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Community Briefs: Childbirth education class slated

Posted 1/9/20

Childbirth education class slated

Wilson Medical Center will offer a free childbirth education class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in the hospital auditorium.

The class will help …

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Community Briefs: Childbirth education class slated

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Childbirth education class slated

Wilson Medical Center will offer a free childbirth education class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in the hospital auditorium.

The class will help prepare expectant mothers and their loved ones with facts about labor and delivery including information and techniques to handle the labor process. The class will also provide information about newborn care and breastfeeding support. This class should be started by the seventh or eighth month of pregnancy.

To register or for more information, email Carrie Hainey at carrie.hainey@wilmed.org.

Relay for Life organizers to meet

The Relay for Life of Wilson County’s organizing committee will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, in the Wilson Medical Center auditorium. Volunteers are invited to participate. The Relay for Life is scheduled for May 1. For more information, email courtney.harlow@wilmed.org.

Grief support meeting planned

The Women’s Pavilion at Wilson Medical Center’s grief support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the Wells Fargo conference room. The group is for anyone who has experienced pregnancy or infant loss and it meets on the second Tuesday of each month. January’s topic is “Facing the New Year.” For more information, call 252-399-8236.

Breastfeeding class set for Jan. 16

Wilson Medical Center’s free class to help expectant mothers learn about the importance of breastfeedin is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 in the hospital auditorium. To register or for more information, contact the lactation support team at 252-399-8887 or lactation@wilmed.org.

Fike band plans dance-a-thon

The Fike High School band will have a dance-a-thon from 10 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 in the Fike High School cafeteria, 500 Harrison Drive. The $20 entry fee includes registration, water and raffle entry. There’s a $5 discount for Wilson County Schools teachers and students with ID. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. All profits will help the Fike High School band purchase new instruments.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published on Tuesdays and Fridays as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to Lori Parrish at lori@wilsontimes.com.

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