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February 2023

07
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
07
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from February 7 - March 14, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
07
Tue
6:00 pm

Fit For Delivery “Drop In” (via Zoom)

Virtual Event
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $8.00
$8.00
»
07
Tue
6:00 pm

Fit For Delivery February Pass – Tuesdays

Virtual Event
Details

This monthly pass cover 3 Tuesdays in February 7, 14 & 28 Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and…

Cost $21.00
$21.00
»
13
Mon
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes – Hybrid – Newly Added to the Schedule

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be Hybrid with the Postpartum Class virtually via Zoom and the Baby Care Class In-person at the Family Birthing Center. Class handouts will be sent via email prior to each class. This is a two week series: Mondays 2/13/23 & 2/20/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
14
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
14
Tue
6:00 pm

Fit For Delivery “Drop In” (via Zoom)

Virtual Event
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $8.00
$8.00
»
21
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
23
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from February 23 - March 30, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
24
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth (In Person)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 2/24/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 2/25/23 from 10:00 - 3:30 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. *Class Fee is per couple: 1 ticket = 1 couple *Class does not include Breastfeeding or Postpartum & Baby Care. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on specific Wednesday evenings: $145.00 NOTE:…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
24
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Includes the following classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth (In-person) Friday 2/24/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 2/25/23 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 the Pregnant Couple (Virtual)- Wednesday 3/8/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
26
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

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.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90.00
$90.00
»
27
Mon
7:00 pm

Childbirth Refresher – Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have had a baby before or have taken the Understanding Birth eClass. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. Classes limited to 6 couples. Note: This class will be held in-person at the Family Birthing Center. Within…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
28
Tue
6:00 pm

Fit For Delivery “Drop In” (via Zoom)

Virtual Event
Details

Enjoy the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy: *improved posture *increased energy level *ease daily stress and tension *increased strength and stamina *less pregnancy related back pain *relief of common pregnancy discomforts *faster postpartum recovery *enhanced self-esteem *emotional support *better sleep Our prenatal exercise program allows you to modify your workout according to your fitness level and trimester of pregnancy. Each class includes low-impact cardio, strength training, stretching and relaxation techniques designed to help women cope more effectively with pregnancy, labor,…

Cost $8.00
$8.00
»

March 2023

01
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
01
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1 person)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
03
Fri
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»
06
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Monday from March 6 - April 10, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
07
Tue
10:00 am

New Mothers’ Group – No Group on 3/7/23

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

The New Mothers' Group will not be held on this day due to Mandatory Staff Education. We will resume on March 14th. 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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the…

Cost Free
Free
»
08
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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. Due to continued hospital visitor restrictions because of COVID19, this class will be held virtually via Zoom. Class materials will be sent in the mail and a Zoom link will be…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
09
Thu
5:30 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (5:30 pm) – Full

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Thu
5:50 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (5:50 pm) – Full

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Thu
6:10 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (6:10 pm)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Thu
6:30 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (6:30 pm)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Thu
6:50 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (6:50 pm)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Thu
7:10 pm

Family Birthing Center In Person Tour (7:10 pm)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

In-person Family Birthing Center Tours are now available by registration only. Tours are limited to expectant parents (Pregnant parent plus one additional partner only). Absolutely no children or walk ins allowed. Each 30 minute tour is limited to just 4 couples (1 ticket = 1 couple). Properly worn masks over nose and mouth are required at all times and social distancing will be followed. A confirmation with additional information will be sent via email once we receive your registration. Note:…

Cost Free
Free
»
14
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
15
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes – Hybrid

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be Hybrid with the Postpartum Class virtually via Zoom and the Baby Care Class In-person at the Family Birthing Center. Class handouts will be sent via email prior to each class. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 3/15/23 & 3/22/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
21
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
26
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

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.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90.00
$90.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
28
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from March 28 - May 2, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»

April 2023

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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
05
Wed
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»
06
Thu
6:00 pm

Newborn Massage For the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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 emotional growth & development of your baby as they adjust to life outside of the womb. This prenatal class is taught virtually via Zoom with…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1 person) – In Person

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON AT THE FAMILY BIRTHING…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON AT THE FAMILY BIRTHING…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
13
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Thursday from April 13 - May 18, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
14
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth

Virtual Event
Details

Class meets Friday 4/14/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 4/15/23 from 10:00 - 3:30 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. *Class Fee is per couple: 1 ticket = 1 couple *Class does not include Breastfeeding or Postpartum & Baby Care. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on specific Wednesday evenings: $145.00 NOTE:…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
14
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Virtual Event
Details

Includes the following classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth Friday 4/14/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 4/15/23 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 the Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 5/3/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
17
Mon
7:00 pm

Childbirth Refresher – Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor

Virtual Event
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have had a baby before or have taken the Understanding Birth eClass. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. Classes limited to 6 couples. Note: This class will be held virtually via Zoom. Within 1 week of…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
18
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
19
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be held virtually via Zoom. Class handouts will be sent via email with your Zoom link prior to each class. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 4/19/23 & 4/26/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment to make a smoother transition to parenthood. Hands on instruction will…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
24
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from April 24 - June 5, 2023 (no session on 5/29) 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
25
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
30
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

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.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90.00
$90.00
»

May 2023

02
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
03
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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. Due to continued hospital visitor restrictions because of COVID19, this class will be held virtually via Zoom. Class materials will be sent in the mail and a Zoom link will be…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
09
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
10
Wed
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
16
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from May 16 - June 20, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
17
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
17
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1 person)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
19
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth (In Person)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class meets Friday 5/19/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 5/20/23 from 10:00 - 3:30 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. *Class Fee is per couple: 1 ticket = 1 couple *Class does not include Breastfeeding or Postpartum & Baby Care. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on specific Wednesday evenings: $145.00 NOTE:…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
19
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Includes the following classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth (In-person) Friday 5/19/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 5/20/23 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 the Pregnant Couple (Virtual)- Wednesday 5/24/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
24
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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. Due to continued hospital visitor restrictions because of COVID19, this class will be held virtually via Zoom. Class materials will be sent in the mail and a Zoom link will be…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
25
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Thursday from May 25 - June 29, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
28
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

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.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90.00
$90.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
31
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes – Hybrid

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be Hybrid with the Postpartum Class virtually via Zoom and the Baby Care Class In-person at the Family Birthing Center. Class handouts will be sent via email prior to each class. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 5/31/23 & 6/7/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»

June 2023

06
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
12
Mon
7:00 pm

Childbirth Refresher – Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have had a baby before or have taken the Understanding Birth eClass. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. Classes limited to 6 couples. Note: This class will be held in-person at the Family Birthing Center. Within…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
13
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
14
Wed
6:00 pm

Newborn Massage For the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 emotional growth & development of your baby as they adjust to life outside of the womb. This Class will be held in person at the…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
19
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Monday from June 19 - July 24, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
20
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
21
Wed
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»
25
Sun
12:00 am

Understanding Birth Self-Paced eClass – Online/Anytime

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.  Class includes evidence-based material, videos, animation, quizzes and fun activites.  The program also includes an "Ask the Educator" feature with one of the Childbirth Educators…

Cost $90.00
$90.00
»
27
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
28
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1 person) – In Person

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON AT THE FAMILY BIRTHING…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
28
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON AT THE FAMILY BIRTHING…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»

July 2023

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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
07
Fri
6:00 pm

Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth

Virtual Event
Details

Class meets Friday 7/7/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 7/8/23 from 10:00 - 3:30 pm Designed for expectant parents with tight schedules. This two-session series of classes includes the vital components to prepare you for labor and birth. *Class Fee is per couple: 1 ticket = 1 couple *Class does not include Breastfeeding or Postpartum & Baby Care. See: "Weekend & Wednesdays" to sign up for the complete series including these classes on specific Wednesday evenings: $145.00 NOTE:…

Cost $95.00
$95.00
»
07
Fri
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – Weekend & Wednesdays

Virtual Event
Details

Includes the following classes: 1. Weekend Childbirth Education – Just Labor and Birth Friday 7/7/23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday 7/8/23 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 the Pregnant Couple - Wednesday 7/12/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class explains the advantages of nursing, breastfeeding techniques and positions, breast milk expression…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
11
Tue
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Tuesday from July 11 - August 15, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
12
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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. Due to continued hospital visitor restrictions because of COVID19, this class will be held virtually via Zoom. Class materials will be sent in the mail and a Zoom link will be…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
18
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
19
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be held virtually via Zoom. Class handouts will be sent via email with your Zoom link prior to each class. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 7/19/23 & 7/26/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment to make a smoother transition to parenthood. Hands on instruction will…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
20
Thu
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series

Virtual Event
Details

Class runs every Thursday from July 20 - August 24, 2023 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 Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date. Classes limited to…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
25
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
28
Fri
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»

August 2023

01
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
02
Wed
7:00 pm

Childbirth Refresher – Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor

Virtual Event
Details

This is an interactive class specifically designed for couples who have had a baby before or have taken the Understanding Birth eClass. The class gives couples a hands-on opportunity to get more in-depth information on comfort & coping skills for labor. In this class participants will practice labor coping skills such as; relaxation, utilizing different positions, breathing, touch and other advanced skills. Classes limited to 6 couples. Note: This class will be held virtually via Zoom. Within 1 week of…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
07
Mon
6:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Education – The Six Week Series (Hybrid)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
Details

Class runs every Monday from August 7 - September 18 (no session on 9/4) 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, breastfeeding, newborn care, Advanced Comfort Skills for Labor, and much more*. We recommend you complete classes approximately 2 - 6 weeks before your due date.…

Cost $145.00
$145.00
»
08
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
09
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (couple)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
09
Wed
6:00 pm

Expectant Grandparent Class (1 person)

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 class is taught by an RN Childbirth Educator who is a grandmother herself. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE…

Cost $15.00
$15.00
»
15
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
16
Wed
6:00 pm

Postpartum & Baby Care Classes – Hybrid

Virtual Event
Details

These classes will be Hybrid with the Postpartum Class virtually via Zoom and the Baby Care Class In-person at the Family Birthing Center. Class handouts will be sent via email prior to each class. This is a two week series: Wednesdays 8/16/23 & 8/17/23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm For expectant parents who wish that babies came with an owner’s manual, this class covers diapering, bathing, crying, safety and many other details of newborn care plus postpartum self-care and adjustment…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»
22
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
22
Tue
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 Pregnancy Discomforts, Fetal Development, Warning Signs and lots more. NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL…

Cost Free
Free
»
29
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
30
Wed
6:00 pm

Breastfeeding for the Pregnant Couple

Virtual Event
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. Due to continued hospital visitor restrictions because of COVID19, this class will be held virtually via Zoom. Class materials will be sent in the mail and a Zoom link will be…

Cost $35.00
$35.00
»

September 2023

05
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. Location: Manchester Hospital Family Birthing Center Education Room 71 Haynes Street Ambulatory Services Center Manchester, CT 06040 Valet Parking is available or self park in the lot at the end of Guard Street Time: 10 - 11 am All participants must wear a mask at all times and…

Cost Free
Free
»
06
Wed
6:00 pm

Newborn Massage For the Pregnant Couple

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street Manchester, CT
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 emotional growth & development of your baby as they adjust to life outside of the womb. This Class will be held in person at the…

Cost $25.00
$25.00
»
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