Programs, Classes and Events

Identifying Depression

When: Thursday October 5th, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. – Sign-in and lunch
12:00 p.m. – Maninder Malik, PhD – “The Evolving Psychopharmacology of Major Depressive Disorder”
1:30 p.m. – FREE Depression Screenings.

Where: Council Rooms, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Speaker, Dr. Maninder Malik, holds a Doctor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience and will address risks,

Let’s Talk Breast Cancer

When: October 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Presentation at Noon.

Where: Council Room A/B, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital 1812 Verdugo Blvd, Glendale, CA 91208

RSVP: Please RSVP to Barbara Jordan by calling (818) 952-2226 or emailing

Lunch: Is $20 and payment must be made before the event.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Please join your fellow Women’s Council members

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:

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.*


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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FREE Beginnings/Early Pregnancy Class and Tour

Join our Beginnings class to learn what to expect during pregnancy and much more. Participants also get a complimentary tour of our labor and delivery and postpartum area.

The class addresses:

Proper nutrition
Baby’s growth and development in the womb
Common discomforts of pregnancy
Much more.

This class is designed for early pregnancy, so please call as

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Siblings Class: Big Kids and Babies

Are you expecting a new baby brother or sister at your house?
Date: Call to schedule a class. (Held one Saturday each month)
Time: 10 to 11 am
Location: USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, 4th Floor Council Room, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale CA
Cost: $25

One Saturday morning each month, from 10 to 11 a.m., children ages 3 to 8 gather in a classroom

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