The Happiest Baby on the Block
The Parenting Center

Helping parents grow!

The Happiest Baby on the Block

Classes for preventing colic, post-partum depression & SIDS

Using Dr. Harvey Karp's research, the parent educators at Children's Hospital's Parenting Center will teach parents of newborns calming techniques proven to help prevent colic, child abuse, post-partum depression and SIDS.

Parents and caregivers will learn the 5 S's (five simple steps that turn on the calming reflex):

  • Shushing
  • Swaddling
  • Swaying
  • Side holding
  • Sucking

Class information:

  • Classes are free!
  • 2 hour class taught by a Happiest Baby certified instructor
  • 10 spots available per class
  • Receive "The Happiest Baby" DVD for home use
  • For expectant parents, new parents and caregivers of babies 0-3 months
  • Classes are offered at locations around the metro New Orleans area: Uptown (2 locations), Metairie and West Bank

For more information on the Happiest Baby on the Block program, please contact The Parenting Center at 504.896.9591.

More about the program

To learn more about Dr. Harvey Karp's research, CLICK HERE.