Pregnancy & Parenting

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.

 

Newborn Care

When: 

Wednesday 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 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.

Prepared Child Birth Class

When: 

Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: 

Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA

Prepared Childbirth Classes at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.  This series will be every Tuesday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. from October 1 - October 22.  Contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482 for additional information.

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