Classes & Events

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

November 17 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Stroke Support Group – MedStar Franklin Square and MedStar Good Samaritan

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2018

The MedStar Stroke Support Group is a support group for individuals who have had a stroke as well as their significant others. Members gather for educational programs and social activities. Meetings include informative sessions on stroke-related topics, such as nutrition and stress management. Topics change with each meeting.  The group meets the first Thursday of Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

The Alzheimer Caregiver support group meets monthly and provides participants with emotional, educational, and social support.

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Latino Support Group for Alzheimer’s Caregivers at MedStar Franklin Square

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

The Latino Alzheimer Caregiver support group meets monthly and provides participants with emotional, educational, and social support.

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

December 15 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

January 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

January 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - February 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke-free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke-free.   Class meets on Thursdays, January 3 through February 7, 2019 • 6 p.m. Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

January 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

January 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Infant Care and Safety Class at MedStar Franklin Square

January 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

January 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

January 12, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

January 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square

January 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, burns, sprains & fractures, allergic reactions, seizures and many more. The CPR class is held from 9 a.m.– 12 p.m. and the First Aid Class is from Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

January 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

January 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

February 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

February 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

February 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

February 9, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

February 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

February 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

February 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

February 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke-free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Karen R. Polite-Lamma, MSN, RN, CTTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke-free.   Class meets on Wednesdays, February 27 through April 3, 2019 • 10 a.m. to 12 Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

February 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

March 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

March 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR at MedStar Franklin Square

March 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  If interested in taking both CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in a life-threatening emergency situation.  We offer the National Safety Council Infant and Child First Aid course Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

March 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

March 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Infant Care and Safety Class at MedStar Franklin Square

March 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

March 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - April 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke-free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke-free.   Class meets on Thursdays, March 14 through April 18, 2019 • 6 Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

March 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

March 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

March 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

March 24, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

March 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

March 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

April 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

April 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

April 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

April 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, burns, sprains & fractures, allergic reactions, seizures and many more. The CPR class is held from 9 a.m.– 12 p.m. and the First Aid Class is from Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

April 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

April 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

April 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

Quit smoking cessation stop

Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

April 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke-free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Karen R. Polite-Lamma, MSN, RN, CTTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke-free.   Class meets on Wednesdays, April 24 through May 29, 2019 • 10 a.m. to 12 Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

April 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

April 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

April 27, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

May 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

May 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

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Infant Care and Safety Class at MedStar Franklin Square

May 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

May 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

May 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

May 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

May 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke-free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke-free.   Class meets on Thursdays, May 16 through June 20, 2019 • 6 Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

May 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

May 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

May 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

May 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

June 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

June 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

June 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

June 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

June 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

June 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

June 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

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Breastfeeding: Facts Myths and Techniques at MedStar Franklin Square

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this interactive class designed to help you feel comfortable and confident by preparing you and baby for breastfeeding.

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

June 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

June 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

July 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

July 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

July 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

July 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

This is for people who’ve had or are planning to have bariatric surgery. They will receive first hand information about bariatric surgery and learning from the experiences of others. Spouses, family members and friends are always welcome. Guest speakers are often invited to provide information on topics of nutrition, supplements, exercise and behavior modification. The Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

July 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

July 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

July 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

August 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar at MedStar Bel Air

August 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »

Breastfeeding and New Mothers Support Group

August 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The group is open to ALL new moms (breastfeeding moms and non-breastfeeding) and their babies under 1 year of age.  A nurse, who is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, is present to answer infant care questions, facilitate discussions and assist with breastfeeding issues as needed.  There is a newborn scale at each group for moms who choose Read More »

Bariatric Education Seminar – MedStar Franklin Square

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Please join us for a free bariatric education seminar to learn more about the different options available for surgical weight loss. Here, you can get the information needed to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Our team of specialists will discuss topics such as diet, nutrition, exercise and behavior modifications. A bariatric Read More »