A first-time parent’s childbirth preparation 6-hour class. It may be taken as one session or two. Some information that will be covered includes: anatomy and physiology of labor and delivery, stages of labor, labor comfort measures/partner’s role, controlled relaxation techniques, breathing techniques, medication/anesthesia, epidurals, inductions, post-partum care and more. Tour of the birthing center is included. Registration required. Fee.
A one-hour class that helps big brothers and sisters adjust to a new baby in the family. Includes a video about siblings and a tour of the nursery and postpartum unit.
For children ages 3 to 10, with at least one parent in attendance.
Immunotherapy — Harnessing Personalized Treatment for Cancer
Speaker: Barry Boyd, MD, medical oncologist
Boosting the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells is an exciting new frontier in medicine. Get a broad overview of immunotherapy, including its development and use for difficult-to-treat diseases.
To register, call 888-305-9253 or visit greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Come hear one of our 6 board certified bariatric surgeons discuss the details of bariatric weight loss surgery. You will learn reasons for the surgery, why it may be a good choice for you, success rates, failure rates, and long term outcomes as well as the benefits to the Greenwich Hospital program. For more information call 203-863-3646.
Free. Parking below the hospital.
Prepare yourself and your family or friends for your upcoming knee replacement surgery at Greenwich Hospital and post-operative care. Get answers to any questions you may have either before or after your surgery.
Free parking available in the parking garage below the hospital. If you require wheelchair assistance, please drive to the front of the hospital and an attendant will assist you. Please feel free to request a wheelchair escort to class — requests should be made at the reception desk at time of check-in.
Essential learning for expectant parents, including feeding, bathing, cord care, sleep patterns and proper car seat use. Payment for this class includes expectant mom and 1 guest.
Free visitor parking is available under the building or street parking subject to meters.