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Classes and Events for the week of June 16, 2013

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Monday, June 17, 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...

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, June 18, 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...

Breastfeeding Class
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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.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Baby Care Class
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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, June 22, 2013

Prepared Childbirth Class Series
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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 June 22 & 23. 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.

Harris & Smith OB-GYN Saturday Childbirth Class
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9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Harris & Smith OB-GYN is now offering childbirth classes the fourth Saturday of each month. These classes are ideal for couples who are unable to commit to multiple weekday classes.