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Registration Open for Babysitting Basics Class at Methodist Women's Hospital Campus

Published: May 12, 2021

Registration is now open for Babysitting Basics, a program presented by the Methodist Women's Hospital childbirth education team.

Babysitting Basics class is for youths 11 and older who are preparing to begin a babysitting career.

This four-hour training will offer the necessary safety knowledge and skills for youth babysitters to responsible care for infants and children. Included in the class:

  • Basic child care will be demonstrated and practiced, including handwashing, feeding, diapering and calming techniques.  
  • Family and Friends CPR (non-certificate), which offers lifesaving skills and education in a group environment. 
  • Participants will also learn babysitting etiquette and fun activities to keep children engaged and entertained.

Space is limited, and classes fill quickly. 


Class Dates, Location and Cost


Monday, June 7, 8 a.m. to noon
Monday, June 7, 1 to 5 p.m.
Friday, June 11, 8 a.m. to noon
Friday, June 25, 8 a.m. to noon
Friday, June 25, 1 to 5 p.m.


Women’s Medical Office Building, 717 N. 190th Plaza, 2nd floor conference area

More information

Open to: Students age 11 and older
Class size: Limited to 16 students 
Cost of class to participant: $55


Online registration 

Click here to find and register for a Babysitting Basics class, or go to the Methodist Health System online event calendar at and enter "babysitting" in the keyword search.



For more information, contact Childbirth Education at (402) 815-1136 or