News Release

Friday, May 25, 2012

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, 668-7554

Free parenting classes and seminars offered by CHKD in June

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

June 5, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. 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. Call 668-2500 with questions. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 5, 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.

June 6, Positive Discipline. Free. 10 a.m.-noon. 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.

June 12, Nurturing Parenting Series for Parents of Children 6-11: Week 6- Stress and Anger. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane 6th floor conference room, Norfolk. For parents only. This is NOT a professional training. Learn the importance of raising children in a warm and caring home, where they can thrive and become respectful, caring and cooperative. Understand parenting roles, behavior encouragement techniques, and how to recognize and meet your own needs. This is a six part series of classes covering: Nurturing Philosophy, Communication, Building Self Worth, Understanding Feelings, Family Morals and Values, Stress and Anger. Attendance at all six classes is recommended but not required. You must register separately for each class. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 14, Life with a Strong Willed Child. Free. 10 a.m.-noon. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake. Parents and caregivers will learn how to understand acting-out behaviors, how temperament affects behavior, and supportive ways of handling spirited children. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 18, Newport News Pediatrics Meet and Greet. Free. 6-7 p.m. Newport News Pediatrics, 11783 Rock Landing Dr., Suite 202, Newport News. On the 3rd Monday of every month you will have the opportunity to meet the Newport News Pediatricians and Lactation consultant to learn about the services available and what to expect from the practice. Lactation consultant will be available for a brief question and answer forum. Registration is required. Call 757-668-6300 to register.

June 19, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. 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. Call 668-2500 with questions. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 21, 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 questions. For more information on our practice visit www.chkd.org/PAW. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 21, Life with a Strong Willed Child. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Parents and caregivers will learn how to understand acting-out behaviors, how temperament affects behavior, and supportive ways of handling spirited children. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 27, How Children Manage Anger. Free. 10 a.m.-noon. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn how to help young children (up to age 6) manage their anger and learn self-control. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 28, 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.

June 28, 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.