Learn at Tiny Tots

We offer a great space to learn about the topics that are relevant to you. From diapering through potty training, we’ve got you covered.

Diapering & Potty

Compost & Cloth Diaper School at Natural Resources in San Francisco

Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • June 1
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • September 7

In this one hour workshop, Tim of Tiny Tots Diaper Service and cloth diaper advocate - presents options for more eco-friendly diapering. This class will provide information on Compostable Diaper Service at Tiny Tots, and an overview of the most common cloth diapering systems available commercially.

Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia Street, San Francisco

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Cloth Diaper Options Workshop

Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21

Not sure what you're doing for diapers? Learn about all the different diapering options including the different styles & types of cloth diapers, compostable diapers and price ranges.

$20 per family (up to 2 people)

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Diapering Options Private Consultation

What options are you considering for diapering your baby? In this private session, you will have an hour to work with one of our diapering experts to help you make the best decision for your family.

$35 per family

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Babywearing

Babywearing Cafe

Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Bring one carrier you need help with and we will help you get a better fit for you and your baby. Or maybe you have an idea about a carrier you want to buy but you want to come try it first or feel the different fabric choices. You’ll also receive hands on help with learning a new carry with a carrier you already use and love. Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog

Please email her directly to schedule an appointment at jaym@tinytots.com

$15 per 15 minute increments

Babywearing 101

Second Saturdays from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • June 8
  • July 13
  • August 10
  • September 14

Join this small class for new or expectant parents or those new to baby carriers. This class covers all the babywearing basics. We will discuss different carrier types, demonstrate proper use and positioning, and break down the advantages for each carrier type. We will also focus on ways baby carrying can support breastfeeding both biologically and practically, and ways for partners and other caregivers to support feeding. We will get a chance to explore the available carriers on the market for newborn babies with help from weighted demonstration dolls. Follow her blog

$25

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Babywearing Private Consultation

Bring your personal carrier or try many different carriers from our extensive library to get an idea what works for you. Hands-on help with proper positioning and use, recommendations for carriers that will suit your personal taste, demonstrations and reference sheets to bring home with you, are just a handful of the things that can be included with your personalized consultation. Makes a great new baby gift! Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog

$100

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Breastfeeding

Introduction to Breastfeeding (Sponsored by The Nursing Mothers Counsel)

Select Saturdays from 10:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21

Join us for this fun, interactive workshop. Designed to demystify the breastfeeding experience. This class provides insights, information and practical skills to help you navigate the early weeks of breastfeeding. Topics covered include how to establish an abundant supply of milk, how to achieve a comfortable latch, normal challenges & what to do about them, when & where to go for help, as well as community resources.

FREE • RSVP to Stephanie at speakers@nursingmothers.orgMore information about Nursing Mothers

La Leche League South Bay Evening Meeting

Second Tuesday of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • June 11
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10

All caregivers interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend La Leche League meetings. Babies are welcome. In addition to discussion around a specific topic, everyone is invited to share their current breastfeeding issues and to seek information and encouragement from other attendees and the group leaders. If you are looking for breastfeeding classes, lactation support, or just want to meet up with other nursing parents, you will find information and support at La Leche League meetings.

FREE • For more information contact La Leche League, via lllofgreatersanjose@gmail.com or check our area webpage

Safety & Health

Infant CPR and Safety - Birth to 1 Year

Saturday from Noon - 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 8
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • October 5
  • November 2

New and expectant parents learn skills in this two hour class that will enable them to recognize basic infant emergencies such as sudden respiratory/cardiac arrest and choking, and how to respond to them. Students participate in hands-on practice using infant mannequins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor.

$75 per couple or $45 per person • Learn more

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Child CPR and First Aid - 1 Year to Puberty

Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • May 8
  • July 10
  • September 25
  • November 13

This 2 hour class helps one learn to give basic first aid and to recognize and respond to a respiratory/cardiac arrest, choking and use an automated external defibrillator on a child. Benefit from a small class size as students participate in hands-on practice using child manikins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor. (if two people, the manikin is shared).

$80 up to 2 people • Learn more

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Car Seat Inspections

Offered two Saturdays per month at Tiny Tots

  • June 8
  • June 29
  • July 6
  • July 27
  • August 10
  • August 24
  • September 14
  • September 28

We offer car seat education & installation at our pop-up fitting stations located throughout the Bay Area. For each 30 minute appointment, we can accommodate up to 2 car seats within an immediate family (can be 1 car seat in each of the two cars or 2 car seats in one car). If you need more than 2 seats checked, please book yourself for two (or more) 30 minute appointments as we cannot accommodate more than 2 seats at each 30 minute appointment.
A Beep! Beep! certified car seat technician will inspect your child’s car seat, show you how to install the car seat, how to correctly harness your child, discuss common car seat errors, and go over the next steps for your child. By the end of your appointment, you will be confident that you can install your child’s car seat safely each and every time.

$59

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Support Groups

Silicon Valley Twins & Triplets

First Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A free monthly support group for new & expecting parents of multiples. We meet to discuss various topics including sleep, feedings, baby gear, traveling and more!

Free • For more info, email info@geminicrickets.org