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Classes and Events for the week of Mar. 17, 2013

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Monday, Mar. 18, 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...

ADHD: School Advocacy and Homework
Registration closed
6:30pm
Get information on ADHD, homework management, & communicating with your child's school.

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.

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.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013

Adult Diabetes Support Group: Exercise & Weight Loss
Registration closed
6:00pm
Class Cancelled.

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...


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...

Infant Massage Class Series
Registration closed
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This 2-part hands-on series (Tuesday/Thursday, March 19&21) 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.

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2013

Something's Fishy: Understanding Fish Oils and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Registration closed
6:30pm
Explore the latest research on omega-3 fatty acids. Get information on foods and supplements that are rich with omega 3's

Pediatric Pointers from A Pediatrician
Registration closed
6:30PM
Class Cancelled and Rescheduled to March 19, 2013

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, Mar. 21, 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
Registration closed - Class FULL...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.

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2013

Harris & Smith OB-GYN Saturday Childbirth Class
Registration closed
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.

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.