Roanoke

Low Impact Exercise Class

When 
Wednesday 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Diabetes Management | 1030 S Jefferson St Suite G101 | Roanoke

Do you want to exercise?  Don’t know where to start?  Come join us for a low impact group exercise class.  Benefits of exercise: lowers blood pressure, helps control diabetes, lowers risk for heart disease, and reduces stress levels.

You will receive your own free exercise program when you attend.  Class is FREE but space is limited.  Call 540-224-4371 to register.

Car Seat Safety Check

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke City Fire Station #6 | 1333 Jamison Ave SE

Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of children and 7 out of 10 car seats installed by parents/caregivers are not installed properly.  Come to the car seat check station to have a nationally certified child passenger safety technician educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat.  Services are free and no appointment necessary.

Breastfeeding for Working Mothers

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | 13th Floor | West Conference Room A

Learn how to plan, and prepare to continue breastfeeding once you return to work.  Taught by an experienced lactation educator, this class will give mothers step-by-step instructions on what they should prepare while on maternity leave, and how to pump and store their breast milk once they are back at work.  Nursing babies are welcome to come with their mothers.  Please make alternate childcare arrangements for older children.  Attend before or after the birth of your baby.  It is recommended that mothers take the basic breastfeeding class first.

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

Infant CPR/Safety

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium

Learn about the basics of infant CPR in this educational class.  The class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class.  You will also learn how to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Registration is required.  Please call 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
CRMH Rehab Auditorium Roanoke, VA

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, home and car safety, and more.  This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second or third trimester.

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

Happiest Baby On The Block

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

This is a one-session class to learn the secrets of calming a crying baby in minutes. You'll learn, step-by-step, how to help your baby sleep and how to soothe even the fussiest baby.  This class is based on the highly effective, new approach to babies pioneered by Dr. Harvey Karp in his best-selling book and DVD, "The Happiest Baby on the Block." Class cost includes a Happiest Baby on the Block™ DVD. Every expectant and new parent, grandparent, and caregiver should attend.

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

Newborn Care

When 
Monday 6:30 pm to 9:00 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, home and car safety, and more.  This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second or third trimester.

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

Happiest Baby On The Block

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
CRMH 13th Floor West Conference Room A

This is a one-session class to learn the secrets of calming a crying baby in minutes.  You'll learn, step-by-step, how to help your baby sleep and how to soothe even the fussiest baby.  This class is based on the highly effective, new approach to babies pioneered by Dr. Harvey Karp in his best-selling book and DVD, "The Happiest Baby on the Block".  Class cost includes a Happiest Baby on the Block™ DVD.  Every expectant and new parent, grandparent, and caregiver should attend.

Note: Please register early, as class size is limited.

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