Roanoke

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This 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 and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Advance Directives/Living Wills 101

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
College Lutheran Church - 210 S. College Ave., Salem, VA 24153
  • Why do I need a Living Will / Advance Medical Directive?
  • Why is it important to have one in place now?
  • How do I help my family and medical team understand my wishes for end-of-life care?

Join Mark G. Swope, Ph.D., director of Medical Ethics, at this event, hosted by Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries, to find out the answer to these questions and more! 

There is no cost to participate and light refreshments will be provided.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 Handicap accessible.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Newborn Care

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

This is as close as you will 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 & Car Safety - and much 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 (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Low Intervention Childbirth Education

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

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.  Participants should plan on attending this course at the beginning of the third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Class Dates:

  • 03/08/17
  • 03/15/17
  • 03/22/17
  • 03/29/17
  • 04/05/17
  • 04/12/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Breastfeeding for Working Mothers

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

Learn how to plan and prepare to continue breastfeeding once you return to work.  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.  This class is taught by an experienced Lactation Educator.  Plan to attend before and/or after the birth of your baby.  It is recommended that Mothers take the basic breastfeeding course first.  

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Breastfeeding, Roanoke

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

Breastfeeding is a learned behavior for both Mom and baby.  During this class, a Certified Lactation Consultant provides the information you will need to decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your new baby.  If you have already decided to breastfeed, this class will provide basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Prepared Childbirth

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building 102 Highland Ave. SE, 4th floor, Roanoke, VA 24013

Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six (6)-week series will address 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.

Participants should plan to attend this class at the beginning of their third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Dress comfortably as you will be sitting / lying on the floor. *Please take two pillows and a blanket to each of your six Prepared Childbirth Classes.
Class Dates:

  • 03/07/17
  • 03/14/17
  • 03/21/17
  • 03/28/17
  • 04/04/17
  • 04/11/17

This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This 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 and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

Prepared Childbirth (Weekend)

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

**This class meets on two (2) consecutive Saturdays **
Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  Topics that will be 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.

Participants should plan to attend this class at the beginning of their third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Dress comfortably as you will be sitting / lying on the floor. *Please take two pillows and a blanket to each of your six Prepared Childbirth Classes.

  • 02/25/17
  • 03/04/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Introducing Your Four – Legged Baby to Your New Baby

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

This class is taught by a Veterinarian and gives expectant parents ideas on how to prepare their pet for the arrival of a new baby!

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

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