News Release

Friday, November 25, 2011

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, 668-7554

CHKD free public classes and seminars in December

 

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

December 1, Meet-and-Greet at Chesapeake Pediatrics. Free. 5-6 p.m. Chesapeake Pediatrics- Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Drive, Suite 302, 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. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 3, The Toddler Toolbox. Free. 10 a.m. – noon. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake. Parents will learn simple strategies to help toddlers work through their tantrums and help them manage their frustrations as they grow and learn new skills. How to set realistic expectations of a toddler's physical, emotional and cognitive behaviors will also be discussed. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 7, 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 press option 5 and then 3 with questions. For more information on our practice visit www.chkd.org/PAW. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 7, Welcome, Baby! At Pediatric Specialists. Free. 6-7 p.m. Pediatric Specialists, 885 Kempsville Road, Amelia Building, Suite 200, 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.

December 8, Positive Discipline. Free. 9:30-11 a.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake.Learn discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 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. Call (757) 564-7337 press option 5 then 3 with questins. For more information on our practice visit www.chkd.org/PAW. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 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 press 5 then 3 with questions. For more information on our practice visit www.chkd.org/PAW. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 15, Meet-and-Greet at Chesapeake Pediatrics. Free. 5-6 p.m. Chesapeake Pediatrics- Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Drive, Suite 302, 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. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

December 22, Breastfeeding Advice. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg. Please join us for this free introductory class designed to inform the prospective breastfeeding mother about the advantages of 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. Come join us for this informative and fun class. Please call (757) 564-7337 press 5 then 3 if you have questions. For more information on our practice visit www.chkd.org/PAW. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.