Parent Workshops and Events

A new baby is joy, but raising a little one can also be tiring and nerve racking, especially if you don’t have much experience with infants. There are many things to consider and learn – here’s where we can help! Thanks to our partnership with Buy Buy Baby, we are able to offer a number of events and workshops to help you understand what you need to raise a happy and healthy child.

Rock Your Registry Event for New Parents

Saturday,  April 27
9:00-11:00am
4030 E. 82nd St., Indy

Baby on the way? Join us at Buy Buy Baby Castleton for Rock Your Registry – a special event to create or add to your baby registry. Child Care Answers staff will be on hand to give advice and help you pick out the products that are safest and most appropriate for your baby’s needs. You’ll also receive a FREE Swag bag, snacks/refreshments, and a chance to win all sorts of raffle prizes.

How to Register

RSVP for all of these events on Buy Buy Baby’s website.

Infant Feeding and Lactation

Infant feeding changes so much in the first year, so being prepared and ready for those changes is important.  From early breastfeeding to pumping to introducing solids, this workshop covers all the basics!  Come explore feeding accessories and equipment, ask questions about lactation, bottle feeding, and solids, and learn valuable resources to dog the first year food fight!

Saturday,  May 18
11:30am – 12:30pm

Buy Buy Baby Greenwood

Tuesday,  May 21
11:30am – 12:30pm

Buy Buy Baby Castleton

Cloth Diapering

Curious about using cloth?  Ever wondered if cloth was for you?  Get your questions ready & come learn about cloth diapering from a local cloth diapering expert. The workshop will cover types cloth diapers, washing and storage, advantages/disadvantages and more!

Wednesday,  June 19
6:00 – 7:00pm

Buy Buy Baby Castleton

Saturday,  June 22
6:00 – 7:00pm

Buy Buy Baby Greenwood

Potty Training

Ready to take the plunge into potty training, but not sure where to start? Come and learn about the signs and readiness cues of potty training & learn what equipment is necessary, helpful, and unnecessary in your toddler’s journey to undies!

Wednesday,  July 10
6:00 – 7:00pm

Buy Buy Baby Castleton

Tuesday,  July 23
6:00 – 7:00pm

Buy Buy Baby Greenwood

Babywearing

Not sure about babywearing? Want to keep baby close and support bonding? Come learn the benefits of babywearing and how to safely “wear” your baby, while trying out several carriers, including brands like Ergo, Tula, Lilibaby, etc!

Tuesday, August 20
11:30am – 12:30pm

Buy Buy Baby Castleton

Safe Sleep for Parents

Infant sleep is a hot topic and with hundreds of devices and accessories on the market, how do you choose what is safest for baby and best for your family? Come learn from a local expert on what the expect during the first year related to sleep and how to set up a space that is safest & most conducive for your baby’s sleep.

Saturday, September 14
11:30am – 12:30pm

Buy Buy Baby Greenwood