Pregnancy & Parenting

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

Breastfeeding, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to Friday 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.
 
Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic 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!

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic 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!

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.

 

Baby Basics Moms Club – NRV, Evenings

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Ctr., Medical Office Building, Suite 202, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Subject: Labor & Delivery Vocabulary.  Is one Drink too much?

Class Description:

This meeting helps moms and families learn more about what to expect when you’re expecting.
Refreshments served at every meeting.
 
Baby Basics Moms Club of the NRV meets the third and fourth Monday of each month from 6pm to 7:30pm.  Please park near the Emergency Room.
 

Prepared Childbirth, NRV

When 
Wednesday 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:

  •  01/25/17
  •  02/01/17
  •  02/08/17
  •  02/15/17

Baby Basics Moms Club – NRV, Evenings

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Ctr., Medical Office Building, Suite 202, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 2407

Subject: Child proofing your home.  Car Seat Safety

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 third and fourth Monday of each month from 6pm to 7:30pm.  Please park near the Emergency Room.
 

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 24073

Subject: Is this labor already?  What can I take for pain

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
 
Sponsors:
 
Southwest Virginia Perinatal Council
Carilion Clinic
March of Dimes
 

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