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Are you an expectant or new parent?

Our research-based Bringing Baby Home workshops prepare you for life with baby and teach you to be the best parenting team possible. In a relaxed and supportive environment with a trained facilitator, learn how to strengthen your relationship with your partner and foster your baby’s development during
this new and challenging time in your life.

Create a caring and nurturing atmosphere in your home and learn to cope with conflict in a positive way. This workshop, developed by renowned relationship experts Drs. John and Julie Gottman, helps to prepare you for the most important and rewarding job you will ever have: raising a child.

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Instructor: Orly Katz – Licensed Professional Certified Counselor, Maternal Child Nurse, International Board ertified Lactation Consultant, and Bringing Baby Home Educator.
Location: 1 Research Court, Suite 450 Rockville, Md 20850
June 13 & 14, 2015 – 10am to 1pm
Information: $299 for the 6 hour program, includes material.  To contact or register, visit Orly Katz.com, call 301-660-6759 or therapyorly181@gmail.com



Instructors: Karen Duffy and Susan Orlando
Location: Roots & Wings Counseling 245 Barclay Circle, Suite 400
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Dates: May 2 & 9,  from 9am-4pm
July 18 & 25,  from 9am-4pm
6 week series on Thursdays April 16 – May 21, 7pm – 9 pm

Information: Cost for the 1 day,  two weekend workshop is $150 per couple, including take home materials and light refreshments. The 6 week series is $30 per couple per week, or $160 per couple for the whole series.  Classes can be customized to meet your needs and can be held at your location.  Please call Roots & Wings Counseling for more information or to register at (248) 218-2576.



Instructor: Anne Wright and Bonnie Bartman, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educators
Location: Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, 6651 Main St., Houston, TX 77030
March 21 – 22, 2015
May 30 & 31, 2015
June 27 & 28, 2015
August 8 & 9, 2015

Information: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. $150 per couple. For more information/to register please Click Here



Instructors: Deborah Sleeman, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educators
Location: 12040 NE 128th Street Kirkland, WA 98034
April 25 and May 2, 2015
Information: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.Cost is $150 including materials and may be covered by employer’s EAP program. For more information/to register call (425) 899-3000 or Click Here


Instructor: Thresholds
Location:  1817 Queen Anne Ave N. Suite 202, Seattle, WA
Dates:  Each class is two sessions and runs noon – 7 p.m.
May 2 & 3, 2015
July 11 & 12, 2015
September 27 & October 4, 2015
October 24 & 25, 2015
December 5 & 6, 2015

Information: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day unless otherwise specified, $250 per couple (includes materials) Scholarships available. Cost covered in full for Microsoft Employees. Babies 6 months and under may attend. Register at www.thresholds.info
Questions?  Contact Amity Kramer, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA) amity@thresholds.info


Instructors: Evonne Noble & Brien Wood, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educators
Location:  3123 Fairview Ave East Suite C, Seattle, WA 98102
April 11-12, 2015
August 8-9, 2015
October 17-18, 2015

Information: Microsoft employees course costs are covered in full through your EAP. We also offer an online class, or we can customize a schedule to meet your needs: please contact us for details. For hours and all details, and to register, go to www.SeattleBBH.com or e-mail bbhseattle@gmail.com


Instructors:  Laura Heck, LMFT & Beth Wylie, LMFTA
Location:  Phinney Center – 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, WA.  98103
Dates: 3 Thursdays:  May 21, 28, & June 4 2015,  5:00pm – 9:00 pm


Location: Sunset Hill Community Assoc., 3003 NW 66th St. Seattle WA 98117
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Information:  Workshop fee of $250.00 per couple includes all workshop materials and light refreshments.  To register visit:Seattle Relationship Workshops.  Cost covered in full for Microsoft Employees. Babies in arms are welcome to attend (up to 6 months old).

 Seattle / Edmonds / Issaquah

Instructors: Various
Location: Swedish Medical Center campuses (First Hill, Ballard, Edmonds, & Issaquah)
Dates: Ongoing (see Swedish Medical Center website for dates at specific locations)
Information: Please go to this link for more information and to register


Calgary, AB

Instructors: Amanda Hart  and Erin Hinton
March 14 & 15, 2015
April 11 & 12, 2015
May 2 & 3, 2015
Information:  Visit Kindredcounseling.blogspot.ca, or email kindredworkshops@gmail.com and erinhinton13@gmail.com

Edmonton Area, AB

Instructors: Jeanette Harcus and Laurie Chubb
Dates: April 25 and 26, 2015
Location: Leduc Recreation Centre, 4330 Black Gold Drive, Leduc, Alberta

Information: Cost is $40 per couple; workshop runs 9:00 am- 4:00pm.  For more information or to register, please contact Leduc Family and Community Support Services, (780) 980 7109 or www. leduc.ca/ezrec


Instructors: Jeanette Harcus and Laurie Chubb
Dates: April 13, 20, 27, 2015
Location: Harry Ainley School, 4350- 111 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Information: Cost is $250.00 per couple; workshop runs 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. For more information or to register please contact Metro College at (780) 428-1111 or www.metrocontinuingeducation.ca

Mission, B.C.

Instructor: Katy Johnson, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Mission Midwifery
Dates: Monday evenings, see below
Information: Monday evenings from 6-8 at Mission Midwifery in Mission, British Columbia, Canada.  Interested couples can visit bringingbabyhomefv.com for details an class dates.  Cost of the class is $225 for a the six-week Bringing Baby Home class, or $40 per couple for individual classes.  The course outline can be found here: http://bringingbabyhomefv.com/about-bringing-baby-home/course-outline/.

Westminster, B.C.

Instructor: Tara Caffelle, CPCC ACC
Location: The Stage Dance Studio, 230-50 Lorne St., New Westminister, BC
Dates: Beginning March 25th and run Wednesdays for 6 weeks – 7-9pm
Information: Cost $350 + GST and includes all course materials, refreshments, and a 90 minute in-person follow up with me (I am a professional relationship coach.) To register, email tara@taracaffelle.com or for more info, visit: http://www.taracaffelle.com/work-with-me/

Cambridge, ON

Instructor: Nicole Schiener, M.Ed., Canadian Certified Counsellor, Gottman Certified Educator, BBH
Location: Wellness Team on Queen, 39 Queen St. East, Cambridge ON
Dates: Saturday March 28, 2015 9:30-4:30p.m & Saturday April 25, 2015 9:30-4:30p.m.
Information: $200 per couple includes all materials and light snacks Contact: nicoles.ccc@gmail.com To register (beginning February 14th):Yellow Nutrition and Wellness


Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Instructor: Ros Vroom RN Midwife/Neonatal ICU/Certified Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Goodlife Community Centre, 100 Buderim Pines Drive Buderim
Dates: Saturdays 2 and 9 May 2015,  from 8am to 2p
Info: Earlybird $250 per couple – includes BBH manual and light refreshments. Contact Ros on 0409529684 or ros@dadstheword.com or www.dadstheword.com/bbh-workshop.  Ample free parking at venue.


Instructor: Ros Vroom RN Midwife/Neonatal ICU/Certified Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Southbank Day Hospital, 140 Melbourne St, Westend, Brisbane
Dates: Saturday and Sunday 27 and 28 JUNE 2015
Info: Earlybird $250 Regular $295.00 includes BBH manual and light refreshments
Contact Ros on 0409529684 or ros@dadstheword.com or www.dadstheword.com/bbh-workshop.  Ample free parking at venue.

New South Wales

Instructor: Robyn Donnelly
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales
Dates: June 13 & 20, 2015
Contact for info: Robyn Donnely at (02) 4979 1370