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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Duke Weight Loss Surgery - Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
6:30pm
For some people, a healthy diet and rigorous exercise isn't enough for dramatic weight loss. The Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery may be the...

Breastfeeding Class
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Learn important strategies for establishing effective breastfeeding; positioning; recognizing possible challenges and avoiding potential barriers to breastfeeding. A short discussion related to pumping is included, but this is covered in-depth in Motherhood group. DAD/SUPPORT PERSON ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Forward Motion Program For Hip / Knee Replacement
Registration closed
2:00pm
This class is intended for patients who are scheduled for knee or hip replacement at Durham Regional Hospital. Each patient is strongly encouraged to bring...

Stronger Together: A Community Benefit Concert
Registration closed
6:00pm
Stronger Together: A Community Benefit Concert presented by the Duke Medicine Women's Health Initiative to raise wariness of women's health issues. Hear...

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Stronger Together: A Women's Health Community Event
Registration closed
8:00am
Stronger Together : A Women's Health Community Event presented by the Duke Medicine Women's Health Initiative to raise awareness of women's health...

Prepared Childbirth Class Series
Registration closed
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Educators trained as Lamaze certified childbirth instructors (LCCE) teach all classes at Teer House. The series of classes includes information and practice sessions on: signs and stages of labor; role of the dad/support person; vaginal and cesarean births; comfort measures including relaxation and breathing techniques; pain management options; coping with unexpected outcomes; hospital routines. This 2 class series will be Saturday/Sunday May 4 & 5. Expectant parents are encouraged to complete the series between their 30-37th week. We recommend you attend the hospital tour prior to beginning this series since some dates may conflict. Register early, space is limited.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Motherhood: The New Reality Show
Registration closed
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring the baby, pack a lunch and join other new moms as we brainstorm tips on infant care and surviving motherhood. We will discuss coping strategies for the developmental milestones of infants, provide lactation support, offer suggestions for transitioning back to work and share resources for staying home full-time.
This class/support group is targeted to moms who are 2 – 12 weeks post-delivery, however, any new mother is welcome as often as you like. Classes are facilitated by an RN/Lactation Consultant. Often Duke Pediatricians/Residents are able to join us. One-time $10 fee for all the sessions a mom chooses to attend.

Look Good...Feel Better
Registration closed
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Duke Regional Hospital is pleased to offer Look Good Feel Better, a free American Cancer Society program that teaches women beauty techniques while they undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Tour The Birth Place At Durham Regional Hospital
Registration closed
7:00PM
To help prepare for the delivery of your baby, Durham Regional Hospital provides tours of The Birth Place. Remember to bring your photo id if you wish to tour...

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Duke Weight Loss Surgery - Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
6:30pm
For some people, a healthy diet and rigorous exercise isn't enough for dramatic weight loss. The Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery may be the...

Infant/Child CPR and Safety
Cancelled - See schedule for other dates.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
An introduction to infant and child safety strategies along with CPR training according to the American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR standards. This class does NOT provide participants with certification cards. For your comfort, we recommend taking this class before week 34 or after the birth of your baby.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Harris & Smith OB-GYN Friday/Saturday Class: May 10-11
Registration closed
6:30 p.m.
Harris & Smith OB-GYN offers childbirth classes the second weekend of each month. These classes are ideal for couples who are unable to commit to multiple weekday classes. This class will be held Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Duke Weight Loss Surgery - Burlington Informational Seminar
Registration closed
10:00am
For some people, a healthy diet and rigorous exercise isn't enough for dramatic weight loss. The Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery may be the...

Baby Care Class
Registration closed
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A hands-on class for soon-to-be parents or caregivers coving the basics of newborn care/appearance through the first month after birth. Includes: comfort techniques, swaddling, diapering, bathing. DAD/SUPPORT PERSON ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Stroke Support Group
Registration closed
1:00PM
The Stroke Survivor Support Group offers education, support and resources for individuals who have been affected by stroke. Survivors, family members, caregivers...

Speech And Communication Group For Parkinson's Disease
Registration closed
3:00pm
In this monthly support group, learn effective speech strategies and practice communication skills. Caregivers encouraged to attend.

Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Support Group
Registration closed
3:00PM
Group meeting for spouses and/or family members of persons with Parkinson's disease. A clinical social worker will facilitate the group for sharing of...

Pediatric Pointers from a Pediatrician
Registration closed
6:30PM
Learn about tests and procedures that are routine for newborns, including circumcision. Explore how to choose a pediatrician, about newborn development, and...

Motherhood: The New Reality Show
Registration closed
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring the baby, pack a lunch and join other new moms as we brainstorm tips on infant care and surviving motherhood. We will discuss coping strategies for the developmental milestones of infants, provide lactation support, offer suggestions for transitioning back to work and share resources for staying home full-time.
This class/support group is targeted to moms who are 2 – 12 weeks post-delivery, however, any new mother is welcome as often as you like. Classes are facilitated by an RN/Lactation Consultant. Often Duke Pediatricians/Residents are able to join us. One-time $10 fee for all the sessions a mom chooses to attend.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Getting In Shape After Baby
Registration closed
11:30AM
Bring your baby and have fun participating in exercises to tone your belly, regain core stability and improve your strength. This 6 week series of classes is...
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