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Manchester Memorial Hospital

71 Haynes Street
Manchester, CT 06040 United States

December 2019

13
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Special 2 Week Holiday Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday December 13 & 20. Fee is $15.00 for 2 weeks. Drop in fee is $10 per class. 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…

Cost $15
$15
»
13
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Drop In 12/13/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 12/13/19 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 $10.00
$10.00
»
16
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid for Parents & Childcare Provider

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This four-hour course, taught by a registered nurse, covers uses of a first aid kit, handling of emergencies, and management of infectious diseases. When taken with "Infant, Child & Adult CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers", it meets Connecticut requirements for home daycare providers. Note: To register for both classes, choose the "First Aid and CPR Combo Class for Parents & Childcare Providers" option on the event calendar. Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35
$35
»
16
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (12/16/19)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series:  Monday, December 16 from 6 - 10 pm and Monday, January 6, 2020 from 6 - 9:30 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 aid kit,…

Cost $75
$75
»
16
Mon
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
17
Tue
10:00 am

New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
17
Tue
11:00 am

Sweet Talk: Diabetes Support Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

When you or someone you love has been diagnosed with diabetes, the impact it can have on your life and your family, can be overwhelming. Many have found it helpful to attend a support group, where they can gain support and share their experiences as a community. Attending a diabetes support group is a proactive way to find tips and new ideas to improve your health. Sweet Talk is a FREE diabetes support group that meets on the third Tuesday…

Cost Free
Free
»
18
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class – Moved to Friday 12/20

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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.  With registration to this class, expectant grandparents will earn a $5 discount for a CPR or First…

Cost $15
$15
»
18
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple – Newly Added to the Schedule

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. Class Fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
20
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 12/20/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 12/20/19 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 $10.00
$10.00
»
20
Fri
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class(12/20/19) – (Originally scheduled Wednesday 12/18)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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. With registration to this class, expectant grandparents will earn a $5 discount…

Cost $15
$15
»
24
Tue
10:00 am

New Mothers’ Group – No Group today!

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Because of the busy holiday, we will have no group on Christmas Eve. We will resume on 1/31/19. Happy Holidays! 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…

Cost Free
Free
»
30
Mon
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
30
Mon
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor – Class Cancelled

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This class has been cancelled due to low registration. Please see register for next session: Thursday, January 16, 2020 This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have completed a basic prepared childbirth series (Weekend No Frills, eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) OR have had a baby before. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants…

Cost $25
$25
»
31
Tue
10:00 am

New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»

January 2020

02
Thu
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple – Newly Added to the Schedule

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. Class Fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
06
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from 1/6/20 - 2/10/20 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
»
06
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
07
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
07
Tue
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
08
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour (1/8/20)

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
»
09
Thu
6:00 pm

Baby & Postpartum Care Class – Newly Added to the Schedule

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 self-care and adjustment. Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with your baby. Class fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have 2 chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
14
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
15
Wed
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 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 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
»
16
Thu
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
16
Thu
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
16
Thu
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (1/16/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Thursday, January 16 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, February 10 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
17
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Includes the following four classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option Friday 1/17/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 1/18/20 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 Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 1/29/20 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression and storage,…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
17
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 1/17/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 1/18/20 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 Center Tour. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on Wednesday evenings: $145.00 Note: Within 1 week of…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
18
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
21
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
21
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 1/21/20 - 2/25/20 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
»
21
Tue
6:00 pm

Carotid Artery Disease: How New Procedures may Help Prevent Strokes

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Carotid Artery Disease is a disease that blocks the blood vessels from allowing blood to flow to the brain. Did you know that this blockage increases the chance of having a stroke? Vascular Surgeons, Brian Kelly, MD, Jeffery Ranaudo, MD and John Pietropali, MD will discuss carotid artery disease and its risks. They will also discuss the current treatment methods, as well as new surgical options for treating carotid artery disease and ultimately decreasing your risk of having a stroke.…

Cost Free
Free
»
22
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1/22/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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. With registration to this class, expectant grandparents will earn a $5 discount…

Cost Free
Free
»
24
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session (1/24/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from January 24 - February 14. Fee is $30.00 for 4 weeks. (Drop in fee is $10 per class) 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…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
24
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 1/24/20 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 1/24/20 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 $10.00
$10.00
»
28
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
29
Wed
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
29
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. Class Fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
31
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 1/31/20 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 1/31/20 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 $10.00
$10.00
»

February 2020

03
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
03
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (2/3/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, February 3 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, February 10 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
04
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
05
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby & Postpartum 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 self-care and adjustment. Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with your baby. Class fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have 2 chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with…

Cost Free
Free
»
06
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from 2/6/20 - 3/12/20 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
»
07
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 2/7/20 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 2/7/20 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 $10.00
$10.00
»
08
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
10
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (2/10/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series:  Monday, February 10 from 6 - 10 pm and Monday, March 2, 2020 from 6 - 9:30 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 aid kit,…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
11
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

B.E.F.A.S.T.: Stroke and TIA Awareness

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Family Medicine and Hospitalist physician Cesar Fuentes, MD will discuss the causes and risk factors associated with Strokes and Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA), how they are treated and how one can decrease their stroke/TIA risk. You will learn the importance of ‘B.E. F.A.S.T’ to help identify the warning signs of a stroke and the importance of calling an ambulance when you or a loved one is experiencing stroke symptoms. This program will be taking place in the Auditorium at Manchester…

Cost Free
Free
»
12
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour (2/12/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have completed a basic prepared childbirth series (Weekend No Frills, eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) OR have had a baby before. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. An optional…

Cost $25
$25
»
14
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 2/14/20 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 2/14/20 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 $10.00
$10.00
»
18
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
18
Tue
11:00 am

Sweet Talk: Diabetes Support Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

When you or someone you love has been diagnosed with diabetes, the impact it can have on your life and your family, can be overwhelming. Many have found it helpful to attend a support group, where they can gain support and share their experiences as a community. Attending a diabetes support group is a proactive way to find tips and new ideas to improve your health. Sweet Talk is a FREE diabetes support group that meets on the third Tuesday…

Cost Free
Free
»
18
Tue
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
18
Tue
6:00 pm

Prediabetes: Let’s Take Action!

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Join Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator Tess Nuzzolo, RDN, CDE for a discussion on the 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 program will be taking place in the Auditorium at Manchester Memorial Hospital.

Cost Free
Free
»
19
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour (2/19/20)

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
»
21
Fri
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 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 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
»
24
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from 2/24/20 - 3/30/20 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
»
25
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
26
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (2/26/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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. With registration to this class, expectant grandparents will earn a $5 discount…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
27
Thu
6:00 pm

Hands-On Care: Osteopathic Medicine for Children and Adults

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Do you suffer from headaches, arthritis, stress injuries, sports injuries and/or pain in your lower back, neck, shoulders or knees? If you answered yes to any, come learn about how Osteopathic Medicine can help. Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine physician Michael Waddington, DO will explain what Osteopathic Medicine is and what a Doctor of Osteopathy is. He will discuss what conditions could best benefit from this approach and explain how Osteopathic Medicine is used here at ECHN. Example cases will also be reviewed.…

Cost Free
Free
»
28
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session (2/28/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from February 28 - March 20. Fee is $30.00 for 4 weeks. (Drop in fee is $10 per class) 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…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
28
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Includes the following four classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option Friday 2/28/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 2/29/20 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 Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 3/4/20 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression and storage,…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
28
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 2/28/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 2/29/20 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 Center Tour. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on Wednesday evenings: $145.00 Note: Within 1 week of…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
29
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»

March 2020

02
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
03
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
03
Tue
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
04
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. Class Fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
10
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
11
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby & Postpartum 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 self-care and adjustment. Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with your baby. Class fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have 2 chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
14
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
17
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
17
Tue
11:00 am

Sweet Talk: Nourishing People With Healthy Dinners

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Speaker: Paul Finney October Kitchen When you or someone you love has been diagnosed with diabetes, the impact it can have on your life and your family, can be overwhelming. Many have found it helpful to attend a support group, where they can gain support and share their experiences as a community. Attending a diabetes support group is a proactive way to find tips and new ideas to improve your health. Sweet Talk is a FREE diabetes support group that…

Cost Free
Free
»
17
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 3/17/20 - 4/21/20 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
»
18
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour (3/18/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have completed a basic prepared childbirth series (Weekend No Frills, eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) OR have had a baby before. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. An optional…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
19
Thu
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
19
Thu
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (3/19/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Thursday, March 19 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, April 20 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
24
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
24
Tue
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
25
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour (3/25/20)

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
»
25
Wed
6:00 pm

Fad Diets: Are They Worth It?

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Have you once thought about partaking in a fad diet? Have you ever started a fad diet but didn’t find it sustainable? Registered Dietitian Lauren Rosenfeld, RDN will discuss the many different fad diets and what they entail. She will then help you to recognize healthy eating habits and provide you with the knowledge to make long-term, sustainable lifestyle modifications. This program will be taking place in the Auditorium at Manchester Memorial Hospital.

Cost Free
Free
»
27
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session (3/27/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from March 27 - April 24 (no session on 4/10/20). Fee is $30.00 for 4 weeks. (Drop in fee is $10 per class) 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…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
27
Fri
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 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 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
»
31
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»

April 2020

01
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (4/1/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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. With registration to this class, expectant grandparents will earn a $5 discount…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
02
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from 4/2/20 - 5/7/20 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
»
03
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Includes the following four classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option Friday 4/3/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 4/4/20 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 Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 4/8/20 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression and storage,…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
03
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 4/3/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 4/4/20 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 Center Tour. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on Wednesday evenings: $145.00 Note: Within 1 week of…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
04
Sat
9:00 am

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
06
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 $40.00
$40.00
»
06
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (This “Combo Class” Meets CT State Home-based Licensing Requirements) (4/6/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, April 6 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, April 20 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
07
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
08
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. Class Fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have two chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
13
Mon
6:00 pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For expectant parents or anyone wanting more information about our maternity services. The tour will begin promptly at 6:00 pm 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
»
13
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from 4/13/20 - 5/18/20 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
»
14
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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
»
15
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby & Postpartum 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 self-care and adjustment. Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with your baby. Class fee is per couple: 1 seat = 1 couple (but we promise to have 2 chairs for you!) Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
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