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Welcoming a new-born into the family the Montessori way


About This Course

This free course for parents and extended family is designed to cover all aspects of bringing home a new-born. Whether you are a first time mum or a veteran grandad, this course explores how we can all contribute the Montessori way to welcome a new family member.

This course also includes a free global Montessori stories area where participants are encouraged to share their stories and experiences of adding another member to the family.

Please note this course is staffed and running from February 2020 for three weeks. However you can access the course any time after this and complete in your own time. You will have a minimum of one month access to this course, depending on when you start.

What You'll Learn

This course will cover: Pregnancy, breaking the news and preparation; Preparing the environment; Birth and welcoming the new-born/sibling home; First weeks, adjusting, getting support.


There are no requirements to take this course, just an interest in parenting the Montessori way.

Course Content

This course was written for MCI by Laura Heap and Jeremy Clarke. It is supported by Millie James.

Frequently Asked Questions

What web browser should I use?

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See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

Where do I study this course?

All our courses on this site are fully online which means you can sign up today and get started straight away from the comfort of your home or on the go!

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