New Moms

babies at an ECFE class

Resources & Classes for New Moms (and Dads)

Baby & Me Classes (birth-12 months)

Meet other parents and enjoy time with your new baby. Spend the entire class together, engaged in sensory and movement activities and a licensed educator-led discussion. Learn about your baby’s growth and development, how to develop healthy eating and sleeping habits and what new research tells us about your baby’s important first experiences. Check class dates & times.

Request a HUG Visit

Free ONE-ON-ONE visits for District families! The birth or adoption of your child is a very special event. It can also be a time filled with questions or concerns about your new baby, your family or yourself. Help Us Grow (HUG) is a community partnership designed to support all expectant families and families with children up to age two. For more information or to arrange a visit, contact Brooke Burns at 952-401-6812 or

HUG provides:

  • One-to-one visits with a caring, knowledgeable licensed parent educator
  • Current information on parenting, baby’s development and community resources
  • Opportunities to connect with other families with newborns in the area
  • A new baby welcome gift and more…

Coffee & Play

Parents and children (ages birth to five years old) are invited to attend a free open play session one Monday each month in MCEC Room 113 from 4-5 p.m. Stop in for a cup of coffee and an opportunity to socialize with other parents. Toys and activities will be available. Call 952-401-6812 for more details.


Brooke Burns
School Readiness/HUG