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Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Events



Prenatal Care & Childbirth

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free
Calendar Current session started Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 52 weeks

Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. Please click here for more information and to register.

 

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 505-4109. Please call ahead if it falls on a holiday.

Breastfeeding Basics
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Breastfeeding Basics

$25
Calendar Next session starts Jul 14, 2020 at 6 pm
2 additional sessions through Nov 17, 2020

This two hour class provides a pre-birth opportunity to ask questions and learn about breastfeeding and returning to work. $25 for mom and partner. Registration required, please call 301-8337.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 

Postpartum Support Group - PBMC
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Postpartum Support Group - PBMC

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jul 16, 2020 at 11 am
10 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2020

Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. Please click here for more information or to register.

The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms, moms-to-be and families who want to connect with other women for support. No registration required. For more information, please call 505-4140.

Breastfeeding Class
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Breastfeeding Class

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jul 18, 2020 at 10 am
5 additional sessions through Dec 12, 2020

Topics to be covered include benefits of breastfeeding, preparing to breastfeed, exploring myths of breastfeeding, breast care, breast milk storage and returning to work. Registration required, please call 505-4140 with any questions.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 

Postpartum Support Group - WCGH
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Postpartum Support Group - WCGH

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2020 at 11 am
9 additional sessions through Dec 24, 2020

Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. Please click here for more information or to register.

The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms and moms-to-be who want to connect with other women for support. No registration required. For more information, please call 505-4140.

Childbirth Preparation Class
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Childbirth Preparation Class

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 1, 2020 at 10 am
4 additional sessions through Dec 5, 2020

Topics covered include stages of labor, pain relief options including relaxation, breathing, medications, epidural, complications, Caesarean birth and other questions you may have. Registration required, please call 505-4140.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 

GentleBirth
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GentleBirth

$125
Calendar Next session starts Aug 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 4, 2020

Enjoy a new approach to child birth class combining brain science, birth science and technology to empower your positive birth through preparation. This class will include training and education in mindfulness, hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and sports psychology. A mobile app will also be available to enhance the experience. Please call 301-8337 to register.

Please note, per hospital policy, classes will adhere to masking and social distance guidelines. Please talk with your instructor for more information. 





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