Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Fall/Winter 2013

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299 King's Daughters Drive Frankfort, Ky 40601 Classes and Support Groups This publication in no way seeks to serve as a substitute for professional medical care. Consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. Classes Breast-feeding Basics—Learn the how-tos of breast-feeding. Covers the importance of breastfeeding, when to feed your baby, how much to feed your baby, breast care, breast-feeding lifestyle and the support person's role. Childbirth Education—Class covers labor and delivery, fetal monitoring, medications and anesthesia, cesarean sections, newborn baby care, and breathing and relaxation exercises. Participants view childbirthing videos and take tours of the birthing rooms, nursery and postpartum areas. Diabetes Self-Management Education—Three-hour class for two consecutive weeks. Topics include an overview of diabetes, nutrition basics, use of medications and avoiding complications. Look Good Feel Better—Nonmedical, brand-neutral public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients to help them manage the appearancerelated side effects of cancer treatment. Newborn Care—Helps participants feel more confident during their baby's first six weeks. Covers topics including how to feed, comfort, and keep the baby safe and healthy. Sibling Class—Class prepares children ages 3 to 12 for the birth of a new baby brother or sister. Discusses safety and emotional issues. Support Groups Bosom Buddies—This volunteer-led cancer support group, established by a group of breast cancer survivors, is dedicated to helping others cope with the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of breast cancer. Â All classes are free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call Consult-A-Nurse® at 502-226-1655 or toll-free at 877-FRMC-MD1 (877-376-2631), or visit our online calendar at

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