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HCA Florida Brandon Hospital announces free October education programs for expectant mothers

HCA Florida Brandon Hospital will offer the following education programs in October for expectant mothers. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling (813) 653-1065.

September 21, 2022
Pregnant mother holding her belly and smiling.

Brandon, FL – HCA Florida Brandon Hospital will offer the following education programs in October for expectant mothers. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 813-653-1065.

Intensive Childbirth Class and Tour – In Person
This informative in-person class will cover the third trimester, labor and delivery, comfort measures, medical interventions, postpartum and infant care. Have questions about your upcoming delivery? One of our highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurses will be available to provide answers to any questions you may have. Our goal is to help you feel at ease and comfortable with what to expect when your baby arrives. Please bring your labor "coach" if possible, blanket and a pillow. Lunch and snacks will be provided. A tour of our Baby Suites will be offered as well.

  • Dates: Saturday, October 8 or Saturday, October 22
  • Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location: HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, Brandon Medical Center
  • Address: 220 S. Moon Ave., Suite 262, Brandon, FL 33511

Intensive Childbirth – Virtual
This class will cover the third trimester, labor and delivery, comfort measures, medical interventions, postpartum and infant care. Content will be delivered virtually with several short videos and a presentation and discussion after each video. Have questions about your upcoming delivery? One of our highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurses will be available to provide answers to any questions you may have. Our goal is to help you feel at ease and comfortable with what to expect when your baby arrives.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 11
  • Time: 2:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Location: This class will be held virtually via WebEx. A link to the class will be emailed by the event coordinator prior to the class date. There will be intermittent short breaks throughout the class.

Gestational Diabetes Education Session
A two-part education session where you will meet with a dietician and nurse to cover the following: nutrition, monitoring blood glucose, insulin and exercise. Feel free to bring your blood glucose meter and any other diabetes management supplies. A light lunch will be provided.

  • Dates: Wednesday, October 12
  • Time: Noon to 2:00pm
  • Location: HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, Brandon Medical Center
  • Address: 220 S. Moon Ave., Suite 262, Brandon, FL 33511

Baby Matters
This interactive class will help you understand what to expect developmentally before and after your baby is born. You will be given ideas for activities to do, which will enhance development and build 'attachment' with your baby. A wide range of topics will be discussed, including how much sleep your baby needs as well as newborn infant care.

  • Date: Saturday, October 15
  • Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Location: HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, Brandon Medical Center
  • Address: 220 S. Moon Ave., Suite 262, Brandon, FL 33511

A Baby Matters - Spanish Version class will also be offered.

  • Date: Monday, October 17
  • Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, Brandon Medical Center
  • Address: 220 S. Moon Ave., Suite 262, Brandon, FL 33511

Published:
September 21, 2022
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