Dr. Cao has made it a priority to invest in his patient's education and has launched a monthly series of FREE classes/seminars available exclusively to his patients.
Infant/Toddler CPR Class
The class offers infant and toddler CPR training and covers home safety and prevention. Our certified CPR instructor and nurse Taima Lopez will guide you through multiple safety topics and will teach CPR techniques.
The goal of this hands-on class is to give you tools you can use in case of emergency and to also to create community.
Make a new friend while learning some skills! The class is offered to parents and care givers and it is exclusively available to current SSP families.
Next Free Infant and Toddler SSP CPR Class: Wednesday, June 14th, 2023
Breast/Chest Feeding Class
Our monthly breastfeeding/chestfeeding support class is designed to address common issues like nipple pain, latch, supply, weight gain, nighttime feeding, and so on. This class gives you the chance not only to get the support you need but also to be in community with other nursing parents and share your experience.
The group will be facilitated by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant who will discuss various topics and answer any questions you may have.
This class gives you the chance not only to get the support you need, but also to connect with other nursing parents and share your experience.
Who is the instructor?
Shamina Rao is a Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Certified Birth Doula, and Prenatal Yoga Instructor. But most importantly, she is a mother of two children, her greatest teachers. She grew up in India, the Far East, and East Africa but Brooklyn has been her home for the last 30 years!
Next SSP Breastfeeding Class: Wednesday, May 31st 2023
Newborn Care Class
During the 'Newborn Care Class' we will dive into the 'How-Tos' of being a new parent and we will help you navigate those first months, covering topics such as:
One of our goals is not only to give you some concrete tools, but also to put you in touch with other new parents and create a community support system.
Next Newborn Care Class: Wednesday, June 28th 2023
Self Care Class: Managing Postpartum Depression and Anxiety
The Self Care class: Managing Postpartum Depression and Anxiety will explore the emotional experiences after having a baby, including Postpartum Depression and Anxiety.
Our certified workshop leader Batya Novick, LCSW will explore ways to address these feelings and offer support during this time in a family's life and will enable you to connect to others in our community who are experiencing something similar.
"Picky Eating": Strategies for Parents Class Series
The "Picky Eating": Strategies for Parents is a free workshop designed for parents struggling to help their children enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods. The class touches topics such as what's normal and what's cause for concern, how to develop strategies and implement them.
Our workshop leader, mom of 2, Cara Kantrowitz has a Bachelor's in Psychology and Anthropology and a Master's in Occupational Therapy. Cara is passionate about helping schools and families address sensory, motor and behavioral issues around selective eating.