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Childbirth Preparation Class
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Childbirth Preparation Class

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Nov 7, 2020 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 5, 2020

Topics covered include stages of labor, pain relief options including relaxation, breathing, medications, epidural, complications, Caesarean birth and other questions you may have. Registration required, please call 505-4140.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 

STABLE November 9, 2020 -- Southern Maine Medical Center

Free

with Monica Neville, MS, NNP, APRN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2020 at 8 am

 

Monday, November 9, 2020

Southern Maine Medical Center

1 Medical Center Drive

Biddeford, ME  04005

 

 

25 slots available

 

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

All food will be on your own

 

Topics to Include:

Discuss issues of patient safety and error reduction in the delivery

of nursing and medical infant care.

Identify infants at increased risk for becoming hypothermic.

Summarize basic evaluation of neonatal respiratory distress.

Discuss the causes, presentation and initial treatment of hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.

Describe the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis.

Discuss the crisis that families face when the infant requires care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

You may find it helpful to have a STABLE Program Learner Manual with you during this class.

You may borrow a copy from your facility or purchase one from www.stableprogram.org

 

Full Course

Favorite Fall Hike: Beech Hill Preserve

Free

with Adrienne Gallant, Deidre Dority, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 10, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
This fall, join members of the Community Health & Wellness team for guided (socially distant) hikes of some of our favorite Coastal Mountains Land Trust trails. Selected hikes will be approximately one mile in length and considered easy, with occasional rough terrain and moderate inclines. Participants should wear appropriate footwear and bring drinking water for the hike. For more information about any of the trails, please visit coastalmountains.org. These guided hikes are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required; call 301-3950 with questions.
Concussion Support Group
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Concussion Support Group

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Nov 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm
1 additional session on Dec 8, 2020

Join facilitator Moriah Grant, OTD, OTR/L, for this informative and interactive support group where you can share your struggles withconcussion; learn more about concussions, treatment and outcomes; and connect with others who have had similar experiences. Thissupport group is also available via telepractice. Please email mgrant@wcgh.org for more information or to register.

Mindful Eating

$1950

with Barbara Crowley, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 10, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Are you tired of diets? This class can help you reduce over-eating and help you feel better, without dieting. You’ll develop greater self-awareness using guided mindful exercises, exploring outdated patterns of behavior and sharing experiences. You will be re-acquainted with the balance of enjoying the food you eat and eating foods that fuel your long term well-being. Please call 207-301-3950 with any questions. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.
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 Nov 12, 2020 at 11 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 24, 2020

We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families totalk, listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms, moms-to-be andfamily members who want to connect with others for support.Registration is required, please call 505-4109. All participants willbe contacted by the facilitator of the group for a verbal screening and will need to follow social distancing and masking guidelines. 

Preparing for Birth -3 week series (2 day this month only)

$35

with Lauren Mason or Megan Boucher, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

 

Are you excited about being pregnant and becoming a parent but also a little bit nervous?

Feel like you may not have control over what happens during labor? Wish for a perfect delivery?

Not sure how your husband/partner can help you through this process called labor?

Just want to be prepared!

Why not join a group of expectant parents as they have fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Preparing for Birth Class.  Expectant moms will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques. Their coach will learn how they can assist mom through the process of labor and share in the joy of birth. Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class.   

Breastfeeding Class
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Breastfeeding Class

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Nov 14, 2020 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 12, 2020

Topics to be covered include benefits of breastfeeding, preparing to breastfeed, exploring myths of breastfeeding, breast care, breast milk storage and returning to work. Registration required, please call 505-4140 with any questions.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 





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