Classes and Resources for Parents
We offer resources to help parents with child development and to prepare a child for a hospital visit.
Classes - Pregnancy, Parenting and More
We invite you to participate in our wide range of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting classes. Our classes are designed to help you in making the decision to become a parent, offer you advice for maintaining a healthy pregnancy, prepare you and your family for the childbirth experience and help you develop the confidence and skills for parenting.
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Current Programs and Classes
Child Car Seat Safety Resources
We provide child safety seat education through scheduled seat checks and videos to help parents keep their children safe in vehicles. To have your child safety seat/booster checked, contact the Avera Children's Car Seat Program at 322-3485.
Watch our expert demonstrate car seat safety techniques.
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Child Development Newsletters
Feedings. Play. Safety. Health. There are so many things to think about when you have a new child in the family. Avera is here to help! Avera Children’s Hospital & Avera Medical Group Pediatric Specialists, along with the Sioux Empire United Way, is proud to bring you newsletters that provide helpful tips and fun ways to aid your child’s development in the early years of life. Access the newsletters.
Helping Prepare Your Child for Hospitalization
Avera Children's Hospital is staffed by pediatric specialists, and focused on family-centered care. We want you and your family to have the best possible experience while you're here. Understanding that a hospital stay can be confusing and frightening for a child, we offer information that may help your child prepare for hospitalization.
Get Advice From Experts
Get advice from Avera Children's pediatricians on important health topics for children. Choose the 'email this link' to share the video with others. Access the videos.