Weeknight Child

Our Albany childbirth classes are a series of four two-and-a-half hour sessions preparing you and your support person for labor and delivery. It helps you understand the birth process and gives you tools to use during labor and birth. Best if class is completed three to four weeks before your due date.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

All about Breastfeeding Part 1

In this Albany class, learn about the many benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how to establish a good milk supply and prevent common problems, as well as nutrition during lactation and normal feeding behavior in the early weeks. Support partners are encouraged to attend.

Part one of a free two-part series class to support you in establishing and maintaining lactation.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Weeknight Child

Our Albany childbirth classes are a series of four two-and-a-half hour sessions preparing you and your support person for labor and delivery. It helps you understand the birth process and gives you tools to use during labor and birth. Best if class is completed three to four weeks before your due date.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Caring for Your New Baby

In this free Albany class, parents will learn how to hold, burp, bathe and diaper your baby. Instructors will discuss skin and circumcision care, infant crying, bottle feeding, breastfeeding and much more.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Weeknight Child

Our Albany childbirth classes are a series of four two-and-a-half hour sessions preparing you and your support person for labor and delivery. It helps you understand the birth process and gives you tools to use during labor and birth. Best if class is completed three to four weeks before your due date.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Your Incredible Newborn

In this Albany class, learn about your baby’s normal characteristics and behaviors. Newborn physical examination, blood tests and medications given will be explained. Learn about child-proofing your home and how to buy for your baby safely and practically.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Weeknight Child

Our Albany childbirth classes are a series of four two-and-a-half hour sessions preparing you and your support person for labor and delivery. It helps you understand the birth process and gives you tools to use during labor and birth. Best if class is completed three to four weeks before your due date.

Please call Pollywog/Family Connections at 541-917-4884 for more information and to register.

Juntos

Programa de aprender, leer, jugar y crecer juntos. Para niños de 0-5 años de edad acompañados con sus padres o proveedores de cuidado infantil. Aprenden destrezas de lectura para preparar los niños para kinder. Cada niño recibe libros, bocadillo y transporte gratis. Ofrecido en asociación con El Distrito de Escuelas Públicas de Albany y La Biblioteca Pública de Albany.

Para inscribirse llame al Leonor Chavez en el Centro de Bienvenido, 541-704-2376.

Live and Learn with your Wobbler

This Albany spring class is for parents/caregivers and their beginning walkers, approximately 9 mos. to 18 mos. Participate with your “wobbler” in songs and games, meet other parents in the community, and discuss the latest ideas about how to support the expanding growth of your child’s first year. Parents with babies this age may also take the Live and Learn with your Baby class. If your baby is a competent walker, sign-up for Live and Learn with your Toddler in Albany, Corvallis, or Philomath. Live and Learn with your Wobbler meets for 2 hours one day a week, for ten weeks. Families can join at any time, if space is available.

Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 for more information.

Live and Learn with your Toddler

In this Albany spring class, join other parents and toddlers (walking to age 2) for stories, music, painting, playdough and more. Help your child gain confidence all while building a community of support and lifelong friends for you and your child. Learn fun and easy ways to support your child’s development. Parents and children meet weekly for 10 weeks.

Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 for more information.