Pregnancy & Parenting

Prepared Childbirth, NRV

When 
Sunday 6:30 pm to Monday 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room Side 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.

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

Breastfeeding, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room Side 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.

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

Well Baby Care, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room Side B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

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.
 
Agenda:
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!

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

Prenatal Tour

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room Side 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.

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

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Course Description:
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.
 

  • Learn how to create a safe home environment
  • Crib Safety
  • Poison and Chocking prevention

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

Breastfeeding

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

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

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

Prepared Childbirth (Weekend)

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

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

  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • The labor partner’s role
  • Variations of labor
  • The labor and birth process
  • Adjustment to parenthood – and many other details of labor and birth.

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

  • 09/09/17
  • 09/16/17

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

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

 

Newborn Care

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

Class Description:

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.
 
Agenda:

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!

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

Breastfeeding for Working Mothers

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

Class Description:

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

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

Newborn Care

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

Class Description:

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.
 
Agenda:

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!

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

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