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Women's Health

Breastfeeding Basics
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Breastfeeding Basics

$25
Calendar Next session starts Sep 11, 2019 at 3 pm
1 additional session on Nov 13, 2019

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 921-8345.

Breastfeeding Class
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Breastfeeding Class

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 14, 2019 at 10 am
3 additional sessions through Dec 14, 2019

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 338-9348 with any questions.

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jan 7, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 52 weeks

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.

Childbirth Preparation Class
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Childbirth Preparation Class

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 7, 2019 at 10 am
3 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2019

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 338-9348.

Hypnobirthing
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Hypnobirthing

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 16, 2019

Mothers and their partners learn techniques for safe and satisfying birthing through guided imagery, visualization and special breathing. A tour of the birth center is included. $125 for mom and partner for the 5-week class, most insurances cover this class as a "childbirth education class". Please call 207-921-8345.

Mother's Milk Support Group
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Mother's Milk Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019 at 12:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2019

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.

Postpartum Support Group - PBMC
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Postpartum Support Group - PBMC

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 5, 2019 at 11 am
7 additional sessions through Dec 19, 2019

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.

Postpartum Support Group - WCGH
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Postpartum Support Group - WCGH

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 22, 2019 at 11 am
8 additional sessions through Dec 26, 2019

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.





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