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Classes and Events for the week of Nov. 3, 2013

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Monday, Nov. 4, 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.

Look Good...Feel Better
Registration closed
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Duke Regional Hospital is pleased to offer Look Good Feel Better, a free American Cancer Society program that teaches women beauty techniques while they undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 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...

Baby Care Class
Registration closed - Class FULL
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, Nov. 6, 2013

Forward Motion Program For Hip / Knee Replacement - Duke Regional Hospital
Registration closed
2:00pm
This class is intended for patients who are scheduled for knee or hip replacement at Duke Regional Hospital. Each patient is strongly encouraged to bring a...

Thursday, Nov. 7, 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...

Duke Regional Auxiliary Fundraiser: Jewelry Sale
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Duke Regional Hospital Auxiliary raises funds for the hospital through hosting sales by area vendors.

Infant Massage Class Series
Registration closed
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This 2-part hands-on series (Thursdays, November 7 & 14) 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.

Breastfeeding Class
Registration closed - Class FULL
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.

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Harris & Smith OB-GYN Friday/Saturday Class: November 8-9
Registration closed
6:30 p.m.
Harris & Smith OB-GYN offers childbirth classes the second weekend of each month. These classes are ideal for couples who are unable to commit to multiple weekday classes. This class will be held Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9

Saturday, Nov. 9, 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, November 9 & 10. 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.