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Classes and Events for the week of July 14, 2013

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Monday, July 15, 2013

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
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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, July 16, 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, July 18, 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.

Saturday, July 20, 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.