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FREE Breastfeeding Support Group

Breastfeeding can be a challenge, so join us for breastfeeding advice and support. The support group is facilitated by Traci Kalaba, IBCLC, who is a lactation educator.

When: Fridays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: 4th floor Council Room, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

No registration required.

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FREE New Mother’s Forum Support Group

Your birth is experience is unique, but there are common feelings and experiences shared by all new mothers. The New Mother’s Forum is an ongoing, informal discussion group designed to help mothers ease through the adjustments of having a new baby. Nutrition, baby care, and growth and development during infancy are some of the topics

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Infant Care Workshop

Using Life-like dolls, you will practice:

Diapering
Bathing
Holding
Swaddling
Temperature Taking
Cord Care
And much more!

Cost: $35 if you are delivering at VHH or $40 if you deliver elsewhere.

For information and registration, contact the Family Education Program at 818-952-2272. *Classes fill quickly, please schedule early.*

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Breast Feeding Workshop

This practical workshop taught by a certified lactation educator once a month will help you to prepare to breastfeed your baby.

COST: $25 if you delivered at VHH or $30 if you delivered elsewhere.

For information and registration, contact the Family Education Program at 818-952-2272. *Classes fill quickly, please schedule early.*

TOPICS THAT WILL BE ADDRESSED INCLUDE:

Importance of skin

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Infant CPR and Safety Training

This two-hour class is designed for new or expectant parents, grandparents, babysitters or anyone who deals with infants from birth to one year on a regular basis. The course is designed in conjunction with the guidelines established by the American Heart Association.

Attendees can expect to learn:

Specialized CPR Skills
Infant Resuscitation
Choking Maneuvers
Electrical Safety

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Childbirth Preparation Class

Do you want to fee more prepared for the labor and birth of your baby?

Our Childbirth Preparation Class meets once a week for five weeks so you can plan to finish your classes four weeks prior to your due date.

Cost

$90 if you are delivering at VHH     $95 if you are delivering elsewhere

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Men’s Health Seminar

Over 70 guests were in attendance for our most recent Men’s Health Seminar which was held on Thursday, December 8th. Various topics related to men’s health were addressed by local physicians and USC Medical School staff. The evening was especially poignant as it was the capstone for Men’s Health Awareness Month.   Pictured below are Dr.

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7 Fruits That Can Help You Lose (Or Maintain Your) Weight

Weighing your options: Are you making the best selections in the produce section?
According to the World Health Organization, eating at least five 80-gram serving portions of a variety of fruits and vegetables every day lowers the risk of serious health problems. Recent studies have also proven that eating certain fruits can help with weight loss.

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10 Lifestyle Changes Everyone Should Make In Their 20s

Your 20s are typically a whirlwind of independence, soul-searching, hyper-socialization and figuring out exactly who you are. These lifestyle tricks will help you along the way.
People in their 20’s often experience rapid and frequent changes. Increased responsibilities; moving to and from college or out of your parents home; significant personal relationships grow or dissipate; financial

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