one car seat or vehicle. An additional $25 charge may apply. If you would like help choosing the best car seat for your family, contact Premier Baby Planners at premierbabyplanners.com.

*$75 per couple

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 moms and will meet one evening/month at Modern Milk Gilbert. 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 moms.

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