Pregnancy & Parenting

Prenatal Tour, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
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 Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (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!

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

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!

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

Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" - 2017

When 
Friday 2:45 pm
Where 
Adolescent and Student Health Services, Conference Room - 902 South Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016 / Servicios de Salud para Adolescentes y Estudiantes, Sala de Conferencias - 902 South Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016

 
TEMA:    Tener un embarazo saludable   (1)           
 
 FECHA:             MES:
     20                   enero
     21                   abril
     21                   julio
     20                   octubre
 

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

Prepared Childbirth, NRV

When 
Monday 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

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:

  • 02/20/17
  • 02/27/17
  • 03/06/17
  • 03/13/17

Car Seat Safety Check - Roanoke

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
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.

Baby Basics Moms’ Club – Evening Club

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
902 South Jefferson St., Adolescent & Student Health Conf. Room, Roanoke, Va. 24013

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.
 

Baby Basics Moms’ Club – Evening Club

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
902 South Jefferson St., Adolescent & Student Health Conf. Room, Roanoke, Va. 24013

Baby Blues & Other Post Partnum 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 Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal and/or are closed.
 

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