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Mother's Milk Support Group
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Mother's Milk Support Group

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Drop-in group, please call 921-8345 for more information.

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

This group offers breastfeeding support and guidance to breastfeeding mothers. Our certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors will lead breastfeeding topics such as the early weeks, fussy babies, common problems and solutions, going back to work, nutrition and long term breastfeeding success. 

The support group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Women and Infants Healthcare Unit (WIHCU) lactation office at Waldo County General Hospital. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4109. Please call ahead if it falls on a holiday.

Postpartum Support Group - WCGH
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Postpartum Support Group - WCGH

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Dec 12, 2019 at 11 am
1 additional session on Dec 26, 2019

The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms and moms-to-be who want to connect with other women for support. No registration required. For more information, please call 505-4140.

Postpartum Support Group - PBMC
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Postpartum Support Group - PBMC

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Dec 19, 2019 at 11 am

The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms and moms-to-be who want to connect with other women for support. No registration required. For more information, please call 505-4140.

Breastfeeding Social with Jaime Johnson

Free

with Jaime Johnson, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Would you like to meet other women who are pregnant or new moms just like you? 

Want or willing to breastfeed but unsure if you'll be able to? 

Do you worry about making enough milk or how to handle pumping when you go back to work?

What about other questions concerns/issues on feeding your baby?  Etc., etc., etc..

Then come to Stephens Memorial's Breastfeeding Social to learn and share.

We meet the third Tuesday of the month in the Ripley Building third floor centering room. 

Topics for discussion are led by all of you while our Lactation Consultant, Jaime, will be there to answer questions and provide expertise. Snacks are provided.  Fathers and other family members are welcome as well, and feel free to bring your little one if you've already delivered.

We do ask that you sign up even though there is no fee, so come learn  and have fun with us.

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Price not
available

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Dec 17, 2019 at 3 pm

The Alzheimer’s Support Group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For details, please contact Cheri Alexander, LSW at 921-6237.

Prenatal Yoga with Renee

$60

with Renee Bernier-Innes, Memorial Hospital Population Health

Come join Renee Bernier-Innes in a special class to promote health and wellness during one of the most special times of your life. 

Prenatal yoga focuses on poses for pregnant women, in order to increase strength and flexibility. It helps expecting mother's to develop proper breathing and relaxation techniques for an easier and more comfortable labor.

It can also help with:

  • better sleep
  • reduced stress
  • less discomfort throughout pregnancy

This class is suitable for all levels whether you are brand new to yoga or a practiced Yogi this class is tailored to the needs of your changing body.

This 6-week class will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10-11am in The North Conway Community Room which is located on the 2nd floor of the Outpatient Physical Therapy Building (just north of the main hosital entrance). Please PARK and ENTER at the rear of the building, not through the physical therapy practice on the first level.

Class Dates: Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4 Note: there is no class on Nov 13.

Drop ins are welcome for $12

 

Instructor Bio:

Renee is the owner and founder and Sacred Circle Wellness,  she moved to the Mt. Washington Valley in 2017. She graduated from Western State Colorado University with a Bachelor's in Exercise and Sport Science and Experiential Education. Prior to finishing her degree she completed an 800 hour Therapeutic Bodywork Certificate through Mountain Heart School of Bodywork. She became a Licensed Massage Therapist in Colorado and has been practicing since 2015.

Her further education has consisted of prenatal, postpartum and fertility techniques. She is a full spectrum doula and a registered yoga teacher. She is passionate about women's health and believes healthy mothers and families are the foundation for healthy communities.

ICD Support Group
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ICD Support Group

Free

with Maine Medical Center

Calendar Next session starts Jan 13, 2020 at 5 pm
3 additional sessions through Jul 13, 2020

Maine Medical Center and Maine Medical Partners – MaineHealth Cardiology offer an ICD (Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator) patient support group to patients and their families who have a device.

The mission of the ICD patient forum is to provide encouragement and education to patients and their support person so they may lead the fullest life possible while living with an ICD.

Registration is not required.

For more information, please call (207) 885-9905





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