Filter by Category
Prenatal Care & Childbirth
Breastfeeding Support Group
This group offers breastfeeding support and guidance to breastfeeding mothers. Our certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors will lead breastfeeding topics such as the early weeks, fussy babies, common problems and solutions, going back to work, nutrition and long term breastfeeding success.
The support group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Women and Infants Healthcare Unit (WIHCU) lactation office at Waldo County General Hospital. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4109. Please call ahead if it falls on a holiday.
Mother's Milk Support Group
A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Drop-in group, please call 921-8345 for more information.
Preparing for Childbirth
with Leah Kohlstrom, Journey to Health
Whether you are expecting your very first child or are welcoming a sibling into your family, being prepared for childbirth is a priority. Join Leah Kohlstrom, doula and childbirth educator, for this engaging three-session class to learn all about childbirth, including how to plan for delivery, the stages of labor and caring for your newborn. This class will answer your questions so you can better prepare for your birthing experience.
*Please note: the class fee covers attendance for Mom and partner.