Events

Postpartum Family Support Group

Aug 18 2022 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Postpartum Family Support Group provides a safe place for any new parent to ask questions, share experiences, receive encouragement and connect with other parents. The group is led by a certified lactation nurse consultant who can also provide instruction and support for breastfeeding and mental health. The class is offered in person on the third Thursday of every month from 4-5 p.m. in one of the second floor meeting rooms at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus hospital. Parents are welcome to bring infants to the meetings.

Location: 
The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606

Baby Safety and Wellness

Aug 08 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Implement safety measure in your home to keep your baby safe. Receive the latest information about SUID (Sudden Unexpected Infant Death) prevention and car seat safety, as well as baby-proofing tips. Learn what to keep in the medicine cabinet, when to call the doctor, and how to take your baby's temperature. This class also includes information about what, when, and how to feed your baby the first year.

Location: 
The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606

Prenatal Breastfeeding Basics

Aug 04 2022 - 6:30 am to 8:00 pm

Learn breastfeeding basics to get feedings off to a great start. Learn how to overcome common problems and more about breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby.

Location: 
The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606

Virtual Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Aug 10 2022 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Whether you have had weight loss surgery, are in the process of having surgery or are interested in surgery, we invite you to attend our free online bariatric support group. Gain education and encouragement through social interaction, guided discussion and guest speakers from the comfort and convenience of your home. Family or support persons are welcome to attend as well.

Presentation: Hear from a bariatric surgeon who was also a patient

Speaker: Dr. James Hamilton, General, Vascular and Bariatric Surgeon

 

Location: 
Online