All Parenting classes and workshops are run via zoom.

Parenting Classes in NYC

At our Parenting Center, families come together to connect and build friendships within a safe learning environment nurtured by our expert facilitators. This welcoming space within the Manny Cantor Center offers neighborhood families a true community, while providing support for the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of raising a family.

For more information and to register, contact us at 646.395.4250 or parentingmcc@mannycantor.org.

Families who live near Manny Cantor Center and families with low incomes may be eligible for a free class. For eligibility please contact parentingmcc@mannycantor.org.

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How To Breastfeed Naturally:

This interactive class helps expectant parents understand how breast feeding actually works. During the class, expectant parents will learn how to attach baby to breast, various feeding positions and techniques to help baby get as much milk as possible. Mainly the side lying, football and cradle holds are explored, all of which are highly important to new parents. Partners gain a deeper sense of how breastfeeding really works and how to be helpful!

One registration per couple. $30 per couple. Registration must be completed 24 hours before the start of class.

Wednesdays 5-7pm

2/10 | 3/10 | 4/14 | 5/12

Caring for a Newborn Baby:

This class offers an interactive look at care routines for newborn babies. You will receive a password protected link to stream a filmed version of the workshop where all demonstrations feature real families and their newborn babies. The video covers a number of daily routines and preparation for the initial stages of newborn care. In addition to the detailed video, you will be invited to join Andrea and Peter live on Zoom, for an in-depth discussion of the topics shown, as well as an opportunity to ask all of your questions. This workshop has been met with enthusiasm over the past 2 decades and is designed to give you the confidence to embrace this new phase of life with joy, ease, and a sense of humor.

One registration per couple. $30 per couple. Registration must be completed 24 hours before the start of class.

Wednesdays 5-7pm

2/24 | 3/24 | 4/28 | 5/26

Breastfeeding Support Circle:

A free, safe, and friendly space to meet other nursing families and get answers about your breastfeeding concerns.

Wednesdays 2-4pm

2/10, 2/24 | 3/10, 3/24 | 4/14, 4/28 | 5/12, 5/26

Powerful Parenting Workshops:

These workshops focus on common parenting challenges with young children and how we can boost communication and understanding between parent and child. Each 60-minute workshop provides information, easy to use strategies and tips on how to better understand our children’s behaviors. All caretakers are welcomed.

Upcoming Sessions

Tuesday February 2, 2021 at 3:30pm: Helping my Child with Difficult Feelings

Tuesday February 9,2021 at 3:30pm: Teaching My Child New Behaviors, Part 1

Tuesday February 23, 2021 at 3:30pm: Teaching My Child New Behaviors, Part 2

Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 3:30pm: Using a Behavior Plan

Zoom link for all classes here

Meeting ID: 837 8982 0584

Passcode: Parent

For more information, contact Adriana Delgado at adelgado@edalliance.org or 646-395-4218.