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Catholic Charities Offers Workshop For Parents Of Newborns

FULTON, NY – Andrea Burritt, Program Supervisor for Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Parent Education Program has announced that the program will offer parenting workshop designed specifically for parents of newborns up to one year of age.

Program supervisor for Catholic Charities’ Parent Education Program, Andrea Burritt displays some of the items to be used during the upcoming workshop for Parents of Newborns.
Program supervisor for Catholic Charities’ Parent Education Program, Andrea Burritt displays some of the items to be used during the upcoming workshop for Parents of Newborns.

According to Burritt, the four-week class, which is free and open to the public, will provide parents with an interactive learning experience that covers a variety of issues that are of utmost importance when raising a newborn.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Basic baby care
  • How to keep your baby safe
  • How to bond with your baby
  • Why taking care of yourself is important
  • Child development and milestones

“We are pleased to be able to once again offer this workshop,” said Burritt. “We have been offering parenting classes for children ages 1 through 18 for several years and introduced this new workshop series for parents of newborns this year. We have received some very positive feedback on these workshops and are looking forward to welcoming parents for our next workshop that begins Sept. 15. I encourage parents with children 1 year of age or less to attend this workshop.”

The workshop will be held on four consecutive Wednesdays beginning Sept. 15 and continuing through Oct. 6.

All sessions will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Catholic Charities of Oswego County, 365 W. First St.

Burritt will facilitate the workshop.

For more information, visit www.ccoswego.com

To register, call Burritt or Amy Knox at 598-3980 or e-mail [email protected]

Those interested should call as soon as possible, as space is limited.