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Sleep Solutions Drop-In Clinic (Babies 0-12 mos)

10:00am - 11:00am

Do you have questions about your baby's sleep? From eliminating night wakings to naps, this is the place to get your answers. Bring your baby and your questions! This group will be facilitated by Janeen Hayward, Founder of Swellbeing. Fee is $40. Questions? Contact Janeen at

Infant/Child CPR for Expectant Parents

9:00am - 10:30am

Would you know what to do for a choking or water emergency? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all parents know CPR.  This is the ideal pregnancy class, featuring the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a fun, dynamic group environment utilizing the American Heart Association research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the hands-on CPR practice time using the industry's best manikins.  This  event is held at the fantastic Sprout San Francisco. Register here.

What's different about us: Our American Heart Association certified CPR Instructors have experience working with more than 20,000 new families. We are skilled in the safety challenges that new parents face. Our classes include additional safety information specific to new families: SIDS prevention, poison control & car seat safety. Chicago CPR is a division of Safety Squad, LLC.

Green Registry Workshop

10:00am - 11:00am

One of our favorite things at Sprout is helping customers prepare for a new baby. At our Green Registry Workshop, we can help you choose the healthiest and safest products for your little one and steer you clear of unneccesary products. You and a guest can enjoy light refreshments while our experts help you build your registry, and we'll even offer you an exclusive discount while you shop. Please RSVP by calling (773) 489-0009 or emailing to reserve your spot as space is very limited.

Gear up for the event by reading our Healthy Baby Guides and by checking out our registry resources including a checklist and information about our registry app!

Take better photos of your kids! Photo workshop with Grow and Shine Photography

10:30am - 11:30am

Getting a good photo of a wiggly child can be a challenge for even the best professional photographers with the most advanced equipment.  Does a parent with an iPhone even have a chance? Stack the odds in your favor with this class, offered by Edyta of Grow and Shine Photography. Edyta is the 2013 Red Tricycle Best Family Photographer.  Her award-winning work has been published in well-known photography magazines and blogs.

She will teach you the importance of light, rules of composition and how to add a creative touch to your everyday snapshots.  She can't stop your children from squirming, but she will give you tips to capture fresh and beautiful photos of them.

To celebrate the partnership between Grow and Shine Photography and Sprout San Francisco, class attendees will receive a special discount on a photography package from Grow and Shine, as well as a discount on clothing from Sprout to use the day of the event.

This event is free but attendees must RSVP in advance to


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Weekly Events


10:00 - 10:40am -- Music Class with Mr. Dave. Register.

11:00 - 11:40am  -- Music Class with Mr. Dave. Register.

12:00 - 12:40pm -- Music class with Mr. Dave. Register.


11:00 - 11:40am  -- Music Class with Mr. Dave. Register


10:30am - 12:30pm -- Lactation Partners Breastfeeding drop in clinic.  Upcoming dates 4/2  (4/2 Cancelled and Rescheduled for Friday 4/4) and 4/16.

4:00 - 4:40 pm -- Music class with Mr. Dave. Register.


11:00 - 11:45am -- Jitterbugs movement class with Sarah Martay. $10 drop in. Cash only please.

4:00 - 4:40 pm --Music class with Mr. Dave. Register.


4:00 - 4:40pm -- Music class with Mr. Dave. Register.


Music Class with Mr. Dave
Rock out with Mr. Dave. For kids 0-3. Please register to guarantee a space in class. If there are non-registered for spaces available at the time classes begin, cash will be accepted at the door on a first come, first served basis.

*Register for music classes here.

Breastfeeding drop in clinic by Lactation Partners

Join the lactation consultants from Lactation Partners for a drop in breastfeeding clinic.  This will provide you with the opportunity to “fine tune” your baby’s latch, check for weight gains, ask questions or just connect with other breastfeeding moms.  This is not meant to replace an in home lactation consultation.  The cost is $40 check or cash. Upcoming dates 4/2 (4/2 Cancelled and Rescheduled for Friday 4/4) and 4/16.

Jitterbugs with Sarah Martay

Jitterbugs was designed for toddlers who like to move! Through various types of movement, your tiny dancer will improve his/her coordination and balance, learn new ways to move, and enjoy acting silly with other toddlers. We recommend this class for walkers and up. Sarah's goal is to provide children opportunities to celebrate their creativity, explore movement, and interact with others in a safe and productive way. $10 cash to drop in. Find out more about the instructor here.

Sproutlets with Sarah Martay *No classes currently held -- check back in a few weeks for a new schedule!

Each week, toddlers and guardians will participate in a new hands-on project designed to boost children’s fine motor skills, sensory awareness, creativity, curiosity, and early literacy skills. Participants will leave with authentic artwork created by their child and new ideas for educational play at home. This class is appropriate for toddlers from 18 months – 3 years. The cost is $10 cash.