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October 2019

14
Mon
6:30 am

Prediabetes: Let’s Take Action

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Katie Gustavesen for a discussion on risk factors and diagnosis of prediabetes. Learn how to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Discover what FREE resources are available to you to lose weight, be more physically active and manage stress with the help of a lifestyle coach. This class will be taking place in the Manchester Memorial Hospital Auditorium.

Cost Free
Free
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14
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (Meets CT State Home-based Licensing requirements)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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This is a two week series:  Monday, October 14 from 6 - 10 pm and Monday, November 4 from 6 - 9:30pm. The completion of this series will earn you the 6 hour First Aid Certificate required by the State of Connecticut for licensed Home-based Childcare Providers.  The CPR portion is the American Heart Association’s Friends and Family CPR program.  It imparts the lifesaving skills of both CPR and relief-choking for infants, children and adults.  The 2nd four-hour course covers uses of a first aid…

Cost $75
$75
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15
Tue
6:30 pm

Fit For Delivery

Manchester Community Y Recreation Center
78 North Main Street Manchester, CT
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep. Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $40
$40
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16
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression and storage, ways to prevent common problems, handling the first few weeks at home and more.  Fathers and support persons are encouraged to attend.  Taught by our Certified Lactation Consultants.  Breastfeeding book provided with class.   Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the classes.  Directions with parking information are also included.   Call Perinatal Education…

Cost $35
$35
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17
Thu
6:30 pm

Fit For Delivery

Manchester Community Y Recreation Center
78 North Main Street Manchester, CT
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep. Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $40
$40
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18
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 10/18/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 10/18/19 only and pay just $10. A postpartum exercise class designed for moms and babies. Classes include cardio and strength exercises with a emphasis on regaining core strength. Individual attention is offered to help participants achieve their goals based on their own birth recovery experience. Babies from 4 weeks to 6 months are welcome and included in class as appropriate. Enjoy the added benefit of meeting other moms and receiving parenting support too! Taught by Certified Perinatal…

Cost $10
$10
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20
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

Details

Here's the solution for parents who want the information, but can't fit the classes into their schedules or for moms on bed rest.  These self-paced online classes  will cover all the vital components of labor and birth right from your home computer.  Once you log on, you will have 30 days to complete the class.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90
$90
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22
Tue
6:30 pm

Fit For Delivery

Manchester Community Y Recreation Center
78 North Main Street Manchester, CT
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep. Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $40
$40
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23
Wed
1:00 pm

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For individuals scheduled to have total or partial hip or knee replacement surgery and for those thinking about having this type of surgery. ECHN staff will explain, step by step, the surgery day procedures, recovery care options, pain management and the rehabilitation process. Individuals who will be assisting a loved one’s recovery after surgery are encouraged to attend.Register on-line or call 860.533.6550.

Cost Free
Free
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23
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby Care Class

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum adjustment.  Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with baby.Fee is per couple: couple = 1 seat (but we promise there will be two chairs for you!)     Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the…

Cost $30
$30
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