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Women's Health

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lynn Tauss, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Apr 27, 2021
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. Please call 301-8337 for more information.

Virtual Postpartum Support Group

Free

with Jordan Ray, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
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.

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lynn Tauss, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2021 at 12:30 pm
3 additional sessions through May 25, 2021
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. Please call 301-8337 for more information.

Preparing for Childbirth

$60

with Leah Kohlstrom, Journey to Health

Calendar Next available session starts May 15, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Whether you are expecting your very first child or are welcoming a sibling into your family, being prepared for childbirth is a priority. Join Leah Kohlstrom, doula and childbirth educator, for this engaging class to learn all about childbirth, including how to plan for delivery, the stages of labor and caring for your newborn. This class will answer your questions so you can better prepare for your birthing experience. Registration fee includes mom and partner.

AWHONN POEP Course Module 12 -- Normal Newborn -- June 9, 2021

Free

with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 9, 2021 at 9 am

Newborn Assessment and Nursing Care

  • Includes all newborn content including discharge planning
  • Updates on newborn skin care and procedural pain management

Content includes:

  • Video on newborn physical assessment and reflexes
  • Skin-to-skin care, breastfeeding, and infant nutrition
  • Infant self-attachment and the breast crawl, sudden postnatal collapse of the newborn, and updates on safe sleep




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