Pregnancy & Parenting

Breastfeeding, Roanoke

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

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.

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.  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:

  •  08/02/17
  •  08/09/17
  •  08/16/17
  •  08/23/17
  •  08/30/17
  •  09/06/17

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

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.

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.

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 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.

  • Learn how to create a safe home environment
  • Crib Safety
  • Poison and Chocking prevention

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

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.

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.

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.

  • Learn how to create a safe home environment
  • Crib Safety
  • Poison and Chocking prevention

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

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

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.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic 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: Everyone always wants to touch the belly!  Can't you induce me?

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

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.

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.

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.

Dates of Class:

  • 07/19/17
  • 07/26/17
  • 08/02/17
  • 08/09/17

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

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