Pregnancy & Parenting

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

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 2-week 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
  • Symptoms of colic
  • Increasing parents’ confidence and sensitivity to baby’s signals and cues
  • Weight gain and neurological development in premature babies

Infant CPR/Home Safety

When 
Tuesday 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.  The 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 or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

 

Registration is required by calling (540)266-6000 or (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.  The 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 or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

 

Registration is required by calling (540)266-6000 or (800)422-8482.

Finding Fertility: Learn About Your Options

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Where 
South County Library | Merriman Road, Roanoke

If you are ready to start a family but having trouble getting pregnant, know you're not alone. According the the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), more than 6 million women in the U.S. have had trouble getting pregnant. Join us for a presentation by our reproductive specialists to learn more about your fertility options and how we can help you through your journey to having a baby.

This event is free, but registration is required. Please call 800-422-8482 to register.

 

Grandparenting Today

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

What’s new since you had your baby?  Join in this fun two-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  Topics include an overview of current recommendations for infant care, safety measures, how to support the new parents and many more.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Baby Basics Moms’ Club – Morning Club

When 
Monday 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where 
902 South Jefferson Street - Adolescent & Student Health Services, Conference Room

Eating For Two: Facts & Myths

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’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register----just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or (800) 422-8482.

**Please note that 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 schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

Baby Basics Moms' Club – Evening Club

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
902 South Jefferson Street - Adolescent & Student Health Services, Conference Room

Baby Blues & Other Postpartum 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’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register----just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at (540)266-6000 or (800)422-8482.

**Please note that 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 schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

Baby Basics Moms' Club – Evening Club

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
902 South Jefferson Street - Adolescent & Student Health Services, Conference Room

Is This Labor?  A Few Weeks Do Make a Difference

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’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register----just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or (800) 422-8482.

**Please note that 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 schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

Baby Basics Moms’ Club – Morning Club

When 
Monday 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where 
902 South Jefferson Street - Adolescent & Student Health Services, Conference Room

Baby Blues & Other Postpartum 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’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register----just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or (800) 422-8482.

**Please note that 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 schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

 

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