Pregnancy & Parenting

Infant CPR and 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. 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.

Breastfeeding for Working Mothers

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

Learn how to plan and prepare to continue breastfeeding once you return to work.  This class will give mothers step-by-step instructions on what they should prepare while on maternity leave and how to pump and store their breast milk once they are back at work.  Nursing babies are welcome to come with their mothers.  Please make alternate childcare arrangements for older children.  This class is taught by an experienced Lactation Educator.  Plan to attend before and/or after the birth of your baby.  It is recommended that mothers take the basic breastfeeding course first.

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

Breastfeeding

When 
Thursday 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.

Newborn Care

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

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.

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 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 24073

This meeting helps moms and families learn more about what to expect when you’re expecting.
Refreshments served at every meeting.
 
Topic:  When do I go to the hospital?. What can I have for pain.

Baby Basics Moms Club of the NRV meets the first and second Monday of each month from 10:00a.m to 11:30a.m.  Please park near the Emergency Room

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: Welcome to my Crib. Rear facing until 2?
 
Baby Basics Moms Club of the NRV meets the first and second Monday of each month from 10:00a.m to 11:30a.m.  Please park near the Emergency Room

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, 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

Barriers to Breastfeeding. How much water should I drink and does coffee count?

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.

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, 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

Baby Blues won't happent to me? Keep calm and push!

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.

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

Breastfeeding for Working Mothers

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

Description:

Learn how to plan and prepare to continue breastfeeding once you return to work.  This class will give Mothers step-by-step instructions on what they should prepare while on maternity leave and how to pump and store their breast milk once they are back at work.  Nursing babies are welcome to come with their mothers.  Please make alternate childcare arrangements for older children.  This class is taught by an experienced Lactation Educator.  Plan to attend before and/or after the birth of your baby.  It is recommended that Mothers take the basic breastfeeding course first.

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

 

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