Pregnancy & Parenting

Introducing your Four – Legged Baby to your new Baby

When 
Thursday 7:00 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

Course Description:

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.

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.

 

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

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.
 

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic 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

Class Description:

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:
•    06/01/17
•    06/08/17
•    06/15/17
•    06/22/17
•    06/29/17
•    07/06/17
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 
Thursday 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.

Low Intervention Childbirth Education

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

Class Description:
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.  Participants should plan on attending this course at the beginning of the third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).

Class Dates:
•    06/14/17
•    06/21/17
•    06/28/17
•    07/05/17
•    07/12/17
•    07/19/17

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.

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

Description:

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

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.
 

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

Description:

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.

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