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Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010

Breastfeeding Classes
Registration closed
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A class focusing on the decision to breastfeed including information on: advantages and barriers to breastfeeding; how to establish breastfeeding routines; techniques to accomplish satisfactory breastfeeding; how to recognize and avoid potential challenges. Dad/Support Person encouraged to attend with Mom. Fee - $15

Monday, Nov. 1, 2010

Prescription Drug Plans: Don't Get Scammed!
Registration closed
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of Medicare prescription drug plan scams.

Infant Massage Class
Registration closed
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This two part series on November 1 and 4 will introduce parents to the basics of infant massage. Infants ages one month to six months may participate. All classes are taught by Certified Infant Massage Instructors. "Baby's First Touch" massage book and massage oil provided.

Motherhood: The New Reality Show
Registration closed
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 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 developmental milestones of infants, offer suggestions for transitioning back to work, answer feeding questions, and share resources for staying at home full-time. Class/support group is targeted to moms who are 3-12 weeks post delivery; however, any new mother is welcome. Come as often as you like! Classes are facilitated by Duke Pediatric Residents/Pediatrician and Teer House Breastfeeding Educator/Lactation Consultant.

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010

D R H Total Joint Replacement Class
Registration closed
2:00pm
This class is intended for patients who are scheduled for knee or hip replacement at Durham Reional Hospital. Each patient is strongly encouraged to being a...

Duke Ctr for Metabolic/Weight Loss Surg
Registration closed
4:00pm


Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Information Seminar
Registration closed
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.

Prepared Childbirth Series
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Increase your confidence in the birthing process by attending a series of classes (four classes -- Tuesdays/Thursdays -- November 2, 4, 9, and 11, 2010) that includes information and practice sessions on: *Signs and stages of labor *Breathing techniques *Medical interventions *Pain management options *Positioning for comfort *Postpartum information *Role of the support person *What to expect in the hospital. Educators trained as Lamaze certified childbirth instructors (LCCE) teach all classes at Teer House. The eight-hour series is available on weekdays or weekends. Expectant parents are encouraged to complete the series between their 34-37th week. Register early, space is limited. Call 919-416-DUKE (919-416-3853). Fee - $80

A New Atkins for a New You - Managing a Low Carbohydrate Lifestyle
Registration closed - Class FULL. To be added to a Wait List, call 919-416-DUKE (919-416-3853) or 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853).
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Find out about the New Atkins approach to eating and weight loss.

Tour The Birth Place at Durham Regional Hospital
Registration closed
7:00 p.m.
To help prepare for the delivery of your baby Durham Regional Hospital provides tours of The Birth Place.

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

Breastfeeding Classes
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
A class focusing on the decision to breastfeed including information on: advantages and barriers to breastfeeding; how to establish breastfeeding routines; techniques to accomplish satisfactory breastfeeding; how to recognize and avoid potential challenges. Dad/Support Person encouraged to attend with Mom. Fee - $15

New Tools for New Dads
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class is designed in discussion group format to provide information for new dads (and dads-to-be) to assist them beginning their own routines with a new baby in the home. Topics will be group determined and typically cover: managing alone time with the baby, maintaining communication and intimacy with partner; balancing relatives' demands with new families needs; and balancing work and family. We encourage you to bring your baby!

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010

Baby Meets Bowser
Registration closed - Class FULL. To be added to a Wait List, call 919-416-DUKE (919-416-3853) or 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853).
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Do you know the three most important things to do to prepare your dog for your new baby? Learn how to help your dog and your baby become friends right from the start.

Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

Duke Ctr for Metabolic/Weight Loss Surg
Registration closed
3:00 pm


Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Information Seminar
Registration closed
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.

Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010

Infant/Child CPR and Safety (PBLS)
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participants will receive 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.
Fee: $35 per person or $50 per couple.