CTMC prepares older siblings for the changes ahead with sibling classes
Ava watches her mother, Danarai Boots, demonstrate how to properly swaddle her baby doll for the Super Sibling class in the Community Classroom at Central Texas Medical Center. The Super Sibling Class teaches children how to be a great big brother or sister after their new sibling is born. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey
Danarai holds onto her youngest daughter Arya as she hugs her mother’s belly. Her baby brother is expected to arrive in early May.
RN Shari Soefje shows Arya and Ava around the delivery room where their mother will give birth to their new brother in the Women’s Center.
RN Shari Soefje gamely lowers and raises the electronic headrest on the bed for Arya while her mother talks with another RN.