Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding basics for new moms

Breastfeeding Basics provides information to expectant couples on the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, correct positioning and latch, milk volume expectations and breast pumps. It will also cover what to expect during the early breastfeeding days as well as later returning to work. The next class is Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-noon, led […]

Support group for new mothers

Support group for new mothers

Baby Dayz is a free monthly informational group led by Piedmont Fayette Hospital Lactation Consultant Jan Mannion, RN, that offers support to mothers of infants up to one year old. The class meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fayette County Library Community Room, 1821 Heritage Parkway in […]

Learn infant CPR Jan. 9

Learn infant CPR Jan. 9

A class on Infant CPR and Choking will be offered at Piedmont Fayette Hospital Monday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. for a fee of $10. This is an infant CPR and choking skills class and practice session designed to help until EMS arrives. If attending as a couple or a group of two, phone 877-527-3712 […]

Everything you want to know about childbirth

Everything you want to know about childbirth

Childbirth Preparation is an all-day class offering information on recognizing signs and stages of labor, planned/unplanned cesarean births, induction and augmentation of labor along with pain management options such as relaxation, breathing techniques, epidurals, analgesics. The role of the support person will also be discussed. A tour of the maternity center is included. The next […]

Food safety covered Jan. 4

Food safety covered Jan. 4

“Good Food Gone Bad” is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). The food landscape is ever changing and it is so important to keep up with the changes. Donna Savage with the USDA gives useful food safety tips. From ways to […]

Tour the PFH Maternity Center

Tour the PFH Maternity Center

Maternity Center tours at Piedmont Fayette Hospital provide expectant families an opportunity to tour our maternity center including labor and delivery and mother/baby units. Information will be provided about the admission process and questions will be answered. Registration is not required. Dates for January tours include every Thursday during the month (Jan. 5, 12, 19, […]

Info on guarding your health

Info on guarding your health

“Feed Your Genes” is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). Nutritional professionals have always been intrigued and puzzled by the fact that each person’s body is so different. Although our genetic makeup sets the stage, environmental factors and lifestyle choices determine […]

Learn to make your heart stronger

Learn to make your heart stronger

“Not So Guilty Pleasures” is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (McIntosh Place, 191 McIntosh Trail). Our dreams have come true. We have all heard that baby aspirin, enjoying a glass of wine and eating some delicious chocolate is good for our cardiovascular health and it’s all […]

Support group for prostate cancer fighters/survivors

Support group for prostate cancer fighters/survivors

The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Hwy 54 West in Fayetteville. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. For more information, phone Jim O’Hara […]

Find out about bariatric program

Find out about bariatric program

The Bariatric Informational Seminar is the first and required step in the bariatric program. The seminar, open to ages 18 and up, will discuss statistics and treatment of obesity; risks, benefits, and outcomes of weight reduction surgeries performed; and program and insurance requirements. Seminars are held on the third Saturday of the month. The next […]