Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

MaineHealth Corporate



Western Maine & NH Regions

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.

Safe Sitter

$50

with Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 27, 2019 at 9 am

DO YOU WANT TO EARN MONEY AND HAVE FUN AT THE SAME TIME?

THEN SIGN UP FOR A SAFE SITTER CLASS NOW!!!

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to be stay safe at home, have fun with children, as well as handle emergencies and behavior problems.

Classes are geared to students ages 11 -14. 

A scholarship for $15 is available upon request.

Walk for Wellness

Free

with Western Maine Health Community Resources

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 7, 2020

Grab a friend and join a group of participants every Tuesday and Thursday for our indoor walking program.  In this program, you will enjoy the benefits of walking and staying active as the weather is colder and the days are shorter.  This class is for all walking levels.  Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water and join us as we walk for wellness!  Please Note: Start time is anytime from 4:45 pm and all participants must be done by 8 pm.  This will allow you the flexibility of a schedule that works for you!  If school is cancelled due to weather, there will be no class. 

Preparing for Birth - 3 week series

$35

with Lauren Mason or Megan Boucher, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 9, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
4 additional sessions through Sep 10, 2020

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.   

Car Seat Inspection Event
Online Registration Unavailable

Car Seat Inspection Event

Free

with Child Passenger Safety Technicians, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Jan 18, 2020 at 11 am
4 additional sessions through Nov 14, 2020

Is your child's car seat installed correctly?  When do you have to stop using LATCH? What is that hookey thing on the back of my car? When can my child ride forward facing?

If you don't know the answers to these and other car seat questions you are not alone. More than 90% of car seats in the State of Maine and either not correctly installed or misused.

DON'T BE ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE!!  COME TO A CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECK AND BECOME A SUPER-USER. 

Registrtaion is not necessary just drop by the Norway Fire Department between 11am and 3pm. Enter from Beal Street.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents, anyone can ensure their child’s safety seats are properly installed; compatible with their vehicle; haven’t been subject to a recall; and are the appropriate seat for the child just by coming to one of our seat check events.

It is preferred that you have your child/children with you unless you are pregnant parents awaiting the birth of your baby.

If you are unable to attend an event inspections may be done by appointment.  For more information, to make an appointment, or to learn about the free seat distribution program call 207-744-6151.

 

Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Carol Welsh

$10

with Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2020 at 8:30 am
5 additional sessions through Dec 5, 2020

 

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO IF YOUR INFANT CHOKED OR STOPPED BREATHING?

WELL, WOULD YOU???

If you can't immediately answer yes with confidence then sign up for this class.

Learn the skills for CPR and choking rescue on an infant up to the age of one year. This is a hands-on experience with manikins where you'll gain confidence through practice while having some fun as well.

Class is only 90 minutes and the cost minimal for a valuable life-long tool.

Price is per person so bring your family, friends and even your neighbors. You never know when you might need these skills.

Preparing for Birth -1 day class

$35

with Lauren Mason or Megan Boucher, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2020 at 9 am
5 additional sessions through Dec 19, 2020

 

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.   

Safe Sitter

$50

with Brittany Shaw and Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 17, 2020 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Aug 17, 2020

DO YOU WANT TO EARN MONEY AND HAVE FUN AT THE SAME TIME?

THEN SIGN UP FOR A SAFE SITTER CLASS NOW!!!

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to be stay safe at home, have fun with children, as well as handle emergencies and behavior problems.

Classes are geared to students ages 11 -14. 

A scholarship for $15 is available upon request.





Forgot password?