Health events for February 2022
Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s February online events. Expectant mothers can prepare for their childbirth experience in one of our prenatal classes. Learn the heart health benefits of sharing family meals at home. A diabetes care and education specialist will help those living with diabetes.
All online events are hosted in Microsoft Teams. You must register to receive an email link to join prior to the scheduled event date.
This two-hour class will help you get a healthy start to breastfeeding your newborn. Learn about milk production, feeding cues, latching techniques, milk storage and problem-solving tips for successful breastfeeding. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Please feel free to include your spouse or support person. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the link above to register.
Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Online Support Group
An Upstate area support group for patients in all phases of the surgical weight loss process. Network with others who have experienced similar challenges with the lifestyle changes necessary to lose weight and keep it off successfully. Click on the date above to register.
Learn everything you need to know about the childbirth process and the options available to you during pregnancy, labor and delivery. The information you learn in this comprehensive, fact-based class will help reduce your anxiety and help you have a more positive birth experience. Your spouse or support person is encouraged to participate. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the preferred date above to register.
Table for Two — Online Breastfeeding Support Group
Online Support Group
Table for Two is a monthly, casual gathering of breastfeeding mothers to discuss concerns and share tips for successful nursing. This support group is facilitated by a certified lactation consultant. Attendance is encouraged after your baby is two weeks old. Call 864-560-BABY for more information. Click on the link above to register.
Cooking Up Confidence: Skills in the Everyday Kitchen
Thursday, Feb. 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Learn to create healthy meals using ingredients from your FoodShare box. For instructions on how to order and pick up your food box or to register, click on the link above.
Prepared Parents: Infant Care
Thursday, Feb. 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
This class focuses on routine care for your newborn. Topics include breastfeeding, bathing, medical and safety information. Your spouse or support person is encouraged to participate. Click on the date above to register.
Diabetes Wellness Circle
Online Support Group
Tuesday, Feb. 15, 12 – 1 p.m.
Diabetes care and education specialists offer support, encouragement and education to anyone living with diabetes. Support persons are also encouraged to attend. Click on the link above to register.
Safe Kids 101 for New and Expecting Parents
Thursday, Feb. 17, 4 – 5 p.m.
This one-hour webinar includes information about basic car seat features, installation techniques and how to choose an appropriate car seat based on your child’s age, height and weight. You will also learn ways to avoid accidents in the home involving fire, burns, drowning, falls and poisoning. Click on the link above to register.
Cooking with Cardiology
Thursday, Feb. 17, 6 – 7 p.m.
Watch a cooking demonstration with Jason Rousseau, DO, with Medical Group of the Carolinas – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, and his wife Ashley Rousseau, RN. They will share the benefits of cooking and eating family meals at home. Click on the link above to register.
Just the Ticket: Child Passenger Safety
Monday, Feb. 21, 4 – 5 p.m.
This class is offered one-time specifically for violators of the Child Passenger Safety Seat law. Attendees who have violations will receive a certificate of completion. Click on the link above to register.
Weight Loss Surgery – Online Video Presentation
Available to view anytime
Is weight loss surgery right for you? This video covers detailed information about gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy weight loss surgery. The video lasts approximately 20 minutes and must be viewed in its entirety before a consultation appointment with the physician can be scheduled. If you have questions, please call 864-560-7070 for more information. To view the video, click on the link above.