News Release

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Contact: Dawn Midgette, (757) 668-9957

CHKD free public programs in Williamsburg in May and June

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public programs will be offered by CHKD Medical Group’s Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg in May and June.

May 16, Infant Massage. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Boulevard, Williamsburg. Expecting and new parents will learn simple infant massage techniques designed for infants from birth to 6 months. Gain hands-on experience and learn how infant massage promotes better sleep and may strengthen the immune system. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

May 16, Baby Care 101 at Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Boulevard, 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, about 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. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

May 23, Breastfeeding Advice, Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Boulevard, Williamsburg. Please join us for this free introductory class designed to help expectant mothers get off to a good start breastfeeding. Several topics are discussed including proper positioning, latch-on tips, common challenges, 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. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

June 4, Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg Monthly Open House. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Boulevard, Williamsburg. For new or expectant parents or families looking for a pediatrician. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.