Siblings Understanding Newborns Class

This class helps prepare children ages 3-10 for the arrival of their new baby brother or sister and to reassure them of their special role in the family.  


  • A tour of the Maternity Center
  • Lessons on diapering, feeding, and holding the baby

Class fee: $5 per child

Dates and Times

Classes are held from 6 - 7:30 pm in Funderburg Auditorium, which is located at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue, formerly Rockford Memorial Hospital [map].

In 2017, we will have the classes on the following dates:

  • January 19
  • March 23
  • May 25
  • July 27
  • September 21
  • November 16

For more information about this class, or to register, call (815) 971-1999.