News Release

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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

CHKD free public programs in January

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public programs will be offered by CHKD Health System in January.

January 6, Meet and Greet. Free. 5:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg. Please join us for our complimentary Open House, whether you are a new expectant parent, new to the area, or simply looking for a pediatrician. Plan to attend our Meet and Greet informational gatherings designed for you to meet our physicians and nurse practitioners as well as receive a tour of our facilities. Please call (757) 564-7337, Option 3 to register.

January 14, Breastfeeding. Free. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg.  Please join us for our free breastfeeding class. This is an introductory breastfeeding preparation class is designed to inform the prospective breastfeeding mother about the advantages of and contraindications to breastfeeding. Several topics are discussed including proper positioning; latch on tips, management of engorgement and sore nipples, as well as returning to work and maternal medications while working. Come join us for this informative and fun breastfeeding class. Please call (757) 564-7337, Option 3 to register or Register online at www.chkd.org/calendar.

January 14, Positive Discipline. Free.  7-9 p.m. CHKD Health & 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/calendar.

January 21, Baby Care 101. Free. 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg.  Please join us for our free Baby Care 101 class for expectant and newborn parents who want to learn about providing a safe and secure environment for their infant. Learn about how to bathe and comfort your baby, belly button and diaper care, how to position your baby for sleep and general household and car seat safety tips. Lots of opportunities to ask questions about the first year of life. Please call (757) 564-7337, Option 3 to register.