- Shalom Baby delivers childbirth education within a Jewish context. Classes available for expectant and newer parents. We offer a 6-week traditional childbirth education series for first-time expectant parents. Class includes information on preparing, welcoming and raising a child from the Jewish perspective. Single session, "The Joys & Oys of Childbirth & Parenting" offers expectant AND newer parents a one-evening synopsis of Jewish traditions associated with childbirth, welcoming and raising a child. Classes are appropriate for individuals with all levels of Jewish knowledge. Interfaith couples encouraged to attend. FREE "Welcome to our World" packets delivered by friendly volunteers to a family with a child age 1 year and under. Packet includes gifts, discounts and information on Jewish life in the greater Baltimore area.