April At McLaren - Bay Region is Busy Month
March 26, 2012
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Infant/Child CPR & First Aid Class
By: O. J. Cunningham
McLaren-Bay Region will offer an Infant/Child CPR & First Aid Class on Monday, April 9 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln in Bay City.
This class will cover safety/prevention of injuries and accidents; CPR and basic first aid.
The cost is $20; payment required prior to class start to secure registration. To register online, visit mclaren.org and click on "Classes & Events" or call (989) 894-9517 to register by phone.
Schedules Breastfeeding Class
McLaren-Bay Region has scheduled a Breastfeeding Class on Monday, April 2 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Women's Health Pavilion, 3175 West Professional Drive, Bay City.
This class is for expectant mothers who wish to have more information on breastfeeding, we will address your questions and concerns and provide information on: benefits, getting off to the best start, proper positioning/latching on, troubleshooting tips, feeding patterns in infants, pumping and storing breast milk, and back-to-work routine. We encourage you to bring a support person to class.
The class is $25 for the one-night class; however the fee is reduced to $20 if also registered for any other class through McLaren-Bay's Childbirth & Parent Education program. To register online, visit our website at mclaren.org/bayregion and click on "Classes & Events." For more information, or to register by phone, please contact (989) 894-9517.
DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES AT MCLAREN-BAY REGION
A Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is offered through McLaren-Bay Region. Sessions with a diabetes education nurse and registered dietitian are offered weekly.
Topics include diabetes diagnosis and progression, meal planning and carbohydrate counting, knowing your numbers, preventing complications, stress management and goal setting. Our Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is certified by the State of Michigan Department of Community Health and has met the National Standards of the American Diabetes Association.
Classes are held at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln, Bay City. For more information, please call (989) 894-9528.
McLaren-Bay Region Offers Prenatal Classes
McLaren-Bay Region offers a variety of prenatal programs for expectant parents and parents of newborns. Classes include: Childbirth Series; Labor and Delivery Refresher; Breastfeeding Class; Baby Class for BIG Kids (sibling preparation class); Teen Pregnancy and Childbirth Series; Infant/Child CPR and First Aid Class; Boot Camp for New Dads; The Happiest Baby - Baby's First Massage Class Combo; Postpartum Exercises Classes; and Baby Signing Class.
For class descriptions, additional information, and registration, please visit our website at mclaren.org and click on "Classes & Events."
TYPE 2 DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP AT MCLAREN-BAY REGION
McLaren-Bay Region's Outpatient Diabetes Education Program has scheduled a Type 2 Diabetes Support Group for Wednesday, April 18 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln , Bay City. Pre-registration is not necessary.
Come and join us for information, support and fun! Feel free to bring a family member or friend. This support group meets the third Wednesday of each month September through May and features a different health topic and speaker each month.
The Type 2 Diabetes Support Group is provided as a free service of the Outpatient Diabetes Education Program. For more information, call (989) 894-9528.
O. J. Cunningham
O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of MyBayCity.com. Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.
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