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Preparing for Birth and Feeding Your Baby

$25

with Jaime Johnson and Erin Olmstead

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 4:30 pm
1 additional session on Jan 24, 2023

Join us for a 2-hour Preparing for Birth and Feeding Your Baby Class, led by a Labor & Delivery Nurse/Lactation Consultant and the Perinatal Outreach Education Coordinator.   Recommended for all first-time pregnant patients and their birth partners; this class is designed to provide you and your labor partner with the information, skills and resources to prepare you for the birth of your baby.

The class will be informal focusing on:

  • How do you know you’re in labor and when to call the doctor
  • Stages of Labor
  • Vaginal & Surgical Deliveries
  • Terminology
  • Comfort Measures
  • Equipment Review
  • Medications and Interventions
  • Feeding Your Baby
  • Watching Educational Videos
  • And More!

Light refreshments will be provided during class.  All participants are required to review self-screening questions for COVID-19 and remain masked during class.  

Contact the Perinatal Outreach Education Coordinator with any questions: 207-393-3462

****PLEASE NOTE: ONLY REGISTER ONE PARTICIPANT. You will have space to put who is attending with you on your registration form (do not register them separately).****

Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Erin Olmstead

$10

with Erin Olmstead

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Jan 24, 2023

Join us for an infant CPR course to gain knowledge in how to perform CPR and choking rescue of an infant up to 1 year of age.  This course will be provided by in-person instructor, video and hands-on practice.  

Class is scheduled for an estimated 1 hour.   Any caregiver is welcome to join, parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, etc.

Contact the Perinatal Outreach Education Coordinator with any questions: 207-393-3462

Safe Sitter

$50

with Erin Olmstead

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2023 at 9 am
4 additional sessions through Nov 22, 2023

Safe Sitter Course is designed to prepare students ages 11-13 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. 

The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises.  Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR!

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener focuses on safety skills, child care skills, first aid & rescue skills, and life & business skills.  

Students are asked to pack a lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided.  All participants are required to review self-screening questions for COVID-19 and remain masked during class.  

Contact the Perinatal Outreach Education Coordinator with any questions: erin.olmstead@mainehealth.org or 207-393-3462.





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