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Manchester Memorial Hospital

71 Haynes Street
Manchester, CT 06040 United States

June 2020

01
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 6/1/20 - 7/6/20 Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class will be a Virtual class via Zoom. If restrictions are lifted at any point during the series we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
01
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Providers

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class has been postponed. If you have registered for this class, please check email for additional communication. 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…

Cost $40.00
$40.00
»
01
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class has been postponed. If you have registered for this class, please check email for additional communication. This is a two week series: Monday, June 1 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, June 8 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
02
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
»
03
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This Class has been cancelled. Please see next class opportunity on Wednesday, July 1. 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…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
05
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session (6/5/20)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from June 5 - 26. 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 benefit…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
05
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 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
»
08
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 $35.00
$35.00
»
08
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class has been postponed. If you have registered for this class, please check email for additional communication. This is a two week series: Monday, June 8 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Monday, July 6 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
08
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class has been postponed. If you have registered for this class, please check email for additional communication. This is a two week series: Monday, June 8 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Thursday, July 16 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
09
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
»
10
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour (6/10/20)

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
»
11
Thu
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple – Newly Added to the Schedule

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class likely 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 seat = 1 couple (but we…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
12
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 6/12/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 6/13/20 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 6/17/20 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
»
12
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 6/12/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 6/13/20 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
»
16
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
»
17
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class may be a Virtual class via Zoom. When restrictions are lifted we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
18
Thu
6:00 pm

Baby & Postpartum Care Class – Newly Added to the Schedule

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series on Thursdays June 18 & 25 Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class may be a Virtual class via Zoom. When restrictions are lifted we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $30.00
$30.00
»
23
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
»
23
Tue
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (6/23/20)

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
»
24
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
»
24
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
»
30
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
»

July 2020

01
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour

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
»
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 – 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
»
07
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 7/7/20 - 8/11/20 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
»
08
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 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
»
14
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
»
15
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
»
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
»
17
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from July 17 - August 7. 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
»
17
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 7/17/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 7/18/20 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
»
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 7/17/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 7/18/20 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 7/22/20 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
»
21
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
»
22
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
»
22
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class may be a Virtual class via Zoom. When restrictions are lifted we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
27
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 7/24/20 - 8/31/20 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
»
28
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
»
29
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
»
30
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 7/30/20 - 9/3/20 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
»

August 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)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, August 3 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, August 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 – 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
»
05
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour

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
»
10
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 $35.00
$35.00
»
10
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, August 10 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Monday, September 3 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
10
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, August 10 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Thursday, September 14 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
11
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
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class

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
»
14
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from August 14 - September 11 (no session on 9/4/20). 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
»
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
»
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
»
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
»
21
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

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 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
»
21
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 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 Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 8/26/20 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
»
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
»
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
»
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
»
26
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class may be a Virtual class via Zoom. When restrictions are lifted we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»

September 2020

01
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
»
02
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
»
03
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
»
08
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
»
09
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour

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
»
10
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 9/10/20 - 10/22/20 (no session on 9/24) 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…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
14
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
$40
»
15
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
»
16
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 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
»
18
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from September 18 - October 9. 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
»
22
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
»
23
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
»
23
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class

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
»
28
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 9/28/20 - 11/2/20 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
»
29
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
»
30
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
»

October 2020

02
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 10/2/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10/3/20 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
»
02
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 10/2/20 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10/3/20 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 10/7/20 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
»
05
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
»
05
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, October 5 from 6 – 9:30 pm and Monday, October 12 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
»
06
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
»
07
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Note: With the current hospital visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 this class may be a Virtual class via Zoom. When restrictions are lifted we will resume in-person classes. 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…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
12
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 $35.00
$35.00
»
12
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, October 12 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Thursday, November 19 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
12
Mon
6:00 pm

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

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series: Monday, October 12 from 6 – 10:00 pm and Monday, November 2 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…

Cost $75.00
$75.00
»
13
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
»
13
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 10/13/20 - 11/17/20 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
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
»
20
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
»
21
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour

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
»
23
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – 4 Week Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from October 23 - November 13. 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
»
23
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 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
»
27
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
»
28
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
»
28
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class

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
»

November 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
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03
Tue
10:00 am

ECHN New Mothers’ Group – Suspended until Further Notice

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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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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04
Wed
6:00 pm

Just for You! Sibling Class and Tour

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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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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05
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Complete 6 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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Class runs every Thursday from 11/5/20 - 12/17/20 (no session on 11/26) 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 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…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
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10
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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