News Release

Monday, August 10, 2009

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman
(757) 668-7554
Greg.Lampman@chkd.org

CHKD free public programs in September

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public programs will be offered by CHKD Health System in September.
  • September 16, Positive Discipline. Free. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Parents will learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing, or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes  or call 668-7500.
  • September 17, Infant Massage. Free. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Boulevard, Williamsburg. Parents will learn simple infant massage techniques designed for infants from birth to 6 months. Gain hands-on experience with your baby and learn about the benefits of infant massage that will help your baby sleep and feed more peacefully, as well as strengthen their immune system. Call 757-564-7337, option 3 to register.
  • September 19, Sibshops for Siblings 6 to 10 years old. Free. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth floor conference room, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk.  A recreational workshop for brothers and sisters of children who have special health and development needs (including, but not limited to, diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart, kidney, liver gastrointestinal or lung disease, sickle cell, AIDS, head injuries, autism) to obtain peer support and education. Please call Gail Cervarich at (757) 668-7646 or e-mail her at cervargs@chkd.org for information and to register.
  • September 23, Sibshops For Siblings 9 - 14 years old. Free. 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. A recreational workshop for brothers and sisters of children who have special health and development needs (including, but not limited to, diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart, kidney, liver gastrointestinal or lung disease, sickle cell, AIDS, head injuries, autism) to obtain peer support and education. Please call Gail Cervarich at (757) 668-7646 or e-mail her at cervargs@chkd.org for information and to register.
  • September 30, Positive Discipline. Free. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Parents will learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing, or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call 668-7500.