Breastfeeding: Facts, Myths, and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

This interactive class, taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, is designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and your baby for breastfeeding. You will get a wealth of information, tips, and guidance to help you and your baby get off to the best start possible during the challenging early days of breastfeeding.  Support person encouraged to attend.

Class meets in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

Cost: $36.00 per couple. 

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if the class is cancelled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Prepared Childbirth 4 Week Series at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, focusing and positioning) to help deal with labor and facilitate birth. Discover pain management choices.  Time will be spent discussing when to go to the hospital, creating a flexible birth plan and what to expect after the baby is born.  Classes are taught by a Registered Nurse who is also a Childbirth Educator.

Dates for series: November 30, December 7, December 14 and December 21
Fee: $98.00 per couple 

Class will be held in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled. *Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Breastfeeding: Facts, Myths, and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

This interactive class, taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, is designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and your baby for breastfeeding. You will get a wealth of information, tips, and guidance to help you and your baby get off to the best start possible during the challenging early days of breastfeeding.  Support person encouraged to attend.

Class meets in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

Cost: $36.00 per couple. 

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if the class is cancelled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Infant and Child First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  

If interested in taking both Infant and Child CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call.

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, burns, sprains & fractures, allergic reactions, seizures, and many more.

We offer the National Safety Council Infant and Child First Aid course which covers infants and children ages 1 to 8 years of age.  This National Safety Council class meets the state requirements for daycare providers.

Fee: $48.00 per person if taking Infant and First Aid only. $80.00 (discounted rate) per person if taking both Infant and Child First Aid and Infant and Child CPR together.

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Infant and Child CPR Weekend at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  

If interested in taking both Infant and Child CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call.

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, burns, sprains & fractures, allergic reactions, seizures, and many more.

We offer the National Safety Council Infant and Child First Aid course which covers infants and children ages 1 to 8 years of age.  This National Safety Council class meets the state requirements for daycare providers.

Fee: $48.00 per person if taking Infant Child CPR only. $80.00 (discounted rate) per person if taking both Infant and Child First Aid and Infant and Child CPR together.

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Infant Care and Safety Class at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents, and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what to do when your baby gets sick, and baby proofing your home.  Support person are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Class meets from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

Fee: $36.00 per couple

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled.

*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class

Register Below

Prepared Childbirth 4 Week Series at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, focusing and positioning) to help deal with labor and facilitate birth. Discover pain management choices.  Time will be spent discussing when to go to the hospital, creating a flexible birth plan and what to expect after the baby is born.  Classes are taught by a Registered Nurse who is also a Childbirth Educator.

Dates for series: November 3, November 10, November 17 and November 24
Fee: $98.00 per couple 

Class will be held in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled. *Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

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Sibling Class at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

This class is designed for children, ages 3 to 8, who are expecting a new baby in their family.  Children will discover what to expect when their new brother or sister joins the family. The focus of the class is to help the child feel special and prepared. The class is fun for the children. They see a movie, read books, have snacks, and more.

Place:  Women’s Pavilion Conference Center

  • Enter the hospital through the Women’s Pavilion – ENTRANCE #1.
  • The receptionist will direct you to the conference room.

Time:    1:00 p.m. – 2:15  p.m.

Cost: $20.00 for the first child; $10.00 for each additional child. Call for discount.

 

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Breastfeeding: Facts, Myths, and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants, and MedStar Health associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

This interactive class, taught by a board-certified lactation consultant, is designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and your baby for breastfeeding. You will get a wealth of information, tips, and guidance to help you and your baby get off to the best start possible during the challenging early days of breastfeeding.  Support person encouraged to attend.

Class meets in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

Cost: $36.00 per couple. 

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if the class is cancelled.
*Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

Register Below

Prepared Childbirth 4 Week Series at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.

Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, focusing and positioning) to help deal with labor and facilitate birth. Discover pain management choices.  Time will be spent discussing when to go to the hospital, creating a flexible birth plan and what to expect after the baby is born.  Classes are taught by a Registered Nurse who is also a Childbirth Educator.

Dates for series: October 7, October 14, October 21 and October 28
Fee: $98.00 per couple 

Class will be held in the Community Wellness Center on the 3rd Floor. Please enter through the Garden Entrance.

*We regret that we are only able to issue a refund if a class is cancelled. *Some classes require a minimum number of participants in order to offer the class. If the need arises to cancel this class, we will make every effort to accommodate you in an alternate class.

Register Below