Pregnancy & Parenting

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.

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 by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

 

Prepared Childbirth Education

When: 

Monday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: 

Carilion Community Medical Building | 4th Floor | Community Room

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six-week series addresses topics such as 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.  Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).

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

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 consultant, this class will give mothers step-by-step instructions on how 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 by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

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