Events Calendar

  • Repeats every week every Monday until Tue Jul 26 2016 .
    , Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building l 4th Floor l Community Room - 101 Elm Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

    You and your support partner will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six (6)-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 (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the last Thursday until Fri Dec 30 2016 .
    , Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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.  This class is offered every other month.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every month until Thu Nov 03 2016 .
    , Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Breastfeeding and Old Wives Tales

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Repeats every month on June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the first Tuesday until Wed Dec 07 2016 .
    , Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air every first and third Tuesday of each month.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:00am
    Trinity Ecumenical Parish - 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, VA 24121

    An activity for kids to learn about Heart, Lungs, Hair, Ears, Vision, Stomach and Teeth.  Activities and Build a cut out person will help children learn about these body parts and how to keep them healthy!

    This event is for children ages 6 - 12 and is limited to (20) children, not including adults.  

    Registration is required.  You must register with Tami by calling (540) 721-4330, (540) 297-5530 or via email at tepnurse@smltep.org 

    We look forward to seeing you there!
     
    Let's Build Healthy Kids

    Lets Build Healthy Kids_Flier August 2016.pdf

  • Repeats every month on March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December on the first Tuesday until Wed Dec 07 2016 .
    , Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, MOB Bldg, 102 Highland Ave. SE, 4th fl. 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.

    Dates of the class:

    • 08/03/16
    • 08/10/16
    • 08/17/16
    • 08/24/16
    • 08/31/16
    • 09/07/16
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:30am
    Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

    A Women's Event to Inspire Better Health:

    Women's Health University presents - "Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again!"

    Your feet will carry you an average of 115,000 miles in your lifetime.  Whether it is your shoes and/or the result of an underlying health condition such as diabetes or obesity, you may be one of the twenty (20) percent of Americans who experience a foot problem this year.

    Come and join us to learn all about foot health and how you can prevent common foot issues so you can enjoy an active lifestyle!

    Registration is Required.  For more information and/or to register for this event, please contact Carilion Clinic at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    Deadline to Register: August 1st!

    Women's Health University - "Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again"

  • Repeats every month on July, August, September, October, November, December on the first Thursday 6 times .
    , Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    During this class, a lactation specialist will present the information you need for a successful breastfeeding experience.  Basic instruction about breastfeeding techniques and benefits are just a few of the topics presented.  We encourage a support person to attend class with you to know how to best aid in your breastfeeding efforts.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every 2 weeks every Friday until Sat Dec 17 2016 except Fri Apr 29 2016, Fri May 13 2016, Fri May 27 2016, Fri Jun 10 2016, Fri Jun 24 2016, Fri Jul 08 2016, Fri Jul 22 2016, Fri Jul 29 2016, Fri Sep 30 2016, Fri Oct 14 2016, Fri Oct 28 2016, Fri Nov 11 2016, Fri Nov 25 2016, Fri Dec 09 2016, Fri Dec 30 2016. Also includes Fri May 06 2016, Fri May 20 2016, Fri Jun 03 2016, Fri Jun 17 2016, Fri Jul 01 2016, Fri Jul 15 2016, Fri Oct 07 2016, Fri Oct 21 2016, Fri Nov 04 2016, Fri Nov 18 2016, Fri Dec 02 2016, Fri Dec 16 2016.
    , Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:00am
    Carilion Clinic Roanoke Community Hospital - 101 Elm Ave, Roanoke, VA 24013

    A Community event to Inspire Better Health:

    If you are 45 and/or older and have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and/or a family history of cardiovascular concerns, or if you smoke, join us for a free cardiovascular screening.  

    Not all patients are eligible, including individuals who are currently being treated for the following:

    • Abdominal aneurysm
    • Heart disease
    • Carotid stenosis
    • Stroke or transient ischemic attach (TIA).

    This Screening is free but Registration is required and limited screening times are available.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482 to register and/or for more information.

    Cardiovascular Screening

  • Repeats every month on the 6 of February until Sun Aug 07 2016 . Also includes Sat Apr 02 2016, Sat Jul 09 2016, Sat Aug 06 2016.
    , Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 9:30am
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 08/08/16
    • 05/15/16
    • 08/22/16
    • 08/29/16
  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
    Christiansburg Library - 125 Sheltman Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    A Community Event to inspire Better Health:

    If you have varicose veins - your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy and/or drampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  

    Come and join our Carilion Clinic Vascular Surgeon for a FREE presentation and Vein Screening to determine your risk factors.  

    Dr. Ashish Rahu, M.D., is a board-certified vascular surgeon with offices in Christiansburg, Pearisburg and Wytheville, VA.  

    Registration is Required.  For more information and/or to register for this event, please contact Carilion Clinic at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 (Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

    ** PLEASE WEAR LOOSE-FITTING CLOTHING - SHORTS ARE BEST! **

  • Repeats every month on the 10 of February, August until Thu Nov 10 2016 . Also includes Wed Mar 09 2016, Wed Apr 13 2016, Wed May 11 2016, Wed Jun 08 2016, Wed Jul 13 2016, Wed Sep 14 2016, Wed Oct 12 2016, Wed Nov 09 2016.
    , Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:30am
    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.  

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Wednesday until Thu Dec 15 2016 .
    , Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

    A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

    Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

    • Airway clearance                                         
    • Exercise
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Breathing retraining
    • Living with Chronic lung disease
    • Preventing infections
    • Emotional and Social well-being
    • Medications
    • Sleep disorders
    • Energy conservation
    • Nutrition
    • Travel

    Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
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    • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

    New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
    member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

    For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

  • Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Thursday until Fri Dec 09 2016 .
    , Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

  • Repeats every month on July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Thursday 6 times .
    , Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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 and car safety and much more!

    This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every month on October on the second Saturday until Sun Oct 09 2016 .
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 9:30am
    The 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 thhis one-evening class in your second (2nd) and/or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Saturday until Sun Dec 11 2016 .
    , Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

    Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

    This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

    Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

     

  • Repeats every month on July, August, September, October, November, December on the third Tuesday until Wed Dec 21 2016 .
    , Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio on the first and third Tuesdays of each month as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Repeats every month on May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the third Tuesday until Sat Dec 31 2016 .
    , Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Roanoke Public Library | 706 S Jefferson Street | Main Library Auditorium

    If you have Crohn's or colitis, you are not alone. This support group is open to anyone suffering from Crohn's disease or Colitis. You do not have to be a patient of Carilion Clinic and loved ones are encouraged to join as well.

    Join us at the Roanoke Public Library on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Repeats every month on the third Wednesday until Thu Dec 22 2016 .
    , Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
    Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

     

  • Repeats every month on May, August, November on the third Wednesday until Thu Nov 17 2016 .
    , Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Baby Blues and Other Postpartum Concerns

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Fri Dec 16 2016 .
    , Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on June, July, August, September, October on the third Thursday 5 times .
    , Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room B | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every month on June, July, August, September, October on the third Thursday 5 times .
    , Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    While you’re on the hospital tour, your children (ages 3 to 10) can prepare for having a baby around the house by attending a sibling tour.  Siblings are encouraged to talk about changes a new baby may bring to their family, things older siblings can do to help Mom and Dad, and activities they can do when Mom is busy with the baby.  The free tour includes a visit to the Birthplace unit.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every month on the 22 of March until Wed Dec 14 2016 . Also includes Thu Apr 14 2016, Thu May 05 2016, Tue May 24 2016, Thu Jun 09 2016, Tue Jul 19 2016, Thu Aug 18 2016, Tue Sep 06 2016, Thu Sep 22 2016, Thu Oct 06 2016, Tue Oct 25 2016, Tue Nov 01 2016, Thu Nov 17 2016, Thu Dec 01 2016, Tue Dec 13 2016.
    , Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Repeats every month on the 19 of August until Sat Aug 20 2016 .
    , Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:00am
    Vinton Farmers Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

    Carilion Clinic has partnered with Vinton Farmer's Market to bring you Health Screenings while you shop for food! The Vinton Farmer's Market is located in downtown Vinton since 1988.  "The market has provided a convenient location for local farmers to sell fresh produce, eggs, homemade baked goods, jam, jellies, greenery, handmade crafts, flowers and plants."

    Come by and see us at the Vinton Farmer's Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure.

    The Cost is Free! We look forward to seeing you there! 

  • Repeats every month on October on the fourth Wednesday until Thu Oct 27 2016 .
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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 more!

    This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

  • Repeats every month on March, April, May, June, August, September on the fourth Thursday until Fri Sep 23 2016 .
    , Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 08/31/16
    • 09/07/16
    • 09/14/16
    • 09/28/16
  • Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Breastfeeding and Old Wives Tales

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    During this class, a lactation specialist will present the information you need for a successful breastfeeding experience.  Basic instruction about breastfeeding techniques and benefits are just a few of the topics presented.  We encourage a support person to attend class with you to know how to best aid in your breastfeeding efforts.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air every first and third Tuesday of each month.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on June, September, December on the first Wednesday until Thu Dec 08 2016 .
    , Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Is This Labor? A Few Weeks Do Make a Difference:

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Repeats every month on the 20 of September until Wed Sep 21 2016 .
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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 and car safety and more!

    This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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 and car safety and much more!

    This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, September 9, 2016 - 8:00am
    Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View | 3315 Ordway Drive | Roanoke, VA 24017

    Join us for the 2016 Pain Conference at the Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View.
    The objectives that will be achieved during the conference include:

    • Discuss strategies to provide safe and evidence-based pain management of challenging patients.
    • Discuss advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) approaches to pain management.
    • Describe proper and safe opioid prescribing and the use of the Prescription Monitoring Program.
    • Discuss new pain management medications.
    • Describe special pain management needs and interventions for children with cancer.
    • Discuss non-pharmacological pain interventions such as nutrition, therapeutic touch and healing arts.
    • Describe how to integrate mindfulness into the care of patients with pain.

    View the brochure for more information.

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

    Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

    This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

    Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

     

  • Repeats every month on the 12 of September until Mon Sep 19 2016 .
    , Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Jackson Park Library (Large Conference Room) - 1101 Morningside St., SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

    Successful quitters have tried to quit smoking on an average of seven (7) times! If you would like to quit within the coming year, consider attending this informative program.  Understand the stages of readiness, the addiction process and what to expect ahead of time to help you succeed when quitting. 

    This event is Free however, Registration is required.  To Register, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

    For more information and/or to schedule a similar program, please contact Edie Naughton, RN and Carilion Clinic Health Educator with Community Outreach at (540) 983-4071.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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:

    • 09/12/16
    • 09/19/16
    • 09/26/16
    • 10/03/16
    • 10/10/16
    • 10/17/16

    This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.
     

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:30am
    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.  

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

    A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

    Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

    • Airway clearance                                         
    • Exercise
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Breathing retraining
    • Living with Chronic lung disease
    • Preventing infections
    • Emotional and Social well-being
    • Medications
    • Sleep disorders
    • Energy conservation
    • Nutrition
    • Travel

    Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

    New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
    member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

    For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

  • Repeats every month on September on the second Wednesday until Thu Sep 15 2016 .
    , Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion Clinkc Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

    What's new since you had your baby?

    Join in this fun two (2)-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother! 

    Topics will include:

    • An overview of current recommendations for infant care

    • Safety measures

    • How-to support the new parents and many more!

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room B | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    While you’re on the hospital tour, your children (ages 3 to 10) can prepare for having a baby around the house by attending a sibling tour.  Siblings are encouraged to talk about changes a new baby may bring to their family, things older siblings can do to help Mom and Dad, and activities they can do when Mom is busy with the baby.  The free tour includes a visit to the Birthplace unit.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 - 6:30pm

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 09/19/16
    • 09/26/16
    • 10/03/16
    • 10/10//16
  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio on the first and third Tuesdays of each month as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Roanoke Public Library | 706 S Jefferson Street | Main Library Auditorium

    If you have Crohn's or colitis, you are not alone. This support group is open to anyone suffering from Crohn's disease or Colitis. You do not have to be a patient of Carilion Clinic and loved ones are encouraged to join as well.

    Join us at the Roanoke Public Library on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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 and car safety and more!

    This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
    Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

     

  • Repeats every month on June, September, December on the third Wednesday until Thu Dec 22 2016 .
    , Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Welcome Home Baby!

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or friend with you.  

    No need to register --------- JUST SHOW UP!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please Note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class; which covers more comprehensive information.

    **Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

     

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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.  This class is offered every other month.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

  • Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Breastfeeding and Old Wives Tales

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air every first and third Tuesday of each month.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on April, July, October on the first Wednesday until Thu Oct 06 2016 .
    , Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Healthy Pregnancy Lifestyles

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at 540-266-6000 or Toll-Free 800-422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    During this class, a lactation specialist will present the information you need for a successful breastfeeding experience.  Basic instruction about breastfeeding techniques and benefits are just a few of the topics presented.  We encourage a support person to attend class with you to know how to best aid in your breastfeeding efforts.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 9:30am
    The 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 thhis one-evening class in your second (2nd) and/or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

    Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

    This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

    Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

     

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:30am
    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.  

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

    A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

    Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

    • Airway clearance                                         
    • Exercise
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Breathing retraining
    • Living with Chronic lung disease
    • Preventing infections
    • Emotional and Social well-being
    • Medications
    • Sleep disorders
    • Energy conservation
    • Nutrition
    • Travel

    Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

    New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
    member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

    For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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 and car safety and much more!

    This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Repeats every month on July, October on the second Thursday until Fri Oct 14 2016 .
    , Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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 you with basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio on the first and third Tuesdays of each month as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Roanoke Public Library | 706 S Jefferson Street | Main Library Auditorium

    If you have Crohn's or colitis, you are not alone. This support group is open to anyone suffering from Crohn's disease or Colitis. You do not have to be a patient of Carilion Clinic and loved ones are encouraged to join as well.

    Join us at the Roanoke Public Library on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 10/18/16
    • 10/25/16
    • 11/01/16
    • 11/08/16

     

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
    Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

     

  • Repeats every month on April, July, October on the third Wednesday until Thu Oct 20 2016 .
    , Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Eating For Two: Facts & Myths

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more then welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register -------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at 540-266-6000 or Toll-Free 800-422-8482 or feel free to visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please Note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class, which covers more comprehensive information.

    **Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.  

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    While you’re on the hospital tour, your children (ages 3 to 10) can prepare for having a baby around the house by attending a sibling tour.  Siblings are encouraged to talk about changes a new baby may bring to their family, things older siblings can do to help Mom and Dad, and activities they can do when Mom is busy with the baby.  The free tour includes a visit to the Birthplace unit.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room B | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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 more!

    This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required - please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air every first and third Tuesday of each month.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Breastfeeding and Old Wives Tales

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on the 18 of May until Thu Nov 03 2016 . Also includes Wed Jul 13 2016, Wed Nov 02 2016.
    , Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

    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!

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Repeats every month on the 16 of November until Thu Nov 17 2016 .
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:30pm
    The 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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    During this class, a lactation specialist will present the information you need for a successful breastfeeding experience.  Basic instruction about breastfeeding techniques and benefits are just a few of the topics presented.  We encourage a support person to attend class with you to know how to best aid in your breastfeeding efforts.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 11/07/16
    • 11/21/16
    • 11/28/16
    • 12/05/16
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building 102 Highland Ave. SE, 4th floor, 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.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third (3rd) Trimester

    Class Dates:

    • 11/08/16
    • 11/15/16
    • 11/22/16
    • 11/29/16
    • 12/06/16
    • 12/13/16

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.
     

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:30am
    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.  

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

    A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

    Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

    • Airway clearance                                         
    • Exercise
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Breathing retraining
    • Living with Chronic lung disease
    • Preventing infections
    • Emotional and Social well-being
    • Medications
    • Sleep disorders
    • Energy conservation
    • Nutrition
    • Travel

    Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

    New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
    member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

    For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room A | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room A | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    While you’re on the hospital tour, your children (ages 3 to 10) can prepare for having a baby around the house by attending a sibling tour.  Siblings are encouraged to talk about changes a new baby may bring to their family, things older siblings can do to help Mom and Dad, and activities they can do when Mom is busy with the baby.  The free tour includes a visit to the Birthplace unit.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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 and car safety and much more!

    This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 9:30am
    Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

    ** This class meets on two (2) consecutive Saturdays. **

    During this series, you and your support partner are provided with the 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!

    Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third (3rd) Trimester.

    Class Dates:

    • 11/12/16
    • 11/19/16

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

    Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

    This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

    Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

     

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio on the first and third Tuesdays of each month as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Roanoke Public Library | 706 S Jefferson Street | Main Library Auditorium

    If you have Crohn's or colitis, you are not alone. This support group is open to anyone suffering from Crohn's disease or Colitis. You do not have to be a patient of Carilion Clinic and loved ones are encouraged to join as well.

    Join us at the Roanoke Public Library on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
    Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

     

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Baby Blues and Other Postpartum Concerns

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:30pm
    The 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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

    What's new since you had your baby?

    Join in this fun two (2)-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother!

    Topics will include:

    • An overview of current recommendations for infant care

    • Safety measures

    • How-to support the new parents - and much more!

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilin Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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.  This class is offered every other month.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    During this class, a lactation specialist will present the information you need for a successful breastfeeding experience.  Basic instruction about breastfeeding techniques and benefits are just a few of the topics presented.  We encourage a support person to attend class with you to know how to best aid in your breastfeeding efforts.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air every first and third Tuesday of each month.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This four (4)-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. 

    There is also a weekend class available on a limited basis.
    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.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482
     
    Dates of the Class:

    • 12/06/16
    • 12/13/16
    • 12/20/16
    • 12/27/16
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Is This Labor? A Few Weeks Do Make a Difference:

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or a friend with you.

    No need to register ------- just show up!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class - which covers more comprehensive information.

    ** Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
    The 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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800)422-8482.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    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 and car safety and much more!

    This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

    Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

    This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

    Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

     

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
    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.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

    A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

    Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

    • Airway clearance                                         
    • Exercise
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Breathing retraining
    • Living with Chronic lung disease
    • Preventing infections
    • Emotional and Social well-being
    • Medications
    • Sleep disorders
    • Energy conservation
    • Nutrition
    • Travel

    Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

    New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
    member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

    For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room B | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

    While you’re on the hospital tour, your children (ages 3 to 10) can prepare for having a baby around the house by attending a sibling tour.  Siblings are encouraged to talk about changes a new baby may bring to their family, things older siblings can do to help Mom and Dad, and activities they can do when Mom is busy with the baby.  The free tour includes a visit to the Birthplace unit.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

    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 breatsfeed, this class will provide you with the basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-free (800) 422-8482.

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.
     
    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:30am
    Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

    Fecha: Mes: Tema:
    15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
    5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)
    7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
    Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
    4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
    Dar pecho (3)
    2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
    Preparación para el parto (5)

    ** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 9:30am
    The 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 a baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

    Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:15am
    WTYI 1570 AM Radio - Rocky Mount

    Med Talk Health Radio on WYTI 1570 AM dial.

    Tune into WYTI 1570 AM Radio on the first and third Tuesdays of each month as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator covers a relevant and new health related topic discussion live on the air.  

    This program is sponsored by Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Roanoke Public Library | 706 S Jefferson Street | Main Library Auditorium

    If you have Crohn's or colitis, you are not alone. This support group is open to anyone suffering from Crohn's disease or Colitis. You do not have to be a patient of Carilion Clinic and loved ones are encouraged to join as well.

    Join us at the Roanoke Public Library on the third Tuesday of every month.

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00am
    Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

    This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

     

  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Carilion Clinic Adolescent and Student Health Services - Conference Room l 902 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

    Welcome Home Baby!

    Come meet and talk with other new Moms-To-Be at the Baby Basics Moms' Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you are expecting.  It's a fun, informative and FREE program you can attend as often as you would like.  You are more than welcome to bring a family member and/or friend with you.  

    No need to register --------- JUST SHOW UP!

    For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 or visit us at www.bbmomsclub.com for more detailed information.

    Please Note: this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class; which covers more comprehensive information.

    **Inclement Weather**: we follow the Roanoke County School System schedule - The Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed and/or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.

     

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

    "Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) 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 on the last Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

    Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

    For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..