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Heritage Valley Community Connection - Fall 2018

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Browse our complete list of classes, all here to help you manage your health.

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

November 21

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

November 29

Times:

4PM - 5PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

November 29

Times:

6PM - 7PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

All Day Prenatal Class

Dates:

December 1

Times:

8:30AM - 3PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

One-day class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center.

Location:  4th Floor Conference Center

Prenatal Class - Breastfeeding Education

Dates:

December 4

Times:

6PM - 8:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

Please leave a message to be registered for the class, 724-773-5911. There will be a $20 charge which will be collected on the day of the class. Please also feel free to stop in for a tour of the unit!

Location:  Education Center - Entrance D

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

December 5

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Healthy Living with Diabetes - Beaver

Dates:

December 5

Times:

6PM - 9PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

This is a nine-(9) hour group class that covers information related to diabetes self-care management. Topics include basic concepts of diabetes, nutrition guidelines, prevention of long-term complications, emotional aspects, carbohydrate counting, exercise and heart health. Individuals meet with a Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator prior to attending the first class. 

Location: Education Center - Room B, 1st Floor

For more information, you may talk with your physician or call toll-free at 1-866-328-8389.

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

December 6

Times:

4PM - 5PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

December 6

Times:

6PM - 7PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

Pregnancy * Infant Loss Support Group

Dates:

December 10

Times:

7PM - 8:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley

The pregnancy and infant loss support group offers a warm, accepting atmosphere for parents dealing with the loss of an infant. A variety of subjects are covered in this support group, including:

  • The stages of grief
  • What to expect
  • Practical coping techniques
  • How to respond to other family members (including children, spouses, and older parents). 

The group meets the second Monday of each month between 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm.

Please call 412.749.7625 with questions.

Location:  Small Dining Room, 3rd floor

Healthy Living with Diabetes - Beaver

Dates:

December 12

Times:

6PM - 9PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

This is a nine-(9) hour group class that covers information related to diabetes self-care management. Topics include basic concepts of diabetes, nutrition guidelines, prevention of long-term complications, emotional aspects, carbohydrate counting, exercise and heart health. Individuals meet with a Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator prior to attending the first class. 

Location: Education Center - Room B, 1st Floor

For more information, you may talk with your physician or call toll-free at 1-866-328-8389.

Sibling & Adult Tours of the Maternity Unit

Dates:

December 12

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

For expectant parents - Includes tour of birthing rooms, labor and delivery, the nursery and the post-partum unit.

For siblings - Specially designed presentation for siblings 3 years and older. Children see where mom will be after the baby is born, look at newborns in the nursery, and learn what infants are capable of doing. Sibling class held at Heritage Valley Sewickley only. 

Sibling Tour:  6:00 pm

Adult Tour:  7:00 pm

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

December 13

Times:

4PM - 5PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

LifeSmart: Group Lifestyle Balance Classes

Dates:

December 13

Times:

6PM - 7PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

12 Weekly Sessions -- 3 Monthly Follow up

The lifeSmart Group Program is an intervention designed for people who are metabolically at risk for developing diabetes and other chronic disease.  This 15-session group format is offered for one hour each week and then one hour each month over a six-month period.  Physicians must send an appropriate referral for their patients to be enrolled and individuals must pre-register to attend.  All session are free of charge.  For information contact Community Health Services at 1-866-328-8389.

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

December 19

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Healthy Living with Diabetes - Beaver

Dates:

December 19

Times:

6PM - 9PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Beaver

This is a nine-(9) hour group class that covers information related to diabetes self-care management. Topics include basic concepts of diabetes, nutrition guidelines, prevention of long-term complications, emotional aspects, carbohydrate counting, exercise and heart health. Individuals meet with a Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator prior to attending the first class. 

Location: Education Center - Room B, 1st Floor

For more information, you may talk with your physician or call toll-free at 1-866-328-8389.

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

January 2 2019

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Breastfeeding for Moms to Be

Dates:

January 6 2019

Times:

3PM - 5:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley

A lactation (breastfeeding) consultant provides expectant mothers with guidelines for a successful breastfeeding experience. Topics include advantages of breastfeeding, body changes that occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding, recognizing if the baby is getting enough milk, what to do if problems arise, and more. 

Location:  6th Floor Maternal Child Health Classroom

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

January 10 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

January 16 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

January 17 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2

Sibling & Adult Tours of the Maternity Unit

Dates:

January 23 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

For expectant parents - Includes tour of birthing rooms, labor and delivery, the nursery and the post-partum unit.

For siblings - Specially designed presentation for siblings 3 years and older. Children see where mom will be after the baby is born, look at newborns in the nursery, and learn what infants are capable of doing. Sibling class held at Heritage Valley Sewickley only. 

Sibling Tour:  6:00 pm

Adult Tour:  7:00 pm

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

February 6 2019

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Grandparents Class

Dates:

February 7 2019

Times:

7PM - 9PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley, Maternal Child Health Classroom

This is a combination tour of the Maternity Unit and discussion is offered about the current trends in birthing, baby care & feeding Home, Sleep & Car safety, tips on supportive interactions with the new parents and grandchildren. This class is for Grandparents only.

Location: MCH Classroom

Dr. Dad

Dates:

February 9 2019

Times:

9AM - 1PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley, 4th Floor Conference Center

Fatherhood Classes: Dads only – This class will enhance a father’s parenting skills in caring for the health and safety of his infant or toddler. Upon completion of instruction, each father will gain: the ability to respond to the immediate needs, to quickly and confidently respond to a medical emergency and to know when to seek professional medical assistance for his child. The appreciation of the father-child bond and the knowledge that he can have a positive impact on the daily like of his child.

Located in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Heritage Valley Sewickley

All Day Prenatal Class

Dates:

February 16 2019

Times:

8:30AM - 3:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

One-day class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center.

Location:  4th Floor Conference Center

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

February 20 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Breastfeeding for Moms to Be

Dates:

March 3 2019

Times:

3PM - 5:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley

A lactation (breastfeeding) consultant provides expectant mothers with guidelines for a successful breastfeeding experience. Topics include advantages of breastfeeding, body changes that occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding, recognizing if the baby is getting enough milk, what to do if problems arise, and more. 

Location:  6th Floor Maternal Child Health Classroom

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

March 6 2019

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Sibling & Adult Tours of the Maternity Unit

Dates:

March 6 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

For expectant parents - Includes tour of birthing rooms, labor and delivery, the nursery and the post-partum unit.

For siblings - Specially designed presentation for siblings 3 years and older. Children see where mom will be after the baby is born, look at newborns in the nursery, and learn what infants are capable of doing. Sibling class held at Heritage Valley Sewickley only. 

Sibling Tour:  6:00 pm

Adult Tour:  7:00 pm

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

March 7 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

March 14 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

March 20 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

April 3 2019

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

All Day Prenatal Class

Dates:

April 13 2019

Times:

8:30AM - 3:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

One-day class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center.

Location:  4th Floor Conference Center

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

April 17 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Sibling & Adult Tours of the Maternity Unit

Dates:

April 17 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

For expectant parents - Includes tour of birthing rooms, labor and delivery, the nursery and the post-partum unit.

For siblings - Specially designed presentation for siblings 3 years and older. Children see where mom will be after the baby is born, look at newborns in the nursery, and learn what infants are capable of doing. Sibling class held at Heritage Valley Sewickley only. 

Sibling Tour:  6:00 pm

Adult Tour:  7:00 pm

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

May 1 2019

Times:

10AM - 12PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

Grandparents Class

Dates:

May 2 2019

Times:

7PM - 9PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley, Maternal Child Health Classroom

This is a combination tour of the Maternity Unit and discussion is offered about the current trends in birthing, baby care & feeding Home, Sleep & Car safety, tips on supportive interactions with the new parents and grandchildren. This class is for Grandparents only.

Location: MCH Classroom

Dr. Dad

Dates:

May 4 2019

Times:

9AM - 1PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley, 4th Floor Conference Center

Fatherhood Classes: Dads only – This class will enhance a father’s parenting skills in caring for the health and safety of his infant or toddler. Upon completion of instruction, each father will gain: the ability to respond to the immediate needs, to quickly and confidently respond to a medical emergency and to know when to seek professional medical assistance for his child. The appreciation of the father-child bond and the knowledge that he can have a positive impact on the daily like of his child.

Located in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Heritage Valley Sewickley

Breastfeeding for Moms to Be

Dates:

May 5 2019

Times:

3PM - 5:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley

A lactation (breastfeeding) consultant provides expectant mothers with guidelines for a successful breastfeeding experience. Topics include advantages of breastfeeding, body changes that occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding, recognizing if the baby is getting enough milk, what to do if problems arise, and more. 

Location:  6th Floor Maternal Child Health Classroom

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

May 9 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2

Breastfeeding Moms Network

Dates:

May 15 2019

Times:

6PM - 8PM

Location:

Sewickley Valley YMCA

2 - Part Prenatal Class

Dates:

May 16 2019

Times:

7PM - 9:30PM

Location:

Heritage Valley Sewickley Maternal Child Health

Two-part class provides an overview of labor and delivery, anesthesia options, postpartum care, newborn care, safety and nutrition, along with a tour of the maternity center. No fee.

412.749.4270

Location:  4th Floor Conference Room, Room 2