News Release

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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

Free CHKD parenting classes and seminars offered in August

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

August 1, Stress and the Family. FREE. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake. Hear how a busy lifestyle can negatively affect children and suggestions for easing stress in the family. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 1, Welcome, Baby! At Pediatric Specialists. FREE. 6-7 p.m. Pediatric Specialists 885 Kempsville Rd., Suite 200, Norfolk. For expectant and new parents who want to learn how to prepare for their newborns. Our pediatrician will discuss newborn medical care, 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.

 

August 2, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. FREE. 5-6 p.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Dr., 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. Call 668-2500 with questions. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 6 - August 10, Fun in the Sun Kids Camp. $150. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School, 4552 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. CHKD’s sports medicine program is holding a Fun in the Sun Kids Camp for young athletes ages 9 and up. Play a wide variety of games. Run the gauntlet. Play team games. Learn fun new ways to stay active. Compete in challenges against friends. Save 25% by registering early. Early registration: $150. After July 27th: $200. Contact Joe Gill for more information at 757-668-2390. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 9, Parenting on the Same Page. FREE. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane, 6th floor conference room, Norfolk. Raising children can be challenging, especially when parents have different discipline styles.. Learn where your parenting philosophy and mind-set come from and how to support a unified front when parenting your child. Strategies to develop positive discipline in the home that works for both parenting partners and the child will be discussed. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 15, Adolescents: What is a parent to do? FREE. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. 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 through this dynamic phase. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 15, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. FREE. 5-6 p.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., 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. Call 668-2500 with questions. For more information about our practice go to www.chkd.org/chesapeakePeds. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 16, 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 infants 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.

 

August 16, 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 how infant massage promotes better sleep and strengthens the 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.

 

August 20, 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.

 

August 23, 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.

 

August 23, Positive Discipline. FREE. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health & Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

 

August 28, How Children Manage Anger. FREE. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane, 6th floor conference room, Norfolk. Learn how to help young children (up to age 6) manage their anger and learn self-control. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.