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Calendar of June 2017 classes for new and expecting parents

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CONTACT: Jasmin Rodriguez
(808)-263-5163 or Jasmin.Rodriguez@ah.org

Castle Medical Center’s
Calendar of June 2017 classes for new and expecting parents

The Bradley Method ®
12-session childbirth course on Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting June 5
Castle Medical Center, Kailua
Cost: $375 for two people
A comprehensive course of education in pregnancy, labor and natural childbirth.
Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

General Newborn Care
Tues., June 6, 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

Breastfeeding Class
Thurs., June 8, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Or Sun., June 25, 4:30 - 6:00 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

Infant Safety 
Tues., June 13, 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., June 20, 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

Sibling Class
Tues., June 27, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. 
Castle Medical Center, Kailua
Cost: $15 per person; $10 for children ages 12 and under
This class is designed for children who will become older siblings, and their parents.
Children will learn how important being a big brother or sister is. They will practice how to hold a new baby, share ideas on what baby can and can’t do, learn safety tips, and make and take home a gift for their new baby!
Parents will learn tips on welcoming the new baby home, fostering positive sibling bonding, and insights on older child’s thoughts and emotions.
Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience 
Four sessions on Wednesdays, starting June 28, 6:00 – 8:00 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

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 
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