Practice Makes Perfect

Photos by Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald
Clayton Kippenbrock, 9, left, Summer Harbeson, 3, both of Jasper, Olivia Eckert of Huntingburg, 9, Peyton Ginder of Jasper, 5, and her sister, Tessa, 6, practice changing a diaper during Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s “Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister” class in Jasper on Wednesday evening. Labor and delivery nurse Shawna Conrad demonstrated the correct way to hold a baby, change diapers and swaddle an infant for the nine children in the class. Memorial offers the class approximately six times a year to help older siblings prepare for the arrival of a new baby.
Summer Harbeson of Jasper, 3, learns how to properly hold a baby during Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center's "Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister" class in Jasper on Wednesday evening. 

 

Peyton Ginder of Jasper, 5, lifts a 5-pound bag of flour during Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center's "Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister" class in Jasper on Wednesday evening. Labor and delivery nurse Shawna Conrad handed out two different bags of flour, one weighing albs and the other weighing 10lbs, to demonstrate how much babies can weigh when their born.

 

Labor and delivery nurse Shawna Conrad helps Peyton Ginder of Jasper, 5, practice changing a diaper during Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center's "Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister" class in Jasper on Wednesday evening. 

 

Summer Harbeson, 3, left, puts a hat on her baby doll while Miles Babarskas, 4, both of Jasper, answers a question about babies during Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center's "Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister" class in Jasper on Wednesday evening. 



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