October 23, 2012

Erlanger offers childbirth education, more

Submitted by Erlanger Health System

CHATTANOOGA — The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for October 24-25 includes childbirth education. Registration is required. For more information on our classes and events, call Erlanger HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. HealthLink Plus is a free membership program open to adults 18 and older.


Wednesday, October 24

Childbirth Education

5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

This childbirth education class/series is designed for expectant parents and taught by experienced OB nurses.  These classes include stages of labor, relaxation and labor support techniques, hospital procedures, pain management options, after birth and home care for moms and in-hospital care for newborns.  There will also be time for questions and answers.  Registration fee is $75.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.


Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Seminar

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

SkyRidge Medical Center (Cleveland, TN)

Area residents who are overweight and /or with health problems related to obesity are invited to learn more about the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center at Erlanger.  It is a free seminar and registration is required.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register. Visit Erlanger’s You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/erlangerhealth and click The Weight Loss Program under Playlist to watch first-hand accounts from those who have gone through the program.


Thursday, October 25

Moments to Share (Grief) Support Group

7:00 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House

For parents who have lost a baby during pregnancy or in intensive care. Call (423) 778-5149 for more information.