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PBMC Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lactation Consultants, Journey to Health

Calendar Current session started May 26, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week
11 additional sessions through Jun 30, 2020
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. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group 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. Please call 301-8337 for more information

WCGH Postpartum Support Group

Free

with Jordan Ray, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 28, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Jun 25, 2020
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, moms-to-be and family members who want to connect with others for support. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. For more information, please call 505-4140. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group 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.

Container Gardening for Beginners

Free

with Megan Day, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 28, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
Maybe you’d like to try gardening but don’t think you have enough space, time or energy. Think again! Container gardening is an easy way to test out your green thumb, whether you have lots of outdoor space, just a patio or even a window sill. Join us to learn the basics of container gardening and discover the wide variety of things you can grow inside (or out). You’ll be eating your own fresh vegetables and herbs in no time! The first five registrants will receive a free five-gallon fabric grow bag. This class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please visit journeytohealth.coursestorm.com or call 301-3950 to register.

WCGH Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lori Doolen, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
4 additional sessions through Jun 29, 2020
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. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group 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. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 505-4109.

PBMC Postpartum Support Group

Free

with Lynn Taus, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 4, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Jun 18, 2020
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, moms-to-be and family members who want to connect with others for support. This group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. For more information, please call 301-8337. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group 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.

Natural Mindfulness

$5

with Barbara Crowley, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 8, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
Did you know that engaging in moments of open awareness can help bring your body and mind back to a state of wellbeing? In this class you will be guided in using various body sensing practices that you can take into daily life to access this natural state of relaxed, open awareness. 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.

Diabetes Prevention Program- Learning Resource Center in Scarborough

Free

with MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 9, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly on Tuesdays at 10 am at the Learning Resource Center in Scarborough. Due to COVID-19, we are unable to launch this class in person. However, upon registering for this class you will be first to know when we are able to launch our program at this location. The Diabetes Prevention Program thanks you for your patience; we encourage you to check out our virtual class offerings!

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat better and be active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National Diabetes Prevention Program meets for one year: once a week for 16 weeks, then bi-monthly or monthly for the rest of the year.  A trained instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 661-7294

If this class does not work for you, consider filling our our waitlist form! The NDPP team hopes to fit your needs. Please follow the link below:

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1c348bcf5be64366aef62f522faffd2a 

Easy Going Yoga

$26

with Antonia Small, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 9, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Easy Going Yoga is designed with the older student in mind. Antonia Small, owner of ORYX WORX Fitness, will teach you to stretch, strengthen, breathe and relax while improving your posture and body alignment. No previous yoga experience required. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.




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