UNC Family Medicine Hosts FREE fall parenting education classes

There will be a series of 6 free parenting classes this fall held at UNC Family Medicine.

Join us. Offer your ideas. Hear new ideas. Share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for parenting.

All sessions take place at UNC Family Medicine – 590 Manning Drive – Chapel Hill, N.C. Participation is limited. Call 843-7678 or email donna_parker@med.unc.edu now to reserve a seat.

  • Understanding the secret language of your newborn
    Thursday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Learn how to understand what your baby is trying to tell you. Prevent problems and encourage healthy habits around your baby’s eating, sleeping, crying, and attachment.
  • Planning for a healthy pregnancy and birth
    Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Learn how to care for yourself and your growing baby. Discover all your choices you can make that will help you have a satisfying birth and healthy baby.
  • Helping your baby and child learn to sleep at night
    Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Sleep problems are an exhausting reality of parenting. Learn strategies for avoiding and treating sleep problems in babies, toddlers, and young children.
  • Taming tantrums and toddler time outs
    Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Discover why children misbehave. Learn simple and easy techniques to deal with challenging toddlers and young children.


And New this year:

  • Understanding learning disabilities and ADHD in the school-aged child
    Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Parents struggle when they see their chool-aged children struggle with school. This class will help you understand how learning disabilities and ADHD impacts children, when evaluation is needed, and how best to support your growing child.
  • Talking to your preteen about sexuality
    Thursday, Dec. 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Knowing how and when to talk to pre-teens is confusing for many parents. This class will give you tips and techniques for having these important conversations as your child grows and develops.
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