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February 2017 Classes for new and expecting parents

Classes and Support Groups, 2017

Castle Medical Center’s

Calendar of February 2017 classes for new and expecting parents

 

Breastfeeding Class

Wed., Feb. 1, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Or Thurs., Feb. 16, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Cost: $25 for two people (partners are encouraged to attend). Free with Giving Birth: The Castle Experience or Bradley Method class.

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

 

General Newborn Care

Tues., Feb. 7, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Cost: $30 for two people

In this class, learn how to tell if your baby is sick, how to take your baby’s temperature, why babies cry, how to calm a crying baby, and how to bathe your baby.

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

 

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience

Four sessions on Wednesdays, starting Wed. Feb. 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Or Sundays, starting Feb. 12, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Cost: $45 per person; $80 per couple

Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. This class is suggested for couples in their 3rd trimester.

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

 

Infant Safety

Tues., Feb. 14, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Cost: $15 per person

Recommended for parents, grandparents and other non-professional childcare providers, this course teaches basic life support techniques for infants and toddlers as well as how to make your home safe for young children.

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

 

Coaches Clinic

Tues., Feb. 21, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Cost: $15 per person

Learn and practice how to be an invaluable labor coach, including what you as a coach can do now to prepare for labor, ways to help reduce labor discomfort, including labor massage and ‘labor talk’.

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

ONGOING

Mommy & Me Hui

Every Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center Auditorium

FREE

All new mothers are invited to connect with other new moms at Castle’s Mommy & Me Hui, a free weekly gathering for moms and their infants up to 12 months old.  Led by certified lactation educators, the group will cover such

topics as breast-feeding issues, nutritional advice, getting enough sleep, choosing child care and tips on getting back into shape.  Get and give support, ask questions, and then spend the last part of the meeting doing a fun physical activity with your baby. No registration is necessary; come as you please!

For information, call 263-5400.

 

Free Birth Center Tours

Weekly, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Castle Medical Center, Kailua

Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org