Sunday, May 29, 2011

Week at a Glance - May 29- June 4th

Each week we look ahead to see what events are happening at TMC or that Team TMC is participating in:
Monday, May 30th Memorial Day. Honoring and remembering those who sacrificed all to defend our nation. 

Wednesday, June 1st, 6:30pm-9:00pm  Breastfeeding Basics Fee: $25
Taught by Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC)RNs the class is for those who want more information about breastfeeding and need the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful. Covered are basic breastfeeding positions, helping baby latch on, how to tell if feedings are going well, and how to balance working and breastfeeding. This class is taken before the birth of your baby. Registration is here

Thursday, June 2nd, 10am-11:30am Breastfeeding Support Group FREE
Are you a breastfeeding mom with questions? Are you looking for support?
Join an informal gathering of mothers and babies. No registration necessary and completely free. The Breastfeeding Support Group is hosted weekly by a certified lactation consultant.
Location: Fireplace Room in the Patio Bldg. Enter the TMC campus on Beverly off of Grant Road. The Patio Bldg is immediately to the right. Parking is available in the lot in front of the Emergency Department. For more information (520) 324-5730

Saturday, June 4th, 9am-12pm Preparation for Childbirth Fee: $60
New and improved! A three classes spread across a three week period that cover everything! This series is designed to provide expectant parents with an overview of what to expect during childbirth, and options regarding labor, birth and postpartum. You'll gain the knowledge you need to be an active participant in your baby's birth and allow practice of the skills that can help make this experience the wonderful memory it is meant to be. Included in the course is a tour of Tucson Medical Center's Labor & Delivery area. Attendance during the seventh month of pregnancy is recommended. Please bring two pillows and a blanket to class. Note that June 4th is the first of three classes. The remaining two classes are the following Saturdays. Registration is here

Saturday, June 4th 5:00pm on TMC Meet Me Downtown Night Run/Walk  $25 for Run/Walk portion
The first in the three events that make up the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, this event has something for everyone from 0-99. You don't have to enroll in the Triple Crown, just come on town and check out events. Registration for the Run/Walk starts at 5pm, but check website for more information. 

During the month of June there are several ongoing events:
May 1 – June 30th Golden Corral Fundraiser 
Local Golden Corrals raised $3,231 in 2010 for the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital TMC
June 1st -July 31st Children's Miracle Network Change Bandit 
Help CHANGE a child’s life! Become a Change Bandit and wrangle up donations to benefit TMC, our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Sign up to receive your very own fundraising

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