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 […]

Satilla paddle adventure Apr. 1-2

Satilla paddle adventure Apr. 1-2

If your New Year’s resolution involved spending more time outdoors or exercising more, Georgia River Network and Satilla Riverkeeper have dialed up just the adventure for you—a 2-day, 28-mile canoe/kayak/paddleboard adventure on southeast Georgia’s Satilla River set for April 1-2. Registration for the event is open at www.garivers.org/paddle_georgia/springonthesatilla.html The statewide river advocacy group is hosting […]

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 […]

Things to Do-Jan.4-Jan.31

Things to Do-Jan.4-Jan.31

January January 4 “Good Food Gone Bad” is today from, 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 prevent […]

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, […]