Pregnancy & Parenting

Grandparenting Today

When 
Thursday 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

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!

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

Low Intervention Childbirth

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

This Course provides the same class topics as our Prepared Childbirth Course, but has an increased emphasis on labor coping and support techniques, with a reduced emphasis on the use of pain medication in labor.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third (3rd) Trimester
Class Dates:

  • 04/26/17
  • 05/03/17
  • 05/10/17
  • 05/17/17
  • 05/24/17
  • 05/31/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion 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) 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

This is as close as you will come to a baby owner's manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as:

  • Bathing
  • Getting the baby to sleep
  • Understanding baby's cry
  • Diapering
  • Dressing
  • Temperature taking
  • Feeding a newborn
  • Home & Car Safety - and much more!

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

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

Prepared Childbirth

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

  • 04/06/17
  • 04/13/17/
  • 04/20/17
  • 04/27/17
  • 05/04/17
  • 05/11/17

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

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

 

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Thursday 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

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents

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

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 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 Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

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

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 Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

Baby Basics Moms Club - NRV, Mornings

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Ctr., Medical Office Building, Suite 202, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 2407

This meeting helps moms and families learn more about what to expect when you’re expecting.
Refreshments served at every meeting.
 
Topic: Welcome home baby.  Cute isn't always safest with car seats.
 
Baby Basics Moms Club of the NRV meets the first and second Monday of each month from 10:00a.m to 11:30a.m.  Please park near the Emergency Room

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

Baby Basics Moms Club - NRV, Mornings

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Ctr., Medical Office Building, Suite 202, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 2407

Moms only pampering.  Taking care of you.

Class Description:

This meeting helps moms and families learn more about what to expect when you’re expecting.  Refreshments served at every meeting.
 
Date and Time:
 
Baby Basics Moms Club of the NRV meets the first and second Monday of each month from10:00a.m to 11:30a.m.  Please park near the Emergency Room

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

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