Wesley Healthcare December 14, 2015

Family Life Education Classes

Classes are held at the following locations: Wesley BirthCare Center at the northeast corner of Hillside and Murdock streets; Wesley West ER & Diagnostic Center at 8714 W. 13th St.; and Intrust Learning Center at Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. For more information or to register, go to www.wesleymc.com and choose “Classes and Events” or call 316.962.6000.

 

  • “Babysitting for Beginners”: a single one-day class for youth ages 11-15 to learn to care for children of all ages, CPR training is included

Cost: $40, includes lunch

Wesley BirthCare Center: Saturdays, Jan. 23 and Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

  • “Big Kids and Babies”: one 90-minute session of activities for children ages 3-6 to help prepare them to welcome a new baby, tour included

Cost: $10 per child

Wesley BirthCare Center: Saturday, Jan. 9, 10-11:30 a.m.

 

  • “Breastfeeding”: two two-hour classes or one three-hour class to learn the advantages of breastfeeding

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Mondays, Jan. 1 and 11, 7-9 p.m.

Wesley West ER: Tuesdays, Feb. 2 and 9, 7-9 p.m.

Saturday class, BirthCare Center: Jan. 16 and Feb. 6, 9 a.m.-noon

 

  • “Breastfeeding and Returning to Work or School”: one two-hour class to learn about breastfeeding and returning to work or school. Pumping and storing milk included. Should be taken 4-6 weeks postpartum.

Cost: Free of charge, partners and caregivers are encouraged to attend

Wesley BirthCare Center: Wednesdays, Jan. 6 and 20, Feb. 3 and 17, 3-5 p.m.

 

  • “Car Seat Safety”: one two-hour class to learn how to select a safe car seat and use it effectively

Cost: free of charge

Wesley BirthCare Center: Tuesday, Jan. 19, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Calming Your Baby”: one two-hour class on how to identify your baby’s needs to ease pressure and stress

Cost: $15 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • Car Seat Checks: your infant or child’s car seat will be checked for safety and proper installation by Wesley’s certified car seat specialists. Call 316.962.2105 for dates, times and location of car seat checks.

 

  • “Childbirth Refresher”: log on to www.wesleymc.com or call 316.962.6000 for more information

 

  • “Cesarean Birth”: one two-hour class to help prepare and schedule cesarean birth and tour the hospital

Cost: $15 per person or couple

Wesley Medical Center, Intrust Learning Center: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Caring for Your Baby”: two two-hour classes or one three-hour class providing information about bathing, diapering, feeding, safety, child development, health and other practical information

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Thursdays, Jan 7 and 14, Feb. 4 and 11, 7-9 p.m.

Saturday class, BirthCare Center: Jan. 16 and Feb. 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

 

  • “Childbirth Preparation”: six two-hour classes or two six-hour Saturday classes for expectant mothers and their partners to learn skills and information about birth

Cost: $80 per couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Mondays, Jan. 4-Feb. 8 and Feb. 22-March 28, Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 16, Thursdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25 5, 7-9 p.m.

Saturday Class: Jan. 23 and 30, Feb. 13 and 20, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

  • “Mini Childbirth Preparation”: four two-hour classes for expectant mothers and their partners to learn skills and information about birth (condensed version of the six week class)

Cost: $50 per couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Wednesdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “CPR for Infants and Children”: one three-hour class that includes information about child-proofing

your home

Cost: $15 per person

Wesley Medical Center, Intrust Learning Center: Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 19 and 26, Feb. 2 and 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Wesley West: Thursdays, Feb. 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 

  • “The Dad’s Class”: one two-hour class for expectant and new fathers and their pregnant partners

Cost: $15 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Tuesdays, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Girl to Woman”: one two-hour class for girls ages 9-12 and their mothers to learn about menstruation and other physical and emotional changes of puberty

Cost: $15 per mother-daughter couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Saturday, Jan. 23, 4-6 p.m.

 

  • “Grandparents to Be”: one two-hour class for future grandparents to learn about current birth practices and changes in feeding and newborn care

Cost: $15 per person

Wesley BirthCare Center: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Miraculous Multiples”: class for couples expecting twins or more to prepare them for the pregnancy, nutritional demands and parenting more than one infant

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Schedule as needed by calling 316.962.2290

 

  • “Postpartum Care”: two two-hour classes about what to expect after birth

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Mondays, Feb. 22 and 29, Tuesdays, Jan. 12 and 19, 7-9 p.m

 

  • “VBAC” (vaginal birth after cesarean): one two-hour class about how to enhance your birth experience

Cost: free of charge        

                  Wesley Medical Center, Intrust A: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Off to a Good Start”: one two-hour class providing information on prenatal health; recommended to be taken 20 weeks before gestation

Cost: $15 per person or couple

Wesley BirthCare Center: Monday, Feb. 8, Wednesday Jan. 13, 7-9 p.m.

 

Tours

  • Wesley BirthCare Center (3222 E. Murdock St.) Call 316.962.2290 to schedule a tour: every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wesley Medical Center (550 N. Hillside St.) In-hospital Labor and Delivery Unit: Saturdays, Jan. 9, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20, 12:30 p.m.; meet in Intrust Learning Center

 

Look Good, Feel Better Workshop

Wesley and the American Cancer Society will host a free Look Good...Feel Better® workshop on Monday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. The program teaches beauty techniques to female patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Pre-registration is required by calling Wesley Guest Services at 316.962.2100.

 

Wesley Friends Events

  • Health Screenings: cholesterol, glucose and hemoglobin screening: $10 for Wesley Friends members; $15 for non-members. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 316.962.6000.
    • Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 – 8:45 a.m., Wesley Woodlawn Emergency Room, 2610 N. Woodlawn
    • Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 – 8:45 a.m., Wesley Woodlawn Emergency Room, 2610 N. Woodlawn

 

  • Monthly Socials
    • Lunch with Mayor Jeff Longwell, Thursday, Jan. 14, 11:30 a.m., Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple St.; Lunch is $8. Mayor Jeff Longwell was elected to office in April 2015. He is a long-time resident of Wichita. He has championed many issues related to improving the community including government accountability, accessibility and transparency; economic development and job creation; strategic regional partnerships; quality of life issues; a strong infrastructure; and public transit. Come here the mayor’s thoughts about Wichita.To make a reservation, call 316.962.8400.
    • Trash or Treasure?, Thursday, Feb 11, 11:30 a.m., Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple St.; Lunch is $8. Do you have something that has been in your family for ages and you have wondered if it is valuable? John Boldenow, member of certified Appraisers Guild of America, will be here to give us some tips and information about the appraisal process and how to find out. If you have an item that you want John to look at, please call the Wesley Friends office. He will allow as many as 50 items, but it must be approved and assigned a number through the Wesley Friends office. Please limit one item per family. No books, dolls, stamps or coins. Don’t miss this fun and educational opportunity. To make a reservation, call 316.962.8400.

 

Wesley Medical Center is the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912.  As a leader in Overall Recommended Care in national surveys, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region.  Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Galichia ER, the region’s only pediatric ER and soon, Wesley Derby ER.  Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, multiple WesleyCare clinics and is currently building the region’s only dedicated children’s hospital – Wesley Children’s Hospital. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please visit www.wesleymc.com.