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Archive for Saturday, October 6, 2001

10-6 LMH briefs

October 6, 2001

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The three-session Infant Massage Workshop can improve an infant's sleep, offer relief from the discomfort of gas, colic or congestion, and stimulate a baby's growth and development.

"Infant Massage is a special way of communicating with your baby," said Wendi Kelemen-Braden, Infant Massage instructor. "Parents can deepen the attachment with their baby while promoting a gentle, nurturing, safe touch that will stay with them for a lifetime."

Cost of three sessions is $25. One or both parents may attend.

For more information or to enroll, call ConnectCare at 749-5800.

Course teaches CPR

to parents, providers

If you are a parent or provide childcare, Lawrence Memorial Hospital is offering workshops that could be invaluable to you. The Infant/Child CPR workshop will be offered from 9:30-11:00 a.m. today .

The workshop will teach general first aid information for infants and children, as well as proper CPR techniques and the proper handling of choking emergencies. They will provide a chance for adults to learn how to cope with both minor and more serious emergency situations.

The cost of the workshop is $20 for the first person and $10 for the second person from the same household. The fee includes a completion certificate from the American Heart Assn.

For more information or to enroll, call ConnectCare at 749-5800.

Workshop prepares

siblings for new baby

The arrival of a new little brother or sister can be a confusing experience for a child. The Lawrence Memorial Hospital Tyke Hyke workshop can help make the transition easier. The free workshop will be 9 a.m.-10 a.m. today .

Tyke Hyke helps prepare prospective big brothers and sisters ages 3-10 for the arrival of a new sibling. It includes a brief tour of the LMH Maternity Unit, a possible peek at a "real" newborn and a discussion and video about new babies.

Advanced enrollment is required and classes are limited to 10 children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to enroll, call ConnectCare at 749-5800.

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