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August 2020

18
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group – Suspended until Further Notice

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THE NEW MOTHERS’ GROUP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This informal group is designed to help new mothers with infants up to 6 months old, adjust to parenting. It provides a supportive environment to explore different parenting options, get questions answered regarding infant feeding and behaviors and meet other new mothers in the area. Meets every Tuesday except for major holidays. Drop in - no registration required. Don't worry if you are running late,…

Cost Free
Free
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18
Tue
6:00 pm

Early Pregnancy Class

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. The class also offers a sneak peek of The Family Birthing Center! Class registration is per…

Cost Free
Free
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19
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

A one hour program for children ages 2 - 10 whose parents are expecting another baby.  This class helps older children understand their roles as big brothers and big sisters and gets them familiar with The Family Birthing Center.  Parents are welcome/encouraged to attend with their little ones. **Fee for families with 3 or more children is $25.00 - please call 860-647-4790 for this special rate. Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates…

Cost $12.00
$12.00
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21
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Due to COVID19 restrictions these classes will be held virtually via Zoom. We will resume in person classes when it is safe to do so. Class meets Friday 8/21/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 8/22/20 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. *Class does not include Baby Care, Breastfeeding, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor or Family Birthing…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
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21
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Due to COVID19 restrictions these classes will likely be held virtually via Zoom. We will resume in person classes when it is safe to do so. Includes the following four classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option Friday 8/21/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 8/22/20 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm. Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. 2. Breastfeeding for the…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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23
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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25
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group – Suspended until Further Notice

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THE NEW MOTHERS’ GROUP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This informal group is designed to help new mothers with infants up to 6 months old, adjust to parenting. It provides a supportive environment to explore different parenting options, get questions answered regarding infant feeding and behaviors and meet other new mothers in the area. Meets every Tuesday except for major holidays. Drop in - no registration required. Don't worry if you are running late,…

Cost Free
Free
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25
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from 8/25/20 - 9/29/20 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. Classes limited…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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26
Wed
1:00 pm

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This program is for individuals scheduled to have total or partial hip or knee replacement surgery and for those thinking about having replacement 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. This class will be held in Conference Rooms E & F at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Social distancing guidelines will be in place for…

Cost Free
Free
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26
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: This class has been moved to Thursday, August 27th. Sorry for any inconvenience. 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 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs…

Cost Free
Free
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