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Big Brother/Big Sister Class

$5

with Rebecca Sevigny

Calendar Next session starts Feb 19, 2019 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 10, 2019

Big Brothers or Big Sisters can have an opportunity for special time with Mom or Dad before their new baby arrives. This class includes:

  • Role play with their own special doll/stuffed animal you bring from home
  • Watch a movie about being a big sibling
  • Have story time 
  • Take a "field trip" to the Birthing Suite to see where Mom will be once the new baby arrives

This class will last exactly ONE hour. Recommended for Children ages 3 to 7. Mom should be in her last trimester. Class FEE is per family. When checking out, please do not add your children as attendees.

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Janice Lessard

Empowering you through mother to mother support.

This free support group is a great opportunity to meet other new breastfeeding mothers in your community, share experiences, and receive postpartum and newborn care information and support. A lactation consultant is on hand to answer your questions, provide guidance, and perform infant weight checks.

This group is held every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:30 AM in the Webber Building Conference Room on the second floor.

FREE, no registration required

Please call 207-283-7335 with any questions.

Celebrating Birth ~ Childbirth Preparation

$100

with Rebecca Sevigny

Calendar Next session starts Feb 23, 2019 at 9 am
8 additional sessions through Nov 23, 2019

Being prepared for childbirth can ease your mind and make your birth experience what you hope it will be. This class will give you the information, resources and skills to prepare you for the birth of your baby.

This class will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the birth process
  • Stages of labor
  • Pain management & control options
  • Positions to labor in
  • Breathing 
  • Positive thinking
  • A tour of the Birthing Suite

Please bring 2 pillows and a blanket to make yourself comfortable for relaxtion/breathing time.

Expecting mother/couple should be in their last trimester. Class fee is per couple. When checking out, please don't add your support person as an additional attendee, only enter their name when asked.

 

Grandparenting Today ~ It's Different Now
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Grandparenting Today ~ It's Different Now

$10

with Rebecca Sevigny

Grandma/Grandpa. Nana/Pop. Memere/Pepere. There's more to figure out than just what you're going to be called.

This class will teach you how your baby's baby will be cared for differently than you cared for them. Topics will include:

  • Basic Infant CPR
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Vaccines
  • Safe Sleep
  • Food Recommendation

Learn how you can support your child in their parenting journey while keeping the peace and new evidence-based guidelines.

New Dad-to-Be Class

$10

with Lee Cote

Calendar Next session starts Jan 21, 2019 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Jul 15, 2019

New dads-to-be have their own questions. Join other men to get answers  and information on the amazing year ahead! Topics will include:

  • Planning and preparing for your new addition
  • Your partner's labor and delivery
  • What to expect once you get home

This class is for men only.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Appointment
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Prenatal Breastfeeding Appointment

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available

with Janice Lessard

Breastfeeding is best for your baby but it can be hard too. Scheduling a prenatal appointment in your third trimester will help you with the successful outcome you're hoping for. Learn about:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Positions to hold your little one
  • Common concerns and challenges for new moms & dads and what to do about them
  • Local resources and so much more

PLEASE call 207-283-7335 to schedule your personal appointment. Partners & support people are encouraged to attend.

Safe Baby ~ Infant Safety & CPR 2019

$25

with Rebecca Sevigny

Calendar Next session starts Feb 28, 2019 at 6 pm
9 additional sessions through Dec 12, 2019

It's never too late to take an Infant CPR class! This class is for parents, grandparents, childcare providers and anyone who takes care of your baby.

This is a non-certificate course through American Heart Association, Friends & Family program. Learn basic infant CPR & choking rescue, along with basic home safety for your little one.

The text Family & Friends CPR will be provided. SMHC certificates of completion are available upon request.

Safe Travels ~ Car Seat Class

Free

with Rebecca Sevigny

Calendar Next session starts Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 5, 2019

Car seat safety has changed a lot over the years. Do you know the safest way to buckle your baby up?

This class helps inform parents, grandparents and other caregivers of the importance of proper child restraint use (car seats) for their infant. You will learn:

  • Evidance-based information
  • Do's and Dont's of car seat safety
  • Proper installation of infant seat & base

Please bring your infant seat, base and owner's manuals for both the seat & your vehicle (if possible). A variety of car seats will be present for demonstration purposes as well.





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