Beginning Parenting Programme

Beginning Parenting is a 3-part parenting programme for first-time expecting fathers and mothers, with the focus on fathers.

Part 1 – Happy Parents Happy Baby
Discuss decision-making methods and positive communication styles for couples, as well as tips to stay as best friends and lovers after the baby’s arrival.
Part 2 – Being The Parents You Want To Be
Build a foundation for shared parenting now by understanding your duties, roles and commitments to fully benefit the baby. Learn to understand your newborn’s signals.
Part 3 – 2+1 (Complimentary!)
This optional session runs 4 to 6 weeks after the birth of your baby to support and encourage your parenting journey. Learn about what to look out for in parenting your baby (at 6 to 12 weeks)!

NOTE: Sign ups are by couples (i.e. 2 parents) and tied to 2 fixed-date sessions per run.

BPP 2017 Calendar

Q1: 14-JAN & 21-JAN | 25-FEB & 04-MAR
Q2: 01-APR & 08-APR | 06-MAY & 13-MAY | 03-JUN & 10-JUN
Q3: 08-JUL & 15-JUL | 5-AUG & 12-AUG | 9-SEP & 16-SEP
Q4: 07-OCT & 14-OCT | 04-NOV & 11-NOV | 02-DEC & 09-DEC

Part 1 – Happy Parents Happy Baby

You were a couple before you became parents, but being a parent does not change the relationship! We will discuss decision-making methods and positive communication styles for couples, as well as tips to stay as best friends and lovers after the baby’s arrival.

• Feeling about pregnancy and parenthood
• Decision-making for parents-to-be
• Helpful communication skills
• Common negative communication
• Nurturing your marriage

Part 2 – Being The Parents You Want To Be

Your baby is arriving soon! Both of you will transit from man and wife to daddy and mummy. Build a foundation now by understanding your duties, roles and commitments. Fathers, you are a parent too, and shared parenting is essential to fully benefit the baby. Finally, learn to understand your newborn’s signals.

• Expectations of parenting roles
• Understanding the baby’s world (Infant States, Infant Behavior, Infant Cues and State Modulation)
• Surviving the transition into parenthood
• Parenting commitment

Part 3 – 2+1

Complimentary session!

New parents are invited to attend this session, 4 to 6 weeks after the birth of their baby. During the workshop, couples will share and exchange ideas. This session will provide support and encouragement to new parents in their parenting journey.

• Birth stories
• Greatest joy
• Greatest challenge
• Review key couple concepts – what helps?
• Violated Expectations
• Need for planned couple time
• Important of self-care
• Promoting your baby’s development and teaching your baby (6 to 12 weeks)

“Real life situation sharing is really good! Applicable to daily life.” | “Programme was very good, Clement shared many stories about his experience being a father.” | “This is a MUST attend workshop for couples.”
~ Comments from Participants ~

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    2 x 3 hours

    Course Duration

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    10 - 15 parent couples

    Average Group Size

For more information
Call 67691238 or email cff@fathers.com.sg
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