News Release

Tuesday, February 18, 2003

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

CHKD Offers Classes for Expectant and New Parents

“Birth and Beyond”

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — A four-week series of classes for expectant and new parents – “Birth & Beyond” – will be offered by Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters each Monday, 7-8:45 p.m., March 17 through April 7, in the hospital’s 5th floor conference room, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. The series will include presentations led by:
  • A pediatrician, who will offer tips for selecting the right doctor and answer questions about hospital procedures, follow-up care, immunizations and common newborn care concerns.
  • A car seat expert, who will explain the latest laws and demonstrate how to correctly install an infant car seat. Important tips and demonstrations on childproofing a home also will be offered.
  • A lactation specialist, who will discuss issues about positioning and latching on, breast tenderness, pumping and storing breast milk and returning to work.
  • A parent educator, who will review common changes taking place in a family and how to handle the stress.
  • The fee for the series is $40, and space is limited. To register or for more information call (757) 668-7500.