St. Petersburg, FL - St Petersburg General Hospital offers the following events:

Stroke Support Group

Tuesday, 8/5/14 3 - 4pm

Northside Hospital Auditorium 6006 49th Street N. Suite 230 St Petersburg, FL 33709

You are not alone. Each year, over 795,000 people in the United States will suffer the effects of a stroke. That's why Northside Hospital & St. Petersburg General Hospital have partnered to offer a free monthly Stroke Support Group -- to offer you advice and provide shared experiences so that you can get back to the things you love.

Prepared Childbirth

Tuesday 8/5/14 6 -8:30pm

St Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium, 6500 38th Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33710

This course covers the latest techniques to prepare you for your childbirth experience. Your instructor is Lamaze certified RN, ICEA Certified prepared with labor and delivery experience! This class content includes labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing, pain management, coping with unexpected events, and the immediate post-partum period. St. Pete General recommends that you schedule to finish when you are approximately 36-37 weeks. Class fee is $35.00 per couple for the entire course of 4 classes. The 4 class course is offered on a rotating basis, every month.

Matter of Balance

Wednesday 8/6/14 1:30 - 3:30pm

St Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium, 6500 38th Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33710

Series of classes teaches safety exercise and social skills to prevent falls. Must attend all 8 classes. This is the first of 8 classes, the next class is Friday at the same time and location and every Wednesday and Friday through the 29th of August.

Newborn Care

Thursday 8/7/14 6:30 - 8:30pm

St Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium, 6500 38th Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33710

Spend an enjoyable evening learning baby care basics. Topics covered include newborn characteristics, growth and development, infant safety, and the joys of parenting. Class fee is $15.00 per couple. A First Year Baby Care manual is available for purchase for $20, because your baby does not come with instructions!

Preparing for Breastfeeding

Saturday 8/9/14 12:30 - 3:30pm

St Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium, 6500 38th Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33710

A one-time class focused on successful breast feeding. This course is devoted to Mom and her support person/s to promote a positive breast feeding experience both in the hospital and after going home. This class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. There is no fee - optional breast feeding book is offered for $10.