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Our Classes

Breastfeeding your Newborn with Gail Martel

Free

with Gail Martel

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm
6 additional sessions through Nov 19, 2019

Learn skills for successful breastfeeding from our Lactation Consultant. This class will help you discover the mechanisms of breastfeeding, secrets to successful latch and positioning, and make you aware of support services available to breastfeeding mothers.

Breastfeeding your Newborn with Jaime Johnson

Free

with Jaime Johnson

Calendar Next session starts Dec 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm
6 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2019

Learn skills for successful breastfeeding from our Lactation Consultant. This class will help you discover the mechanisms of breastfeeding, secrets to successful latch and positioning, and make you aware of support services available to breastfeeding mothers.

Car Seat Inspection Event
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Car Seat Inspection Event

Free

with Child Passenger Safety Technicians

Calendar Next session starts Jan 19, 2019 at 11 am
5 additional sessions through Nov 9, 2019

You do not need to register for an inspection just drop by the Norway Fire Department between 11am and 3pm. The event in May is held at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School all with May Day Play Day. The time for the May event is 9am - 1pm.

Parents, caregivers and grandparents can ensure their child’s safety seats are properly installed; compatible with their vehicle; haven’t been subject to a recall; and are the appropriate seat for the child.

It is preferred that you have your child/children with you unless you are pregnant parents awaiting the birth of your baby.

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to provide fee hands-on seat inspections and make sure your childs seat is installed and used correctly. State of Maine statistics report 94% of child passenger safety seats are installed or used incorrectly.

 

Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Carol Welsh

$10

with Carol Welsh

Calendar Next session starts Dec 1, 2018 at 8:30 am
6 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2019

These classes are helpful to both new and experienced parents. Learn the skills to do CPR and choking rescue on an infant up to the age of one year. This is a hands-on experience with manikins where you'll have an opportunity to practices these skills. Come have fun and learn a valuable life-long tool.

Price is per person

Preparing for Birth -1 day class

$35

with Danielle Marshall

Calendar Next session starts Dec 8, 2018 at 9 am

Join a group of expectant parents as they have fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Preparing for Birth Class.  Expectant moms will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques. Their coach will learn how they can assist mom through the process of labor and share in the joy of birth. Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class.   

Safe Sitter

$50

with Brittany Shaw and Carol Welsh

Calendar Next session starts Feb 21, 2019 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Aug 15, 2019

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies when caring for children.

Safe Sitters learn: Infant & child CPR, choking procedure, safety for the sitter, how to call for emergency help, babysitting business skills, basic child care skills, and how to entertain children and keep them safe.

The classes are geared for students 11 -13 years old. 

A scholarship for $15 is available upon request.





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