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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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
»
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
»
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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06
Thu
6:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from June 6 - July 18 (no session on 7/4) 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,...

Cost $155.00
$155.00
»
11
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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12
Wed
6:00 PM

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression and storage, ways to prevent common problems, handling the first few weeks at home and more. Fathers and support persons are encouraged to attend. Taught by our Certified Lactation Consultants. Breastfeeding book provided with class. *Class Fee is per couple: 1...

Cost $35.00
$35.00
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14
Fri
6:00 PM

Early Pregnancy Class

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

This class is specially designed for couples who recently found out they are pregnant (up to 25 weeks) or are hoping to become pregnant in the near future. This class, taught by our Certified Childbirth Educators, will help you to have the healthiest and safest pregnancy possible.  We can answer your questions about Nutrition, Safe Exercise, Relieving...

Cost Free
Free
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