New Parent Support Program (NPSP)
- NPSP Classes
What To Expect Now That You're Expecting
Topics covered are body changes during pregnancy, financial considerations, communication, family changes, postpartum depression, Shaken Baby Syndrome and partner support during pregnancy and birth. We have an empathy belly available for the non-pregnant partner during this class.
Class time: First Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at ACS/FAP Bldg 9023.
Topics covered are baby care basics such as newborn care, bathing, diapering, calming the baby, breastfeeding, newborn appearance and infant safety.
Class Time: Second Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at ACS/FAP Bldg 9023.
Childbirth Education Class
Childbirth education covers expectations during labor, comfort techniques and labor partner education. **This class is scheduled for 8 hours on one Saturday every other month. Please call the NPSP program for exact dates, time, and to register for this class. Space is limited to 10 couples per class. Details of location will be provided when you call.
Join in a play group for infants and children up to 4 years of age.
Class Time: Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Multi-Program CDC Bldg 10622 (Behind Memorial Chapel).
- Support, Education, Information and Resource Referral
We provide support to families to include adapting to military life, being far away from family and friends, lending an ear or support during deployments. We are here to help.
We provide education covering multiple subjects to include pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, baby care, calming baby, infant and child growth and development and expectations, infant and child safety, temper tantrums, sleep, etc.
Information and Resource Referral: We provide information and referrals to many agencies such as WIC, Early Intervention, EFMP (Exceptional Family Member Program), Kenner Army Health Clinic/Wilkerson Pediatric Clinic, Military One Source, Financial Readiness Program, Army Emergency Relief, Child and Youth Services, Community Activities, etc.
Hours of Operation
|Monday||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
We offers services from a licensed professional for expectant parents and parents of newborns and up to 3 years of age. NPSP can assist with any of your questions, needs or parenting goals.
We Will Come To You
Military Families are often far away from family and friends they would normally turn to for help. The NPSP can visit with you at your home or, you can schedule an office visit.