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Manchester Memorial Hospital

71 Haynes Street
Manchester, CT 06040 United States

October 2019

14
Mon
6:30 am

Prediabetes: Let’s Take Action

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Katie Gustavesen for a discussion on 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 class will be taking place in the Manchester Memorial Hospital Auditorium.

Cost Free
Free
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14
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (Meets CT State Home-based Licensing requirements)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series:  Monday, October 14 from 6 - 10 pm and Monday, November 4 from 6 - 9:30pm. 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…

Cost $75
$75
»
16
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.   Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the classes.  Directions with parking information are also included.   Call Perinatal Education…

Cost $35
$35
»
18
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 10/18/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 10/18/19 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
$10
»
23
Wed
1:00 pm

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For individuals scheduled to have total or partial hip or knee replacement surgery and for those thinking about having this type of surgery. ECHN staff will explain, step by step, the surgery day procedures, recovery care options, pain management and the rehabilitation process. Individuals who will be assisting a loved one’s recovery after surgery are encouraged to attend.Register on-line or call 860.533.6550.

Cost Free
Free
»
23
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby 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 adjustment.  Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with baby.Fee is per couple: couple = 1 seat (but we promise there will be two chairs for you!)     Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the…

Cost $30
$30
»
25
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 10/25/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 10/25/19 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
$10
»
25
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 10/25/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10/26/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm   Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules.  This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.   *Class does not include Baby Care, Breastfeeding, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor or Family Birthing Center Tour   ** To register for The Complete Package Deal including Weekend Childbirth Education, Baby Care, Breastfeeding, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor and Family…

Cost $95
$95
»
25
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – The Package Deal

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Package Deal" includes the following three classes: 1. .  Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option: Friday 10/25/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10/26/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.2.    Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple: Wednesday 10/16/19 (or call for alternative dates) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions,…

Cost $130
$130
»
25
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – The Complete Package Deal

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Complete Package Deal" includes the following four classes: 1.  Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option: Friday 10/25/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 10/26/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.2.    Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple: Wednesday 10/16/19 (or call for alternative dates) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast…

Cost $145
$145
»
29
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 October 29 - December 3This 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…

Cost $145
$145
»
29
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Basic 5 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Tuesday  from October 29 - November 26Learn the essentials for the labor and birth of your baby in five 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 and much more*.  We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date.  Classes limited to 8 couples Class fee is per couple *Class includes the Baby Care and…

Cost $130
$130
»
30
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class – Moved to Wednesday 11/6

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
»
30
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour – Originally scheduled for 11/6

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 (5 week series, Weekend No Frills, or eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) or have had a baby before (no exceptions).  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
»

November 2019

01
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Moved to November 8

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD AS WE LOOK FOR A NEW INSTRUCTOR.  PLEASE CHECK BACK OR CALL 860-647-4790 (OR EMAIL: ecrayton@echn.org) TO PLACE YOUR NAME ON THE CALL LIST. Class meets every Friday from November 1 - 22.  Fee is $30 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…

Cost $30
$30
»
01
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Drop In 11/1/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 11/1/19 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
$10
»
06
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class – Originally scheduled on 10/30

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
»
06
Wed
7:00 pm

Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor & Family Birthing Center Tour – Moved to 10/30

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 (5 week series, Weekend No Frills, or eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) or have had a baby before (no exceptions).  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
»
08
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Drop In 11/8/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 11/8/19 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
$10
»
08
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery – Special 3 Week Session

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets every Friday from November 8 - 22. Fee is $22.50 for 3 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 $22.50
$22.50
»
11
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  November 11 - December 16This 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…

Cost $145
$145
»
11
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Basic 5 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from November 11 - December 9Learn the essentials for the labor and birth of your baby in five 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 and much more*.  We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date.  Classes limited to 8 couples Class fee is per couple *Class includes the Baby Care and…

Cost $130
$130
»
13
Wed
6:00 pm

Early Pregnancy Class – NEW for 2019!!

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 all your questions about Nutrition, Safe Exercise, Relieving Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Sexual Health, Warning Signs and lots more.   The class also offers a sneak peek of The Family Birthing Center! Class registration…

Cost Free
Free
»
14
Thu
6:00 pm

Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade and Refer

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Join Social Worker Jay Sheridan for a discussion on recognizing the warning signs of suicide and how to Question, Persuade and Refer someone for help. You will learn how to offer hope and how to get help to save a life. This class will be taking place in Conference Rooms A, B & C at Manchester Memorial Hospital.

Cost Free
Free
»
15
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 11/15/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 11/15/19 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
$10
»
20
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…

Cost $12
$12
»
22
Fri
11:00 am

Fit After Delivery -Drop In 11/22/19 Only

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Drop in for 11/22/19 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
$10
»
27
Wed
1:00 pm

Joint Effort Program

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

For individuals scheduled to have total or partial hip or knee replacement surgery and for those thinking about having this type of surgery. ECHN staff will explain, step by step, the surgery day procedures, recovery care options, pain management and the rehabilitation process. Individuals who will be assisting a loved one’s recovery after surgery are encouraged to attend.Register on-line or call 860.533.6550.

Cost Free
Free
»

December 2019

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.   Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the classes.  Directions with parking information are also included.   Call Perinatal Education…

Cost $35
$35
»
05
Thu
12:15 pm

Arthritis Management 101

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Family Medicine Physician, Tricia Hall DO, will discuss the different types of arthritis and their risk factors. She will provide examples of treatment and management strategies, as well as natural supplements, that can help manage the disease. This class will be taking place in the Manchester Memorial Hospital Auditorium.

Cost Free
Free
»
05
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  December 5 - January 16, 2020 (no session on 12/26)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…

Cost $145
$145
»
05
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Basic 5 Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from December 5 - January 9, 2020 (no session on 12/26)Learn the essentials for the labor and birth of your baby in five 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 and much more*.  We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date.  Classes limited to 8 couples Class fee is per couple *Class…

Cost $130
$130
»
06
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 12/6/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 12/7/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm   Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules.  This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.   *Class does not include Baby Care, Breastfeeding, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor or Family Birthing Center Tour   ** To register for The Complete Package Deal including Weekend Childbirth Education, Baby Care, Breastfeeding, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor and Family…

Cost $95
$95
»
06
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – The Package Deal

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Package Deal" includes the following three classes: 1. .  Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option: Friday 12/6/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 12/7/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.2.    Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple: Wednesday 12/4/19 (or call for alternative dates) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions,…

Cost $130
$130
»
06
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – The Complete Package Deal

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Complete Package Deal" includes the following four classes: 1.  Weekend Childbirth Education – No-Frills Option: Friday 12/6/19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 12/7/19 from 10:00 - 3:00 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth.2.    Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple: Wednesday 12/4/19 (or call for alternative dates) from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast…

Cost $145
$145
»
09
Mon
6:00 pm

CPR for Parents and Childcare Provider

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…

Cost $40
$40
»
09
Mon
6:00 pm

First Aid Class for Childcare Providers (Meets CT State Home-based Licensing requirements)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is a two week series:  Monday, December 9 from 6 - 9:30 pm and Monday, December 16 from 6 - 10 pm. The completion of this series will earn you the 6 hour First Aid Certificate required by the State of Connecticut for licensed Home-based Childcare Providers.  The CPR portion is the American Heart Association’s Friends and Family CPR program.  It imparts the lifesaving skills of both CPR and relief-choking for infants, children and adults.  The 2nd four-hour course covers uses of a first aid…

Cost $75
$75
»
10
Tue
6:00 pm

Early Pregnancy Class – NEW for 2019!!

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 all your questions about Nutrition, Safe Exercise, Relieving Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Sexual Health, Warning Signs and lots more.   The class also offers a sneak peek of The Family Birthing Center! Class registration…

Cost Free
Free
»
11
Wed
6:00 pm

Baby 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 adjustment.  Hands on instruction will ease you through the first days and nights at home with baby.Fee is per couple: couple = 1 seat (but we promise there will be two chairs for you!)     Note: Within 1 week of registration, you will receive an email confirmation with dates and times of the…

Cost $30
$30
»
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 (Meets CT State Home-based Licensing requirements)

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
»
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
»
20
Fri
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class – (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
»
30
Mon
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 (5 week series, Weekend No Frills, or eClass: Understanding Birth, or a series at a location other than ECHN) or have had a baby before (no exceptions).  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
»
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