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!

July 2024

16
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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16
Tue
6:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from July 16 - August 20 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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17
Wed
6:00 PM

Newborn Massage For the Pregnant Couple (Virtual via Zoom)

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Learn about the many benefits of newborn massage as well as infant cues, newborn behavioral states, reflexes and massage techniques you can use with your baby as soon as they are born. Newborn massage is a special way to enhance bonding and communication with your baby. Newborn massage can be beneficial for the physical and...

Cost $25.00
$25.00
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17
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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17
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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22
Mon
6:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Virtual Series

Virtual Via Zoom
Details

Class runs every Monday virtually via Zoom from July 22 - August 26 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,...

Cost $155.00
$155.00
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23
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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24
Wed
6:00 PM

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL: PLEASE SEE VIRTUAL OPTION MONDAY AUGUST 12 OR NEXT WEDNESDAY SESSION AUGUST 28 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...

Cost $35.00
$35.00
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25
Thu
6:00 PM

Early Pregnancy Class

Virtual Event
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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28
Sun
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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30
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
Wed
6:00 PM

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes – FULL

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. PLEASE EMAIL ecrayton@echn.org OR CALL 860-647-4790 TO PLACE YOUR NAME ON THE WAITING LIST AND/OR REGISTER FOR ANOTHER CLASS (MONDAYS AUGUST 19 & 26 VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM OR IN PERSON WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 4 & 11) This is a two week series: Wednesdays 7/31/24 & 8/7/24 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm...

Cost $45.00
$45.00
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