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Adventist Health Castle Calendar of May 2019 classes for new and expecting parents

2019

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience

Four sessions on Wednesdays, starting Wed., May 1, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle, Kailua

Cost: $40 per person

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

The Bradley Method®

12-session childbirth course on Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting May 6

Adventist Health Castle, Kailua

Cost: $375 for two people

A comprehensive course of education in pregnancy, labor and natural childbirth.

Call 263-5400 or register online at Adventisthealthcastle.org

General Newborn Care

Tues., May 7, 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

Infant Safety

Tues., May 14, 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 babies and young children.

Call 263-5400 or register online at Adventisthealthcastle.org

Coaches Clinic

Tues., May 21, 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

Breastfeeding Class

Sun., May 26, 2:30 – 4:30 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 atAdventisthealthcastle.org

Sibling Class

Tues., May 28, 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 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Ohana Room

3rd Wednesday of every month 12:30 – 1:30 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