Support group for dementia caregivers

Support group for dementia caregivers

Sixty Plus Dementia Caregiver Support Group will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1:30-3 p.m. in the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Designed to be both informational and supportive, this group provides a confidential and welcoming atmosphere for family members and friends who want to learn more about dementia. These support […]

Support group for breast cancer fighters/survivors

Support group for breast cancer fighters/survivors

A breast cancer support group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30-7 p.m. at Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1267 Building (West Entrance), Third Floor, 1267 Highway 54 West in Fayetteville. The group is open to women of all ages who are currently fighting or have survived breast cancer. For more […]

A class for new big brothers/big sisters

A class for new big brothers/big sisters

Sibling Class is a one-hour class for siblings, ages 2-10, accompanied by an adult. Topics include what to expect when mom is in the hospital and when baby comes home. There will be a tour of the maternity center for parents and children. Each child will pick a gift for the new baby and receive […]

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping class for breastfeeding moms

Pumping Basics, a one-hour class discussing planning and preparing to pump and returning to work while breastfeeding/pumping, will be offered Sunday, Jan. 15. Recommended after delivery. Mothers and babies welcome. Register online at piedmont.org or call 877-527-3712.  

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Learn the basics of caring for a newborn

Baby Basics, open to expectant mothers and their spouses or partners, provides information and guidance related to the care of the newborn. Topics discussed include bathing, diapering, burping, feeding, calming techniques for a fussy baby, car safety seats, immunizations, circumcisions, signs of illness and when to call the pediatrician. The class is led by Jan […]

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 […]

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, […]