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Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Kelly Duheme

Calendar Next session starts Jan 4, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
23 additional sessions through Dec 18, 2020

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 518-580-2049.

Cancer Prevention Starts Now: Smoking & Vaping in Adolescents

Free

with Multidisciplinary Group

Calendar Next session starts Oct 22, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than three million adolescents used e-cigarettes in 2018, including 4.9% of middle school students. Smoking and vaping in adolescents is a public health emergency, but Saratoga County has tools to help.

Join us for an educational seminar with our community partners to learn more about:

  • Types of e-cigarettes and vaping devices
  • The effects of smoking on the lungs and other risks to adolescent bodies
  • Cancer prevention
  • Behavioral health risks and addiction
  • Resources available to you from Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga County Public Health, the Prevention Council, the American Cancer Society, and Parent University at Saratoga Springs School District. 

This program is designed for parents and guardians, educators and school staff, health and human services workers, and other adults who mentor young people. It is sponsored by the Cancer Control Committee of Saratoga Hospital.

Registration is required! Please call 518-580-2450 or register online. 

Cancer Support Group
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Cancer Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Oct 23, 2019 at 12 pm
3 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.

Cancer Support Group
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Cancer Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Jan 8, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
23 additional sessions through Dec 23, 2020

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 at Saratoga Hospital. 

Cardiac Care Support Group
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Cardiac Care Support Group

Free

with SHMG Cardiology

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm
2 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 Nov 7, 2019 at 6 pm
1 additional session on 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.

Caregiver Support Group
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Caregiver Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Jan 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
11 additional sessions through Dec 3, 2020

In this monthly caregiver 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 in the midst of 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 the Saratoga Hospital Patient Cancer Fund. 

Childbirth Preparation Series

$75

with Joan Powers

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

This class will take place over three consecutive Thursday evenings: November 7, 14, 21. 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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