Home Alone Class at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This class helps prepare 8- to 11-year-olds to spend brief periods of time alone. The Home Alone class will provide skills to help them be safe when there is no adult supervision, including answering the door , telephone, calling 911, making a pizza bagel in the microwave, and other helpful tools.  

Breastfeeding Support Group at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Please join us at our free weekly Breastfeeding and New Moms Support Group.  New moms can get answers to their questions about breastfeeding including is my baby getting enough, night-time feedings, pumping and storing milk, and returning back to work while continuing breastfeeding.

No registration required.  Nursing babies welcome.

**If your baby is not yet latching or has weight loss it is advised that you schedule a private in home lactation consultation as soon as possible to protect your milk supply and ensure baby’s weight gain. Please call Beginning with Baby at 443-536-4776 for available appointments.

Breastfeeding Basics at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This course is designed to offer advice and support for breastfeeding mothers. A lactation specialist will discuss topics on the health-related benefits of breast-feeding, practical techniques, and breast-feeding at work.

Cost is $35. This is a one-day class, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

For more information, or to register by phone, call 301-774-8881.

Babysitting + CPR at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This class prepares youth ages 12 to 15 with the training every parent wants, including safety, childcare, safe play. First aid, and CPR overview. Includes babysitting basics and a CPR foundation.

Cost is $75. For more information, or to register by phone, call 301-774-8761

Lamaze Class at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This program will explore ways women can find comfort during labor and birth.

You will learn about breathing patterns, position changes, relaxation techniques, and massage. Both you and your partner will learn strategies that will enhance the progress of labor. 

You will need a 75 cm exercise ball, two pillows, and a floor mat. All classes taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator. 

Cost is $60 per couple. This is a one-day class.

Note: This class will complement any childbirth class. You must have completed your childbirth class prior to this class. 

Please call 301-774-8881 (option 4) to register via phone.

Breastfeeding Support Group at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Please join us at our free weekly Breastfeeding and New Moms Support Group.  New moms can get answers to their questions about breastfeeding including is my baby getting enough, night-time feedings, pumping and storing milk, and returning back to work while continuing breastfeeding.

No registration required.  Nursing babies welcome.

**If your baby is not yet latching or has weight loss it is advised that you schedule a private in home lactation consultation as soon as possible to protect your milk supply and ensure baby’s weight gain. Please call Beginning with Baby at 443-536-4776 for available appointments.

Bariatric Surgery Weight Management Program at MedStar Brandywine

Welcome to the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Weight Loss Program in partnership with MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

Our comprehensive program offers both surgical and nonsurgical weight loss options.

This presurgery weight management program meets all the requirements for medically supervised weight loss of all insurance carriers. It will help you to learn about your pre and postsurgical care and help you develop habits for long-term weight  loss success.

Please call 301-774-8962 to schedule your initial visit with our Bariatric Team Members.

After your initial visit, please call 301-774-8881 Ext. 3 to register for a session.

Cost: $25 per class or a one-time fee of $140
Registration and payment is required for all sessions prior to attending.

2019 SCHEDULE

Dates: Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 13, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4.

6 p.m. Group Class (A, B, C)
7 p.m. Group Class (D, E, F)

Bariatric Surgery Weight Management Program at MedStar Brandywine

Welcome to the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Weight Loss Program in partnership with MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

Our comprehensive program offers both surgical and nonsurgical weight loss options.

This presurgery weight management program meets all the requirements for medically supervised weight loss of all insurance carriers. It will help you to learn about your pre and postsurgical care and help you develop habits for long-term weight  loss success.

Please call 301-774-8962 to schedule your initial visit with our Bariatric Team Members.

After your initial visit, please call 301-774-8881 Ext. 3 to register for a session.

Cost: $25 per class or a one-time fee of $140
Registration and payment is required for all sessions prior to attending.

2019 SCHEDULE

Dates: Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 13, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4.

6 p.m. Group Class (A, B, C)
7 p.m. Group Class (D, E, F)

Infant Care at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This class is designed to give a complete head-to-toe look at how to care for your little one and provide you with hands-on experience. Topics include bathing, feeding, diapering, safety issues, and much more.

Contact: 301-774-8881 (option 4) for phone registration

Weight Loss Support Group at Brandywine hosted by Southern Maryland Hospital Center

This is a solid support system for long-term weight loss success. Meetings include open discussions about weight loss information and activities to promote a healthy lifestyle, discussions with health and weight loss professionals, and surgery-related issues for those who have had or are considering weight loss surgery. 

The support group is a free service provided in partnership by MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Located at MedStar Health at Brandywine.

Cost: FREE. For more information, or to register by phone, call 301-774-8881.