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The aquatic environment helps reduce weight bearing on all joints, which helps reduce joint and back pain. Learn safe exercise techniques to strengthen core muscles: abdominals, pelvic floor, back and leg muscles alongwith safe flexibility exercises. There is a light cardiovascular exercise portion ...
Baby Sign language gives parents the opportunity to communicate with babies long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Signing with babies has been proven to help accelerate language development, reduce frustration, enhance a child's self-esteem and deepen the bond between parent and chil...
Exploreall the options and make an informed choice for your birth experience.Take a tour of the Dominican Hospital Family Birth Center, and discover the waysDominicanprovides comfortable, safe, and secure care for mom and baby. Visit our private birthing rooms and postpartumsuites where mom, baby, a...
Learn the information you need for getting breastfeeding off to a good start. This one-session class will cover how to ensure a good milk supply, techniques for getting a good latch, how to know if your baby is getting enough, and ways you can avoid common problems. Recommended for mothers in mid-to...
This class is intended for expectant mothers and their labor support team.Focus will be onthe birth process, including the stages of labor and when to go to the hospital. Non-pharmaceutical coping techniques for pain, including breath work, mindfulness practices, supportive touch and positions for l...
Dominican Hospital is recognized as a Baby-Friendly Hospital ™ and prioritizes breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and provides a weekly Latch Clinic. We provide information and resources for common concerns, as well as latch and positioning assistance froman International Board Certified Lactation...
Bring your baby and join us for a fun, interactive gentle water workout. Babies enjoy the water while mom's socialize and enjoy gentle group exercises with a light cardiovascular component. Use your baby for resistance to help re-build overall body strength, especially in your core. For mother's and...
An opportunity for new moms and babies to get together, meet other new moms, and discuss common concerns. Call (831) 462-7862 for more information. Open to the community regardless of birthplace. Facilitator: Maternal Child Health StaffFee: No charge to participateFunded by: Dominican HospitalLocati...
This class will give expectant parents and/or caregivers an opportunity to learn the basics of caring for their baby in the early months after delivery. These basic skills include: bathing, diapering, dressing, swaddling, and soothing newborns. Some basic breastfeeding skills will be offered but wil...
Aprende mas acerca de sus opciones para el nacimiento de su bebe, asi como aprendiendo como el hospital de Dominican proporciona comodo el cuidado seguro para la mama y el bebe. Visita nuestros cuartos privados de parto y cuartos postnatales donde mama, el bebe y su significativo permanecern juntos....
This workshop is an evidence-based fathering/co-parenting curriculum that focuses on supporting and encouraging fathers' active involvement in their children's lives with their child's mother. The curriculum focuses on improvement of the5 main relationships: relationship with self, between partners/...