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December 2019

06
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – The Complete Package Deal (12/6/19)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Complete Package Deal" includes the following four classes: 1.  Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option: Friday 12/6/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 12/7/19 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 Pregnant Couple: Wednesday 12/4/19 (or call for alternative dates) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast…

Cost $145
$145
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07
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 9:00 am in the waiting area of the SBM Charitable Foundation Family Birthing Center at Manchester Memorial Hospital located on the 1st floor of the Ambulatory Services Center (ASC). Directions: From Main Street in Manchester take Haynes Street toward the hospital. Before you reach the main entrance of the hospital, take the first right onto Guard Street toward the Ambulatory Service Center…

Cost Free
Free
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08
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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09
Mon
10:15 am

Diabetes Prevention Program

Indian Valley Family YMCA
11 Pinney Street Ellington, CT
Details

Prediabetes is a condition in which a person’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. This raises your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes within 5 years. Type 2 Diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to health issues such as heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or loss of toes, feet, or legs. Lifestyle changes, weight loss and moderate physical activity can play an important roles in reducing…

Cost Free
Free
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09
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Provider

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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This 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.  A registered nurse, who is also a certified CPR educator, teaches the course. This course is appropriate for parents, grandparents and other home-based childcare providers.  Please note: this course is not a certification course for healthcare providers or center-based childcare providers. When taken with "First Aid for Parents and Childcare Providers", it meets Connecticut requirements for home daycare…

Cost $40
$40
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09
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, December 9 from 6 - 9:30 pm and Monday, December 16 from 6 - 10 pm. 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…

Cost $75
$75
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10
Tue
10:00 am

New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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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, come anyway! Please call Perinatal Education 860-647-4790 with any questions.

Cost Free
Free
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10
Tue
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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10
Tue
6:00 pm

Early Pregnancy Class – Canceled

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This class has been canceled due to low registrations. Please see Wednesday, January 15 for the next class. Sorry for any inconvenience This class is specially designed for couples who just found out they are pregnant (up to 20 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 all your questions about Nutrition, Safe Exercise, Relieving Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal…

Cost Free
Free
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10
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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