Roanoke

Weekend Childbirth Education

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Community Medical Building | 4th Floor | Community Room

This class meets on two consecutive Saturdays.  During this series, you and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared. Topics covered include breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, and many other details of labor and birth.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium

This is as close as you’ll come to a baby owner’s manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as bathing, getting the baby to sleep, understanding baby’s cry, diapering, dressing, temperature taking, feeding a newborn and more. This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby’s basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-day class in your second or third trimester.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Grandparenting Today

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital / 13th Floor / West Conference Room A

What’s new since you had your baby?  Join in this fun two-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  Topics include an overview of current recommendations for infant care, safety measures, how to support the new parents and many more.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Low Intervention Childbirth Education

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Community Medical Building / 4th Floor / Community Room

This course provides the same class topics as our Prepared Childbirth course, but has an increased emphasis on labor coping and support techniques, with a reduced emphasis on the use of pain medication in labor.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

 

Red Hot Mamas

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Where 
South County Library: 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke

Taking Back Control: Urinary Changes and Concerns

Light refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.

 

To register for this event or learn when the next Red Hot Mamas program is being held in your community, please call 800-422-8482.

Points on Joints

When 
Monday 6:00 pm
Where 
South County Library

Learn About the Latest Joint Replacement Surgery Techniques

If you are 45 or older with joint pain or limited motion, join us for a free seminar to learn more about your options for joint care, including the anterior approach to replacement surgery. Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics is the most experienced team in our region, having performed more than 1,700 of these advanced procedures. Our surgeons are committed to helping you stay strong, keep moving, and—most importantly—feel like you again.

For more information or to registration, please call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Low-Impact Group Exercise

When 
Thursday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Diabetes Center | 1030 S Jefferson St Suite G101 | Roanoke

Thinking about starting to exercise?  Come join us for a free four week low-impact group exercise class to help get you started. 

You will also receive a free exercise program and a exercise band to use at home.

 

Class dates are as follows: October 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th.

 

To register for the class call 540-224-4360.

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