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Prenatal Care & Childbirth

Perinatal Support Group
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Perinatal Support Group

Free

with Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events

Calendar May 13, 2024 at 11 am
7 additional sessions through Dec 9, 2024

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. Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome. Please call 505-4140 for more information or to register.

 

This group will be held in the Teleconference Room, located on the ground floor of Waldo County General Hospital. Please park at the back of the building and enter through the Ludwig Building entrance.

Infant Care Basics

Free

with Erin Kirkpatrick, Mid Coast Maternity

Calendar May 19, 2024 at 3 pm
3 additional sessions through Nov 18, 2024

In this 3 hour virtual course, we talk about how to care for your newborn when you bring them home, what to expect during the first few months, and how to be well prepared. Topics include: 

  • Sleep habits
  • Laying a strong sleep foundation
  • Bottle and formula feeding (separate breastfeeding class)
  • Diapering & Digestion
  • Soothing techniques
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Common ailments
  • Postpartum Coping and Preparation

We recommend taking this between 30-35 weeks if possible. Only one parent needs to register, but all can attend. Please join us to build your confidence in caring for your newborn!

You will receive an email from the instructor with a zoom link 1 week prior to the scheduled class. 

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Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Erin Olmstead

$10

with Erin Olmstead, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar May 20, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Join us for an infant CPR course to gain knowledge in how to perform CPR and choking rescue of an infant up to 1 year of age.  This course will be provided by in-person instructor, video and hands-on practice.  

Class is scheduled for an estimated 1 hour.   Any caregiver is welcome to join, parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, etc.

Contact the Perinatal Outreach Education Coordinator with any questions: 207-393-3462

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Childbirth Education Classes
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Childbirth Education Classes

Free

with Candace Crocker, BSN, RN, LincolnHealth Childbirth Education

Calendar May 22, 2024 at 3:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Childbirth Education Classes cover pregnancy, labor and delivery, newborn care and breastfeeding.  Our classes use videos, stories, photos and animations, activities and games as well as demonstrations to teach all the essential information parents need to prepare for the birth of their baby. Class sizes are limited to provide individualized attention. 

It is recommended that expecting mothers finish this series around 3-6 weeks before their due date. This class is for Women's Center patients and their support person(s).  It is a two-class series so please plan to attend both classes for optimal learning. 

Expecting Multiples 2024

Free

with Certified Educator, MMC Childbirth Education

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Aug 6, 2024

Registration includes a support person.

Couples expecting more than one baby will receive information specific to multiple pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Early participation in this class is advised (before 30 weeks gestation). If this is your first pregnancy, participation in one of our childbirth education classes is also strongly encouraged.

We recommend attending this class between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy.

We are 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.

Childbirth Education Classes

Free

with Candace Crocker, BSN, RN, LincolnHealth Childbirth Education

Calendar Jun 25, 2024 at 3:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Childbirth Education Classes cover pregnancy, labor and delivery, newborn care and breastfeeding.  Our classes use videos, stories, photos and animations, activities and games as well as demonstrations to teach all the essential information parents need to prepare for the birth of their baby. Class sizes are limited to provide individualized attention. 

It is recommended that expecting mothers finish this series around 3-6 weeks before their due date. This class is for Women's Center patients and their support person(s).  It is a two-class series so please plan to attend both classes for optimal learning. 

Childbirth Education Classes

Free

with Candace Crocker, BSN, RN, LincolnHealth Childbirth Education

Calendar Aug 20, 2024 at 3:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Childbirth Education Classes cover pregnancy, labor and delivery, newborn care and breastfeeding.  Our classes use videos, stories, photos and animations, activities and games as well as demonstrations to teach all the essential information parents need to prepare for the birth of their baby. Class sizes are limited to provide individualized attention. 

It is recommended that expecting mothers finish this series around 3-6 weeks before their due date. This class is for Women's Center patients and their support person(s).  It is a two-class series so please plan to attend both classes for optimal learning. 

Childbirth Education Classes

Free

with Candace Crocker, BSN, RN, LincolnHealth Childbirth Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2024 at 3:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Childbirth Education Classes cover pregnancy, labor and delivery, newborn care and breastfeeding.  Our classes use videos, stories, photos and animations, activities and games as well as demonstrations to teach all the essential information parents need to prepare for the birth of their baby. Class sizes are limited to provide individualized attention. 

It is recommended that expecting mothers finish this series around 3-6 weeks before their due date. This class is for Women's Center patients and their support person(s).  It is a two-class series so please plan to attend both classes for optimal learning. 





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