Pregnancy & Parenting

Newborn Care

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
The Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 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 a baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

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

Grandparenting Today

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinkc Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

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!

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

Grandparenting Today

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

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 much more!

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

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

Breastfeeding is a learned behavior for both Mom and baby.  During this class, a Certified Lactation Consultant provides the infomration 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.

Registration is requiredPlease call (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

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.

Registration is requiredPlease call (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

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.

Registration is requiredPlease call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

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.

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

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

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 you with basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

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

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A

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 breatsfeed, this class will provide you with the basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

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

Infant Massage

When 
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
1906 Belleview Ave SE Roanoke, VA 24014

Helping parents bond and improve the health of their new baby

Whether it’s grabbing at those little toes or rubbing their backs to soothe them, parents have always loved bonding with their newborns. But life can get hectic with a newborn and it’s important to make time for yourself and your baby. Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital is proud to offer a twoweek infant massage course for babies age 4 weeks to 1 year.

Beyond bonding, the course can also help with:
»» Stress relief (for babies and parents)
»» Growth and development
»» Gas
»» Symptoms of colic
»» Increasing parents’ confidence and sensitivity to baby’s signals and cues
»» Weight gain and neurological development in premature babies

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