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WCGH Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lori Doolen

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 10, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
3 additional sessions through Aug 31, 2020
This group offers breastfeeding support and guidance to breastfeeding mothers. Our certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors will lead breastfeeding topics such as the early weeks, fussy babies, common problems and solutions, going back to work, nutrition and long term breastfeeding success. The support group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 505-4109.

Take a Break with Guided Meditation

Free

with Barbara Crowley

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 11, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Aug 18, 2020
Making time in your day to recharge and relieve stress is important for your well-being and can be as simple as tuning in for this virtual class. Find a quiet spot and sign in for as much of this quick meditation break as you can. The class will begin with a 20 minute guided meditation, followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation. This class is free, but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Wellness 2.0

$1950

with Vikki Swan

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 11, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
What does well being look like for you? This three-week online class will give you the opportunity to pause, reflect and focus on yourself. You will bring your own agenda and work on whatever wellness goals you choose. Whether you want to get better sleep, increase your physical activity, work on being more positive or adopt healthier eating habits, Health & Wellness Coach Vikki Swan will provide tools, structure and guidance as participants support each other in achieving their personal goals. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

PBMC Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lactation Consultants

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 11, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Aug 25, 2020
A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding. Please call 301-8337 for more information

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

$25

with Maine Sport Outfitters

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Aug 19, 2020
With the miles of coastline and many lakes in Maine, kayaking is a great way to stay active. Join us for a leisurely tour of our beautiful Midcoast with Maine Sport Outfitters’ Registered Maine Guides. Basic paddling and safety instructions will be provided. Children ages 10 and older are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting. Registration fee includes kayaks and gear.

WCGH Postpartum Support Group

Free

with Jordan Ray

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 13, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Aug 27, 2020
The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms, moms-to-be and family members who want to connect with others for support. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. For more information, please call 505-4140. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Thank you for understanding.

Preparing for Childbirth

$60

with Leah Kohlstrom

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 15, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
Whether you are expecting your very first child or are welcoming a sibling into your family, being prepared for childbirth is a priority. Join Leah Kohlstrom, doula and childbirth educator, for this engaging class to learn all about childbirth, including how to plan for delivery, the stages of labor and caring for your newborn. This class will answer your questions so you can better prepare for your birthing experience. *Please note, the class cost covers the expectant Mom and her birth partner* Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Simple Strategies For Fall Prevention

Free

with Rachel McCormick & Megan Day

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 18, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week
Many believe that falls are inevitable as we get older. That doesn’t have to be the case. Building balance and strength are essential to preventing falls and maintaining your independence. Join personal trainer Rachael McCormick and certified A Matter of Balance facilitator Megan Day to learn exercises and easy changes you can implement at home to decrease your chances of falling. This class is free but space is limited so pre-registration is required in order to gain virtual access.




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