Sibling Preparation (UTC Area)

How parents can smooth the transition into becoming a big brother or sister

An infant and young boy play with blocks, representing the importance of introducing older kids to a new baby.

How parents can smooth the transition into becoming a big brother or sister

Congratulations on the addition to your family! This is an exciting time for you as a parent and for your child as they become a sibling.


This class is designed for children 3.5 – 6 years of age and their parents to help prepare the entire family for the new baby. Children will have an opportunity to learn about their new role, through hands-on and circle-time activities. 


Topics include:


  • Sibling role as helper 
  • Safe toys 
  • Newborn appearance and behavior 
  • Life with baby 
  • Expectations for smiling, loving, feeding and crying 
  • Feelings and common thoughts about being a sibling 
  • Safety in touching and holding the baby


Pre-registration allows us to reserve your space and contact you in the event of a change in the time or location of a class or on the rare occasion that we have a class cancellation.


Please remember, we cannot guarantee accommodation for walk-in participation at our classes, screenings and programs and cannot be responsible for any inconvenience due to lack of registration.

Scripps Health Corporate Offices – Building C
Assembly Room B
10010 Campus Point Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
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Event details
Date Time Fee
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019 - Sat, Oct 19th, 2019 10 am - 11:30 am $15.00