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Baby Care Class

$25

with Erin Voisine, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Oct 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

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Baby Care Class

$25

with Angela Bonnell, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Full Course

Baby Care Class

$25

with Erin Voisine, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Dec 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Breastfeeding Basics

$5

with Chelsea Lavigne, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This two-hour class for expectant parents offers information about the advantages of breastfeeding and how to get started. Other topics include milk production, physical and emotional responses to breastfeeding, nutrition, breast pumps, expressing and storing milk, and tips for lactating working mothers.

We encourage anyone who is considering breastfeeding to attend this class.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Breathing & Relaxation Techniques for Childbirth

$25

with Stephanie Choate, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This 90-minute class focuses on comfort measures, breathing techniques, visualization, imagery, massage and positions for labor.

*This class is free when you take your Prepared Childbirth Series but you must sign up for it separately.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Buddha Bowls

$20

with Patty Morini & Jane Moore, RD, MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Similar to a rice bowl, Buddha bowls typically contain a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade dressing. They're also called macro bowls because they hit all your macronutrients: carbs, protein and fat. Join us for a hands-on cooking class to experiment with a variety of combinations!

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 6; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.

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Cancer Caregivers Support
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Cancer Caregivers Support

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

The Cancer Center is in the process of starting a support group for cancer caregivers. Call Ruth Coffey, LCSW, at 621-6120 for more information about time and dates.

Celebrate Movement

Free

with MaineGeneral Prevention & Healthy Living

Calendar Dec 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of low-impact, gentle-movement practices and breathwork to honnor and celebrate our bodies. Learn movements to incrase strength and flexibility and create a stronger connection with your inner self.

Date: Monday, Dec. 9; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Need an accommodation? We will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in all classes and events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate fully in a class or event, please notify us at 872-4102 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the class or event.

Have questions or need assistance? Call 872-4102 or email PHL@mainegeneral.org.





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