In this episode Staci discusses the importance of prenatal newborn care education. She describes her Newborn Care class and offers some helpful tips for caring for infants. Listeners will learn about creating a safe environment for growing children, and how and why to respect their baby from the very beginning.
Staci Knox is a certified Childbirth and Lactation Educator who teaches prenatal education in the Treasure Valley. In addition to teaching classes, which include childbirth and postpartum preparation, breastfeeding, newborn care, and more, she also creates placenta prints, provides postpartum visits, and jars herbal products for moms and babies, which she organically grows at home. Staci has a degree in Child Development with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education, and she is a certified Preschool Teacher. She has been working with children and families for 10 years in multiple settings. Staci’s passion for breastfeeding advocacy has led her to the Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition, which she is an active member of. She strives to normalize breastfeeding, home birth, and gentle attachment parenting.