Parent with confidence.

Learn together. 

Our 100% on-demand class is taught by a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner and packed with hands-on demonstrations and downloadable resources covering babies 0-4 months.

“Hold your baby and keep it close to you all day and night!”

"Oh, I disagree. You don't want to spoil your baby!"

"My baby slept through the night at 8 weeks!"

"Well, my baby was up every 2 hours for months. It's not good for baby to sleep that long..." 

“My husband has NO clue how to handle a fussy baby. He just stands there looking freaked out.”

Overwhelmed by all the conflicting information out there about caring for a newborn?

Have you been planning and preparing for your birth only to realize that you know NOTHING about caring for a newborn?

Confused about newborn sleep and which “method” is the right one for you?

Do you wish there was a class that included information for formula feeding alongside breastfeeding?

Do you really want dad involved with caring for your new baby, but he doesn’t even know how to change a diaper?

We've been there!

Avoid the research rabbit trail and learn to care for your baby with confidence from our 100% on-demand course.

Here's a Sneak Peek

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  • Expert newborn education that you can trust from a board-certified PNP

  • A couples-focused approach so you can learn together

  • Real-life video demonstrations and how-tos

  • Live support group to help answer your questions

  • Practical PDF guides and printables

  • A balanced approach to all common newborn concerns

Meet Your Instructors


Jessica Lagrone, CCCE

Jessica is a certified childbirth educator, doula and mom of three girls. With her first, Jessica was so frustrated at all the information out there about newborn care that seemed to contradict itself. It was this reality that inspired her to create Balanced Families® - a place for truly balanced, un-biased and evidence-based information for families.

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Jessica Newcomb, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC

Jessica is a mom of two teenagers and has been working with women, infants and children since 2006, first as a registered nurse, and now as a pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP).  She currently oversees the newborn nursery at a local birthing center. Her warm and down-to-earth personality makes students feel more like they're learning from a good friend rather than a baby guru - yet Jessica is both!


Ben Lagrone, Ed.S

Ben co-founded Balanced Families® with Jessica to provide dads and birth partners with the tools they need to support their loved ones and take care of their babies. It is the dad-perspective and couples-focused instruction that make this newborn class so unique!

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Here's what you'll learn with
The Newborn Care for Couples

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  • Feeding, sleeping, diapering and milestone expectations for babies 0-4 months

  • How to interview pediatricians to find the right one for you

  • What to expect the first few hours after baby is born

  • Our top tips to survive the four-month sleep regression

  • What to do when your baby is fussy

  • Supplementing, combination feeding and formula feeding information

  • What to do if your baby is choking

  • Infant CPR basics*

...and so much more!

*Our course does NOT offer infant CPR certification. It includes a simple demonstration and suggested resources for students to learn more, including how to find a certification course.

"The most important thing for me was finding a class that hubby wouldn't hate and he really enjoyed it! You kept it fun while it was super informative!"


"I loved how much straight factual detail was given by the instructor. I also loved the demos and seeing things hands-on was helpful to really understand."


See What's Included

Real Demonstrations

From infant choking to soothing techniques, our course is packed with practical how-to videos.

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Online Support Group

Ask questions, find community, and attend exclusive live Q&A sessions.

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Downloadable Resources

Find info fast with our printables, cheat sheets, and reference guides. 


Lifetime Access

Having more kids? No sweat. Come back whenever you're ready for a refresher.


Here's just a sample of some of the downloadable resources:


  • Fussy Baby Flowchart: find out why baby is crying

  • Sleep Training Methods & Pros/Cons

  • One Page Summary of Everything: Birth to 4 Months

  • Combination Feeding: what you need to know

  • Hospital Bag for Baby Checklist

  • Sleepy Baby Cues

  • Four Ways to Burp a Baby

  • Types of Infant Carriers & Pros/Cons

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

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Test Drive the Course

Risk Free!

If you decide to change your mind, just contact us within 30 days and we'll issue you a full refund - no questions asked! We only ask that you first complete the course.

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