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Breast Cancer Support Group
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Free

with Support Group

Calendar Next session starts Aug 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2019

To Life!, in partnership with the Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center of Saratoga Hospital, offers a monthly support group for women affected by breast cancer, as well as interested family members and caregivers.

Join us and become connected with other women. Share your story, listen to others, form new and lasting friendships. Group meetings include enjoyable activities onsite and offsite, as well as guest speakers.

For more information, call Jennifer Baldwin at 518-886-5648.

Breastfeeding Basics

$25

with Kelly Duheme

Calendar Next session starts Sep 9, 2019 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 2, 2019

You may bring a labor support partner, if you wish. Please register only one person per couple.

Learn the art of breastfeeding with our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Kelly Duheme. We will discuss techniques and positions, how to read your baby's hunger cues, benefits for both mom and baby, what to expect in the early days, and how your baby's feeding needs may change over time. Attending this class before your baby arrives can help prepare your family for a smooth start on your breastfeeding journey.

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Kelly Duheme

Calendar Next session starts Sep 7, 2019 at 10 am
7 additional sessions through Dec 20, 2019

Join Kelly Duheme, IBCLC, in collaboration with Saratoga Midwifery, Saratoga OBGYN at Myrtle Street, and Saratoga WIC, for a FREE support group to connect with other breastfeeding mothers.

We will celebrate our successes, share our struggles, and offer guidance and support to help both mom and baby throughout their breastfeeding journey. Expectant mothers are encouraged to attend, and the group is open to all mothers regardless of delivery location. Grandmothers and siblings (up to age 5) are also welcome.

Please bring a blanket/floor mat. No registration required. For more information, please call Kelly at 518-580-2049.

Cancer Support Group
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Cancer Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Aug 28, 2019 at 12 pm
7 additional sessions through Dec 11, 2019

This cancer support group, led by Pierre Zimmerman, M.S., of One Roof Holistic Health Center, provides a "safe container to explore common physical, financial, emotional, cognitive, developmental, familial, and spiritual issues."

Please register by calling 413-992-7012.

This group is sponsored by the Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center of Saratoga Hospital.

Cardiac Care Support Group
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Cardiac Care Support Group

Free

with SHMG Cardiology

Calendar Next session starts Aug 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 18, 2019

Recovering from a cardiac event is a continuous process that often requires significant lifestyle changes. In order to provide ongoing guidance for you during this time, the cardiovascular team at Saratoga Hospital will host a monthly group to answer your post-care questions and offer information on healthy eating, exercising, and mental wellness to support your transition to a new daily routine.

For more information, please call 518-580-2400. Registration is not required. 

Caregiver Support Group
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Caregiver Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Sep 5, 2019 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 5, 2019

In this NEW monthly support group, facilitated by Pierre Zimmerman, M.S., of One Roof Holistic Health Center, we will:

  • Address issues of self-care, and how to practice it while caring for someone else
  • Identify sources of stress, and learn skills to cope and take action to reduce that stress
  • Explore ways to feel healthier, including practical solutions for constructive communication
  • Discover how to clarify your needs and meet them without feeling guilt, anger, or resentment.

Pre-registration is requested. Please call 413-992-7012.

This support group is funded by Saratoga Hospital Patient Cancer Funds.

Childbirth Preparation Series

$75

with Courtney Keller

Calendar Next session starts Sep 11, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class takes place over three consecutive Wednesday evenings: September 11, 18, 25. You may bring a labor support partner. Please register only one person per couple.

Childbirth Preparation is a three-class series designed to educate expectant parents on their options during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. We will discuss having a healthy pregnancy, the work of labor and birth, coping with labor, options for medications and other interventions, being an active participant in your care, the role of the birth partner, and the first 48 hours after birth. The series will include discussions, films, hands-on opportunities, networking with other expecting couples, and a tour of Saratoga Hospital's Labor & Delivery Unit.

Childbirth Preparation Series

$75

with Carol Pollett

Calendar Next session starts Oct 10, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class takes place over three consecutive Thursday evenings: October 10, 17, 24. You may bring a labor support partner. Please register only one person per couple.

Childbirth Preparation is a three-class series designed to educate expectant parents on their options during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. We will discuss having a healthy pregnancy, the work of labor and birth, coping with labor, options for medications and other interventions, being an active participant in your care, the role of the birth partner, and the first 48 hours after birth. The series will include discussions, films, hands-on opportunities, networking with other expecting couples, and a tour of Saratoga Hospital's Labor & Delivery Unit.





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