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Classes and Events for the week of May 12, 2013

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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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Baby Care Class
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates.
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, May 16, 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...

Service of Remembrance
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Durham Regional Hospital’s Pastoral Care Department is holding a service of remembrance on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the Durham Regional Hospital Auditorium.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Infant/Child CPR and Safety
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates.
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.

Breastfeeding Class
Registration closed
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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.