News Release

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, (757) 668-7554

Free CHKD classes and seminars in September

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

September 7, Great Expectations: Infant. Free. 9:30-11 a.m. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn developmental expectations and create consistent, nurturing routines to optimize growth and development in infants. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

September 7, Meet-and-Greet at Chesapeake Pediatrics. Free. 5-6 p.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake. For new and expectant parents of families looking for a pediatric practice. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and tour the office with one of our healthcare providers. To register please call (757) 668-7500 or register online at www.chkd.org/classes. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds.

September 7, Welcome, Baby! At Pediatric Specialists. Free. 6-7 p.m. Pediatric Specialists, Amelia Building, Suite 200, 885 Kempsville Road, Norfolk. For expectant and new parents who want to learn how to prepare for their newborn. Our pediatrician will discuss newborn medical care issues, including immunizations, breastfeeding, bathing, sleep safety and more. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and tour the office. To register please call (757) 461-6342. For more information about Pediatric Specialists go to www.chkd.org/pediatricspecialists.

September 14, Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg - Monthly Open House. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg. Complimentary open house for new or expectant parents or families looking for a pediatrician. Call (757) 564-7337 to register or register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

September 14, Welcome, Baby! At Tidewater Children's Associates. Free. 6-7 p.m. Tidewater Children's Associates, 601-A Innovation Drive, Chesapeake. For expectant and new parents who want to learn how to prepare for their newborn. Our pediatrician will discuss newborn medical care issues, including immunizations, breastfeeding, bathing, sleep safety and more. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and tour the office. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/TCA. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

September 15, Baby Care 101 at Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg. Free.  7-9 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg. 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 to register or register online at www.chkd.org/classes. To find out more about our practice, go to www.chkd.org/PAW.

September 15, Great Expectations: Toddlers. Free. 9:30-11 a.m. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn developmental expectations and create consistent, nurturing routines to optimize growth and development in toddlers. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

September 15, Infant Massage. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg. This is a newborn infant massage class for expecting and new parents. 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 to register or register online at www.chkd.org/classes. To find out more about our practice, go to www.chkd.org/PAW.

September 21, Adolescents: What is a parent to do? FREE. 7-8:30 p.m. Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, 6th floor Conference Room, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. The early teen years are a time of rapid physical, intellectual and social/emotional change, and parents and children can feel overwhelmed. Learn how to help your teens t