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Cesarean Birth 02/23 5:30p-6:45p ONLINE

Free

with Janet Oliver, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Feb 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Registration covers mother and one support person.

Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

You and your support person will meet with a Maine Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN for a 1 hour 15 minute discussion of what a Cesarean Birth may mean for you personally. Whether you are a first time parent or you would simply like more information on what a cesarean birth involves, everyone is welcome to attend a session. Come learn why and how cesarean births are done, what medication is used, medical equipment that is involved, and the recovery process after your birth. You'll learn how Maine Medical Center does "family centered" births, making your experience as natural and comfortable as possible for you.

We recommend attending this class between the 28th and 32nd week of pregnancy.

 

Full Course

Cesarean Birth 02/23 7p-8:15p ONLINE

Free

with Janet Oliver, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Feb 23, 2021 at 7 pm

Registration covers mother and one support person.

 Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

You and your support person will meet with a Maine Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN for a 1 hour 15 minute discussion of what a Cesarean Birth may mean for you personally. Whether you are a first time parent or you would simply like more information on what a cesarean birth involves, everyone is welcome to attend a session. Come learn why and how cesarean births are done, what medication is used, medical equipment that is involved, and the recovery process after your birth. You'll learn how Maine Medical Center does "family centered" births, making your experience as natural and comfortable as possible for you.

We recommend attending this class between the 28th and 32nd week of pregnancy.

 

Full Course

Siblings 02/27 10:30a-12p ONLINE

Free

with Elin Shartar, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

Due to recent changes in Maine Medical Center’s visitor guidelines we will be offering this class as an online interactive class instead of in person.

The scheduled instructor will be leading it and be available for questions. A few days before the class is scheduled to take place you will receive an email with instructions on how to participate online or by phone.

We recognize the inconvenience of this change and so will be issuing a full refund of your registration cost. We apologize and hope to be able to resume classes on our campus soon.

Thanks for your understanding as we seek to find new ways to provide you information and support.

Childbirth Education

childbirtheducation@mmc.org

207-662-6132

This class will help siblings prepare for the special occasion of becoming a big brother or sister. Big brothers and sisters will tour the Family birth Center, watch an age-appropriate video, and learn to diaper their doll or teddy bear. Siblings will also learn what to expect during mom and baby's hospital stay, what newborn babies look like and act like, and how they can help mom and dad with the new baby.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

Grandparents 02/27 2:00p-4:30p (Saturday) ONLINE

Free

with Ellen Kunkle, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2021 at 2 pm

Registration is per person.

Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

Things have really changed since your parents had you! This class will cover communication between parents and grandparents; how grandparents can help during pregnancy, birth and after Baby is born; current guidelines for infant care, care seats, and infant safety; and ways to bond with your new grandchild.

We recommend attending this class between the 32nd and 36th week of pregnancy.

 

Cesarean Birth 03/02 5:30p-6:45p ONLINE

Free

with Janet Oliver, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Registration covers mother and one support person.

Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

You and your support person will meet with a Maine Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN for a 1 hour 15 minute discussion of what a Cesarean Birth may mean for you personally. Whether you are a first time parent or you would simply like more information on what a cesarean birth involves, everyone is welcome to attend a session. Come learn why and how cesarean births are done, what medication is used, medical equipment that is involved, and the recovery process after your birth. You'll learn how Maine Medical Center does "family centered" births, making your experience as natural and comfortable as possible for you.

We recommend attending this class between the 28th and 32nd week of pregnancy.

 

Full Course
Breastfeeding Basics - Virtual
Online Registration Unavailable

Breastfeeding Basics - Virtual

Price not
available

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar Next session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 6 pm
4 additional sessions through Nov 9, 2021

This two hour class provides a pre-birth opportunity to ask questions and learn about breastfeeding and returning to work. 

Pre-registration is required in order to obtain access to virtual access. Please call 301-8337 to register.

Cesarean Birth 03/02 7p-8:15p ONLINE

Free

with Janet Oliver, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 7 pm

Registration covers mother and one support person.

 Due to the changes in Maine Medical's visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this class online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

You and your support person will meet with a Maine Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN for a 1 hour 15 minute discussion of what a Cesarean Birth may mean for you personally. Whether you are a first time parent or you would simply like more information on what a cesarean birth involves, everyone is welcome to attend a session. Come learn why and how cesarean births are done, what medication is used, medical equipment that is involved, and the recovery process after your birth. You'll learn how Maine Medical Center does "family centered" births, making your experience as natural and comfortable as possible for you.

We recommend attending this class between the 28th and 32nd week of pregnancy.

 

Full Course

Prenatal Breastfeeding Education -- Can I Use Marijuana While I'm Breastfeeding? March 3, 2021

Free

with Kara Kaikini, MS, IBCLC, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 12 pm

WEBINAR March 3, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Can I use Marijuana While I'm Breastfeeding? Prenatal Breastfeeding Education 1st Wednesday of every odd month Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify the current data related to marijuana use in Maine. 2. Explain the recommendations for marijuana use in the perinatal period. 3. Demonstrate ways to discuss and educate new and expectant parents about breastfeeding and marijuana use.





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