Events

Virtual Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Jan 12 2022 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

If you have had weight loss surgery or are in the process of having 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. 

Presentation: Nutrition For Your Specific Needs

Speaker: Corey Coburn from Lean Kitchen

Location: 
Online

Childbirth Education

Jan 22 2022 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm

This class will prepare you for the birth of your child by learning about labor, delivery, cesarean birth and the tools and techniques available to you. 

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

Baby Safety and Wellness

Jan 20 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.
2nd floor, Meeting Room 1
Topeka, KS 66606

Boot Camp for New Dads

Jan 18 2022 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Gain confidence in your role as a dad before bringing you baby home. Practice hands-on baby care skills in this "just for expectant fathers" class, taught by a veteran dad. Pizza and soda are provided!

Location: 
The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
1700 SW 7th St.
2nd Floor Classroom
Topeka, KS 66606

Baby Basics and Bonding - Virtual Class

Jan 12 2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

In this class, you will learn how to diaper, bathe, swaddle, and use calming techniques to soothe your baby. This class includes what to expect at the health center and what to expect with a newborn the first few weeks after they are born. Discover techniques that will help you build a stronger bond with your baby. Learn about the golden hour, skin-to-skin, infant massage, baby wearing and developmental play activities to do together.

Location: 
Online

Infant and Child CPR

Jan 08 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am

This course teaches choking and rescue breathing techniques for infants, children and adults. Our instructors are trained and certified through the American Heart Association. Participants will take the friends and family course for infants, children and adults. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend.

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