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Thursday, Aug. 1, 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...

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013

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

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.

Prepared Childbirth Class Series
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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 4 class series will be Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26. 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013

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

Baby Care Class
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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.

Thursday, Aug. 8, 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 - See schedule for other dates.
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, Aug. 9, 2013

Harris & Smith OB-GYN Friday/Saturday Class: August 9-10
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, August 9 and Saturday, August 10

Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013

Infant/Child CPR and Safety
Registration closed
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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.

Monday, Aug. 12, 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.

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, Aug. 13, 2013

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

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Infant Massage Class Series
Registration closed
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This 2-part hands-on series (Wednesday/Tuesday, August 14 & 20) introduces parents to the basics of infant massage, which helps parents bond with baby, aid in digestion, etc. Infants ages 1 month – 4 months may participate. All classes are taught by Certified Infant Massage Instructors. “Baby’s First Touch” massage book and massage oil provided.
Please dress baby in 2-piece (top and bottom) outfit and bring an extra blanket with the usual gear in your baby bag.

Baby Care Class
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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.

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

Prepared Childbirth Class (1 day intensive)
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates.
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Educators trained as Lamaze certified childbirth instructors (LCCE) teach all classes at Teer House. The class 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 is a one day intensive class from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm with a break mid-day for lunch on your own. 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, Aug. 19, 2013

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

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.
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