Events

Welcome to ECHN’s Events Page!

Throughout the year, ECHN offers a wide variety of educational programs designed to educate and support all individuals within our community. Please explore our diverse offerings including childbirth and parent education courses, diabetes education, nutrition and wellness classes, free seasonal health education programs, and more.

Join us as we aim to create a healthier, more informed community. Together, we are making healthy happen!

May 2024

28
Tue
10:00 AM

New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

If you have a baby six months and younger and want to get out to spend time with other new Moms please join us for an informal support group on Tuesday mornings. Registration is not required - this is a drop-in group. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT...

Cost Free
Free
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29
Wed
10:15 AM

Meal Planning Workshop

Miller Building, Manchester Memorial Hospital
75 Haynes Road, Manchester , CT
Details

Would you like to have a customized nutrition meal plan to guide your daily, healthy eating routine? Join us for a group meal planning workshop, where a Registered Dietitian will guide you in calculating your estimated nutrition needs - calories, carbs, protein, fat and more - and then work those nutrition needs into a daily...

Cost $40.00
$40.00
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29
Wed
2:00 PM

Food Is Medicine: Session 4: Fats

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Embark on a culinary journey with a free 4-week series! Join Sarah Khan, Lifestyle Coach, MS in Nutrition, and learn the secrets of crafting flavorful and nutritious meals on a budget, all while exploring health benefits! Session Dates: Every Wednesday from May 8th - May 29th* Please sign up for each session separately. Session 1:...

Cost Free
Free
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31
Fri
12:00 AM

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

Virtual Event
Details

Here's the solution for parents who want the information, but can't fit the classes into their schedules or for moms on bed rest.  These self-paced online classes  will cover all the vital components of labor and birth right from your home computer.  Once you log on, you will have 30 days to complete the class. ...

Cost $95.00
$95.00
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31
Fri
6:00 PM

Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

This class is now full. See Weekend & Wednesdays starting May 31 or 6 Week series options starting May 14; May 15; June 3 or June 6. And/or email bcrayton@echn.org to place your name on the waiting list. Class meets Friday 5/31/24 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 6/1/24 from 10:00 am - 3:30...

Cost $100.00
$100.00
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31
Fri
6:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Includes the following classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth Friday 5/31/24 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 6/1/24 from 10:00 - 3:30 pm. Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes all the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. 2. Breastfeeding for...

Cost $155.00
$155.00
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June 2024

03
Mon
6:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from June 3 - July 8 This Class covers all the essentials for preparing for the labor and birth of your baby in six weeks. Topics include: stages of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures, positioning for labor, partner's role, analgesia, anesthesia, cesarean birth, postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding, newborn care, Advanced...

Cost $155.00
$155.00
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04
Tue
10:00 AM

New Mothers’ Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

If you have a baby six months and younger and want to get out to spend time with other new Moms please join us for an informal support group on Tuesday mornings. Registration is not required - this is a drop-in group. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT...

Cost Free
Free
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05
Wed
10:00 AM

Infant Massage for Mom and Baby (3 Week Series)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Class meets Wednesdays morning from 6/5/24 - 6/19/24 This program provides an opportunity for mom and baby to deepen their bond and develop relaxation skills that will last a lifetime! A variety of hands-on techniques are taught to aid digestion, improve sleep patterns, help soothe fussiness and enhance baby’s growth and development. Moms learn to...

Cost $50.00
$50.00
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05
Wed
6:00 PM

Hormones 101

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Did you know that humans have 50 hormones in their body that affect our metabolism, mood, sleep health, blood sugar regulation and more?  Join Dr. Lauren Young to understand the basic hormones in our bodies, how they impact us and how we can help balance our hormones for optimal health. Register online or call 860.533.6550...

Cost Free
Free
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05
Wed
6:00 PM

Expectant Grandparent Class – 1 person (Virtual)

Virtual Event
Details

This class gives expectant grandparents the opportunity to learn how to best support the new family. Talk with other grandparents about your expectations, joys and concerns. Learn what has changed and why in regards to birthing practices, baby care, infant feeding and safety. Refresh your baby care skills with some hands on learning too! The...

Cost $20.00
$20.00
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05
Wed
6:00 PM

Expectant Grandparent Class – Couple (Virtual)

Virtual Event
Details

This class gives expectant grandparents the opportunity to learn how to best support the new family. Talk with other grandparents about your expectations, joys and concerns. Learn what has changed and why in regards to birthing practices, baby care, infant feeding and safety. Refresh your baby care skills with some hands on learning too! The...

Cost $30.00
$30.00
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