Tag: childbirth education program

Ask the Experts: Postpartum manager Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, postpartum manager at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support [...]

2020-08-19T12:02:12-06:00August 26th, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Regional One Health brings childbirth classes online to serve new parents during pandemic

COVID-19 is presenting a number of challenges for our employees, and they are rising to the occasion by creating new and innovative ways to serve their patients. Jehan Ellis, our childbirth education program coordinator, led an effort to bring her classes online so new parents don't miss out on an opportunity for information and [...]

2020-06-04T15:15:33-06:00June 5th, 2020|

Regional One Health offers support for expectant moms by introducing online childbirth education classes starting May 5

Regional One Health is now offering childbirth education classes online due to social distancing associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes classes can be accessed on a smart phone, tablet or computer. Topics include healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum issues and breastfeeding. Classes are offered free to patients, and are designed to empower [...]

2020-04-28T07:58:13-06:00April 28th, 2020|

August is National Breastfeeding Month, but Regional One Health’s mission to support nursing moms and babies lasts all year long

There’s no doubt breastfeeding promotes good health and is a great way for moms and babies to bond – but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Regional One Health understands that, and has made a commitment to promoting breastfeeding not only during August’s National Breastfeeding Month, but all year long. That commitment includes education [...]

2019-08-12T09:55:17-06:00August 5th, 2019|

Regional One Health’s free childbirth education classes empower parents to give their babies a healthy start

Katherine Lybarger is grateful to live in a time and place where women are empowered to give birth in a safe environment and to advocate for themselves and their new bundle of joy. When Katherine learned she was pregnant, she remembered her grandmother’s stories of feeling traumatized by labor and delivery: despite having seven [...]

2019-06-04T13:19:50-06:00June 3rd, 2019|