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Adventist Health Castle Calendar of July 2018 classes for new and expecting parents

Classes and Support Groups, 2018

Adventist Health Castle
Calendar of July 2018 classes for new and expecting parents

General Newborn Care
Tues., July 3, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

Breastfeeding Class
Sun., July 8, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

Infant Safety
Tues., July 10, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Four sessions on Wednesdays, starting Wed., July 11, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventist Health Castle. 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

Coaches Clinic 
Tues., July 17, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

Sibling Class
Tues., July 24, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. 
Adventist Health Castle, 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 Adventisthealthcastle.org

ONGOING
Mommy & Me Hui
1st Sunday of every month 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Ohana Room
3rd Friday of every month 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center
Adventist Health Castle, Kailua
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.
Adventist Health Castle, Kailua
Call 263-5400 or register online at Adventisthealthcastle.org