News Release

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Contact: Michele Tryon
(757) 668-9304
Michele.Tryon@chkd.org

Free CHKD parenting classes and seminars in August

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

August 1, Understanding the Angry Child: For Parents of Children 6-11. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 1st floor conference room, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Understand the causes of anger, how to anticipate and defuse angry outbursts and help children manage their own emotions. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 6, Practical Parenting Webinar: Great Expectations- School-age. Free. 12:00-1:00 p.m. Webinar, Broadcast from CHKD Norfolk. Learn developmental expectations and create consistent, nurturing routines to optimize growth and development in school-age children. The webinar will include information and an opportunity to ask questions. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 6, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. Free. 5:00-6:00 p.m. Chesapeake Pediatrics- Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Drive - Suite 302, Chesapeake. For new and expectant parents or 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. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 7, Welcome, Baby! At Pediatric Specialists. Free. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Pediatric Specialists, 885 Kempsville Rd., Suite 200, Norfolk. At this class for new and expectant parents, our pediatrician will discuss immunizations, breastfeeding, bathing, sleep safety and more. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and tour the office. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 7, Understanding the Angry Child: For Parents of Children 6-11. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 1st floor conference room, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Understand the causes of anger, how to anticipate and defuse angry outbursts and help children manage their own emotions. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 8, 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.

August 15, Stress and the Family. Free. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room 500 Discovery Drive, Chesapeake. Identify stressors experienced by children and families and understand the impact that stress can have. Learn techniques to reduce stress and enhance your family’s life. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 20, Practical Parenting Webinar: Great Expectations- Adolescent. Free. 12:00-1:00 p.m. Webinar, broadcast from CHKD Norfolk. Learn about the growth and development of adolescents and how to support them through the teen years. The webinar will include information and an opportunity to ask questions. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 20, Chesapeake Pediatrics Meet and Greet. Free. 5:00-6:00 p.m. Chesapeake Pediatrics- Oakbrooke, 500 Discovery Drive - Suite 302, Chesapeake. For new and expectant parents or 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. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 21, Coastal Pediatrics Prenatal Breastfeeding Class. Free. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Coastal Pediatrics, 1735 City Center Blvd., Elizabeth City. Please join us for this free introductory class designed to inform the prospective breastfeeding mother about how to get breastfeeding off to a good start. Several topics are discussed including proper positioning, latch-on tips, management of common challenges and maternal nutrition. Come join us for this informative and fun class with Stacy Kucharczk. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 21, Stress and the Family. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 6th floor conference room, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. Identify stressors experienced by children and families and understand the impact that stress can have. Learn techniques to reduce stress and enhance your family’s life. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.

August 26, Suffolk Pediatrics Meet & Greet and Baby Care 101. Free. 5:00