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Classes and Events for the week of Sept. 22, 2013

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Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

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, Sept. 24, 2013

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group: The Importance of Vitamins and Minerals
Registration closed
6:00pm
The Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery holds a monthly support group for patients who will have weight loss surgery in the near future and those...

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 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 and one other form of...

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

New Tools For New Dads
Registration closed
6:30PM
New dads (and soon-to-be-dads) are invited to join this discussion forum about their new roles and routines. Join other new dads to talk about baby care,...

Thursday, Sept. 26, 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...

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, Sept. 28, 2013

Prepared Childbirth Class (1 day intensive)
Registration closed - Moved to 9/21/13
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.

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.