Monday, July 18, 2011

Week at a Glance July 18th-24th


Each week we look ahead to the events that TMC for Children is offering or that the TMC for Children Team is participating in:
Monday, July 18th, 6:00pm-9:00pm Preparation for Childbirth $60
A 3 week class series that covers everything! This series is designed to provide 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. Registration here
Monday, July 18th, 4:00pm-5:15pm Hospital Tours in Espanol FREE
Ofrecemos recorridos por el hospital para que usted se familiarice con el entorno donde nacerá su bebé y le brinda la oportunidad de hacer preguntas sobre su estancia en el hospital. Este recorrido está pensado para apaciguar el nerviosismo prenatal y se llevan a cabo en grupos pequeños que visitan las áreas de parto y de maternidad. No es necesario registrarse con anticipación. Se requiere una identificación con fotografía a todos los adultos. Por favor llegue temprano y anótese en la recepción de la entrada Sureste.
Wednesday, July 20th, 6:30pm -9:30pm Breastfeeding Basics $25
A one night class specializing in teaching effective techniques for successful and continous breastfeeding. Registration here.
Thursday, July 21st, 10am-11:30am Breastfeeding Support Group - FREE!
An informal group of mothers and babies meet to provide support for breastfeeding. This is hosted weekly by one of TMC's lactation consultants. In the Fireplace Room of the Patio Building. Enter TMC on Beverly and Grant. The Patio Building is immediately on your right. Parking is available in the lot in front of the Emergency Department.  
Saturday, July 23rd & July 24th, 1:00pm-5:00pm Weekender Preparation Class $60
A special weekend class designed for busy expectant parents. This class is conveniently offered in the afternoons one weekend each month. The curriculum is the same as the traditional 3 week series, but offered in a more accelerated time frame. The class offers the knowledge you need to be an active participant in your baby's birth as well as helpful coping skills and comfort measures. A tour of TMC's Labor & Delivery area is included in this class.
Registration here
Sunday, July 24th, 9:00am-11:00am Children Are Priceless Passengers - C.A.P.P. (English and Spanish) $25
C.A.P.P. is for families in need of a car seat. Class instructors are certified car safety technicians who advise yo on how to properly install a car seat in your vehicle. Included in the fee is an age and weight appropriate car seat. Limited to one car seat per family. Registration here
Sunday, July 24th 4:00pm-4:45pm Hospital Tours FREE
A tour designed to help familiarize you with the hospital. Tours are also a great opportunity to ask questions regarding the hospital experience. Designed to relieve prenatal jitters, our small group tours will lead you through the Labor & Delivery and Mother & Baby Units. Photo ID is required for all adults. Please arrive early and check in at the Southeast Entrance information desk
Ongoing
July 1- July 30th Children's Miracle Network Change Bandit. 
Help CHANGE a child's life! Become a Change Bandit and wrangle up donations to benefit TMC for Children, our local Children's MIracle Network Hospital. Sign up to receive your very own fundraising page: www.helpmakemiracles.org/evemt/joinspike

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