Nurturing Newborn Attachment

Taking care of a newborn can be both wonderful and scary. Building a strong bond with your baby will make it easier to read your baby’s cues.  

Attachment is the deep bond between a baby and their primary caregiver. Attachment develops over time when you respond to your newborn in warm, consistent ways.

This class will teach you the basics of attachment so that you can deepen your relationship with your baby. A strong attachment with your child helps them to become secure, confident, independent, and empathetic.  

Who can attend?

  • Any caregiver who is parenting (or about to parent) a child between 0 and 12 months.
  • You can attend the class with or without your baby.

 What will you learn?

This class will focus on the relationship between a caregiver and their newborn baby (0 to 12 months). You’ll learn:

  • What is attachment;
  • The factors that impact attachment;
  • Strategies to increase positive attachment; and
  • Strategies to reduce separation.

When and where is it offered?

The 3-hour group workshops run on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) at our offices at 9912-106 Street

How much does it cost?

Group workshops: $50 per person or $75 for a couple

We are dedicated to supporting families of all income levels. If cost is a barrier to you attending this workshop, you can apply for subsidy by selecting “I require subsidy” in the workshop registration form.

Subsidies are available for group workshops only.

More information

Our March and April classes have been cancelled to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

The class dates shown below may also be cancelled. We will give full refunds for classes that are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Register for Upcoming Workshops

30 May
Register: 780.497.7536
04 Jul
Register: 780.497.7536
12 Sep
Register: 780.497.7536

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