The Start of a Beautiful Friendship: FREE Sibling Preparation Packet

babyThis free family packet is designed to prepare parents and soon-to-be big brothers and sisters for the arrival of the new sibling.

A new baby may cause lots of sudden changes in a family. Before the baby is born, parents typically spend a lot of attention and energy on preparations. After the baby arrives, much of the family's attention involves meeting the newborn's basic needs. All this change can be hard for older siblings to handle. There are steps you can take to prepare your child for all this change, and to make the transition a little easier for the entire family.

Parents will learn tips to help manage their growing family. Big brothers- and sisters-to-be, ages 3 to 10, will receive an interactive workbook to express their feelings about the new sibling, and a personalized “big sibling” certificate.

To request your “Start of a Beautiful Friendship” Family Packet, contact Kathleen.johnson@rwjbh.org

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