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September 2021

28
Tue
6:00 pm

Early Pregnancy Class (Moved to 9/23/21)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This class is specially designed for couples who just found out they are pregnant (up to 25 weeks) or are hoping to become pregnant in the near future. This class, taught by our Certified Childbirth Educators, will help you to have the healthiest and safest pregnancy possible.  We can answer your questions about Nutrition, Safe Exercise, Relieving Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. Note: We are hoping to resume in person classes in September. If the visitor restrictions in…

Cost Free
Free
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29
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple (Originally Scheduled for 9/22/21)

Virtual Event
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Details

Due to COVID-19 and continued visitor restrictions in the hospital this class will be held virtually via zoom. 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. *Class Fee is per couple: 1 ticket = 1 couple Note: Within 1…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
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29
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes (Moved to 9/22/21)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

NOTE: THIS SERIES HAS CHANGE TO 9/22/21 & 10/6/21. PLEASE SEE CALENDAR FOR NEW DATE TO REGISTER. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 9/29/21 & 10/6/21 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm 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 self-care and adjustment to make a smoother transition to parenthood. Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days…

Cost Free
Free
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30
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
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Details

Class runs every Thursday from September 30 - November 4 This Class covers all the essentials for preparing for the labor and birth of your baby in six weeks. Topics include: stages of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures, positioning for labor, partner's role, analgesia, anesthesia, cesarean birth, postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding, newborn care, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor, Family Birthing Center Tour and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date.…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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October 2021

03
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 $90.00
$90.00
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05
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Originally scheduled to begin 10/12/21)

Virtual Event
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Details

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. CALL OR EMAIL TO PLACE NAME ON WAITING LIST: 860-647-4790 ECRAYTON@ECHN.ORG PLEASE CONSIDER ALTERNATIVE CLASSES: 6 WEEK SERIES ON THURSDAYS STARTING SEPTEMBER 30TH OR 6 WEEK SERIES ON MONDAYS STARTING NOVEMBER 1 OR WEEKEND AND WEDNESDAYS STARTING OCTOBER 29. Class runs Tuesdays from 10/05/21 - 11/16/21 (no session on 10/26) This Class covers all the essentials for preparing for the labor and birth of your baby in six weeks. Topics include: stages of labor, relaxation…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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10
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 $90.00
$90.00
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11
Mon
12:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Due to the continuing COVID19 Hospital Visitor restrictions, all in-person Family Birthing Center tours have been suspended until further notice. For information and answers to frequently asked questions please view our virtual tour guide here. If you have specific questions after viewing the virtual tour, please contact Perinatal Education ecrayton@echn.org or 860.647.4790 or the Family Birthing Center at 860.647.4735.

Cost Free
Free
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12
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Moved to 10/5/21 start date)

Virtual Event
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Details

Note: This class has been moved up to begin on October 5th. Please see 10/5 date on calendar for registration. Class runs every Tuesday from 10/12/21 - 11/16/21 This Class covers all the essentials for preparing for the labor and birth of your baby in six weeks. Topics include: stages of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures, positioning for labor, partner's role, analgesia, anesthesia, cesarean birth, postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding, newborn care, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor, Family Birthing Center…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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13
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

Virtual Event
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Details

This class gives expectant grandparents the opportunity to learn how to best support the new family. Talk with other grandparents about your expectations, joys and concerns. Learn what has changed and why in regards to birthing practices, baby care, infant feeding and safety. Refresh your baby care skills with some hands on learning too! The class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 his class will be held virtually via Zoom.…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
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